Parafia Wang

Parafia Wang, Karpacz

Parafia Wang
4.5
Architectural Buildings • Religious Sites • Churches & Cathedrals
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11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Ivan Kinsmam
Kielce, Poland793 contributions
Family
There is a pleasant walk to the church.

A Swedish painter in Germany, Johan Dahl, bought the church to prevent its demolition. He then persuaded Frederick William IV of Prussia to take it over and it was transported via Szczeczin to Berlin.
Owing to the involvement of Countess Frederica von Reden of Bukowiec, in the spring of 1842 the church was moved to the Karkonosze Mountains so that it could be of use to the Lutherans living in Karpacz and its surroundings. The church therefore journeyed on barges along the river Odra to be later hauled by nine horse wagons.
The building site for the church was presented by Count Christian Leopold von Schaffgotsch of Cieplice. It is a slope of Czarna Góra (885 metres above sea level), midway between lower Karpacz and Mount Śnieżka.

The church itself is a remarkable construction with no Iron nails used. The wooden pillars inside could have been from Viking boats and the intricate wooden carving is a delight. A charming small cemetery and a good view of Mt. Śnieżka, plus a base for hiking trails.

Written July 20, 2021
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RavWoj
Rybnik, Poland729 contributions
This wooden church was moved from Scandinavia and assembled without singe nail. It is worth to take guided tour to learn about its history and details of architecture.
Written August 19, 2020
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Jeff L
London, UK50 contributions
Couples
Great story behind the temple. Went there on a misty day so couldn't appreciate the views, but really enjoyed the experience .
Written September 21, 2016
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Paulina K
London, UK15 contributions
Family
Lovely little stave church brought from parish of Vang in Norway.
The entrance to the building is not free, but the fee for the entry covers a recorded explanation of the history of the church.

It's worth having a stroll around the building and through the cemetery to visit graves of, amongst others, Henryk Tomaszewski, creator of the Wroclaw Mime Theatre (Wrocławski Teatr Pantomimy) and Tadeusz Różewicz, Polish poet, dramatist and writer.
Written August 24, 2015
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Glenda Sowinski
Hot Springs Village, AR145 contributions
Friends
This is such a novelty the church is after a Viking design transported from Norway. Absolutely worth every step to get there.
Written November 2, 2018
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SarahBaxt
Tel Aviv, Israel117 contributions
Friends
We climbed up to find out there was a wedding in the church and it would be open to visitors in about an hour. Couldn't wait.
We didn't thought to check if it’s a proper time for a visit… so we took pictures of the church outside enjoyed the view and the red mushrooms we saw on our way down
Written September 26, 2017
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kamilot
Krakow, Poland177 contributions
Family
Not so many this type of churches to see close-by, actually in Norway. You can feel a flavor of vikings time.
Written August 18, 2017
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LamePL
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg27 contributions
Family
it's a small, one hour starting point at the beginning of any trip to Karkonosze.
The church is unique and worth visiting.
you'll get a little story if you pay a ticket to get inside (in Polish).
Written July 29, 2017
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AdrianDamian
Warsaw, Poland98 contributions
Family
Wonderful church from 18 century worth to be seen at any time of the year. Probably most people would recommend to visit Vang at May June when rhododendron surrounding the temple gardens blooming.
Written February 16, 2017
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Marzena J
6 contributions
Family
Great example of wooden architecture! Look for dragons above the entrances ;)

There is a 10min explanations and then you can explore the place on your own a bit.
Written September 7, 2016
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