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Wang Church

Ul. na Sniezke 8/58 540, Karpacz 58-540, Poland
+48 75 752 82 90
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Tricky parking

All the other reviews mention the story of this church, so I'll pass it. However, it is worth to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tzd60820
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Vancouver, Washington
Beautiful place with a great story

Beautiful church in a scenic location with a great story behind it: a Viking church from the 12th... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JoostWillemsen
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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2 days ago
“Tricky parking”
3 weeks ago
“Beautiful place with a great story”
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Ul. na Sniezke 8/58 540, Karpacz 58-540, Poland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

All the other reviews mention the story of this church, so I'll pass it. However, it is worth to mention that there is no a single nail in this wooden stave structure.  The parking around is very tricky, because of the very steep hills around....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church in a scenic location with a great story behind it: a Viking church from the 12th century that was moved here in the 1840's by a Prussian king.

Thank JoostWillemsen
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Quick note: Built in 12th century, relocated from Norway to Karpacz in 1800. There are only 28 stave-churches like this (most of them in Norway), but it is said that this is the best preserved one

Thank Alero911
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Wang Church is spectacular example of XII Scandinavian wood churches. It was bought in XIX century by German king and transfered to Karpacz. Beatiful sculptures and other elements of ancient Norwegian culture mixed with local architecture annd old cementary.

Thank KSagala
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank AdrianDamian
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Very nice, antique wooden church built in Norway - originally in 12th century, brought to Karpacz in the mid-18th century and rebuilt. Currently remains one of most recognized and visited monuments in Karpacz. A must see.

Thank Artoooro
Reviewed October 9, 2016

If you are going to visit Karpacz, you should see Wang Church. The only thing was that there is no information in English.

Thank ewairenab
Reviewed October 3, 2016

If you Scandinavian then it probably makes no difference however this is wonderful place located in great scenery. Consider 2 h stop if you planning your hike trip tough. This is also gate to Karkonoski Park Narodowy - so easy entry to mountains trip

Thank miloszek
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The church is really worth to see, but you must be warned that the today's church differs from the original Vang stave church.The number of the genuine parts is rather small. The place is always crowded and when you plan to see the church's interior,...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Great story behind the temple. Went there on a misty day so couldn't appreciate the views, but really enjoyed the experience .

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traveller651047
Is it possible to take a public bus to get there ? I don't drive and depend on public transportation when travelling.
March 25, 2016|
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Response from fitzbip | Reviewed this property |
From what I had experienced, there are Buses running as I had noticed while 'fast tracking' down the winding and medium sized bitumen road leading to Karpacz from Wang with my mountain bike. What fun and exhilaration... More
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