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Archangel Michael's Church

ul. Koscielna 42 | Village of Debno, Nowy Targ 34-400, Poland
+48 18 275 17 97
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One of the finest and oldest wooden churches in the region

This Gothic-style 16th century wooden church is a UNESCO World Heritage site and features some... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Adrian S
Worth Pay a Visit - Gothic Art & Highland Fold Tradition!

On our way back to Zakopane after rafting the lorry made a stop for us to visit Archangel Michael’s... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2016
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Old church made of wood, old from 15th century, never destroyed, and part of the road of ancient wooden architecture in Little-Poland (South of Cracow)
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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ul. Koscielna 42 | Village of Debno, Nowy Targ 34-400, Poland
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

This Gothic-style 16th century wooden church is a UNESCO World Heritage site and features some really beautiful polychromy on its interior walls. This is perhaps the finest historical wooden church, along with the Church of John the Baptist in Orawka, in the immediate region and...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

On our way back to Zakopane after rafting the lorry made a stop for us to visit Archangel Michael’s Church. -A UNESCO heritage monument. Located in Dębno, the church dates back to the middle of the 15th century, but the first church at this place...More

1  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Little veru old church all made in wood with very old and interesting inside and history, to be visited if you are in the area ...

2  Thank Pierrick M
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Stunning artwork dating back to 15-17th century! It's pretty amazing how well preserved everything is. Loved it! Must see. Truly a gem.

Thank beachgirl315
Reviewed July 4, 2016

The wooden churches of southern Poland are unusual because they are constructed entirely of wood, while most European churches I have seen are of brick or stone. The interior is covered in folk art which as remained unchanged from the 15th cent. Other European church...More

Thank Matthias M
Reviewed October 29, 2015

A gem among the wooden architecture ;charming, little wooden church from 15th century in a small village called Dębno. The interior design is a unique combination of Gothic art and highland folk tradition. The church, together with other wooden churches in southern Poland and the...More

Thank evadora1
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Is it the most famous wooden church in Poland? Probably is. Visited many times before always getting to see it when in the area. Not far from main Nowy Targ - Krościenko road with access road leading to small car park. Open for tourists whole...More

Thank endrju_74
Reviewed September 7, 2015

We were lucky, because the church can be entered by the tourist only on a dry day. It was raining in the morning but we stopped at afternoon when it was dry. It is all because the whole church was built from wood material and...More

Thank tzd60820
Reviewed August 14, 2015

THIS entire church was built of larchwood in the middle of the 15th century. No flash photography is permitted inside because the interior houses many coloured works of art which have kept their original clarity despite the passage of more than 500 years. Just finding...More

Thank singhasam
Reviewed January 24, 2013

I visited the church where my grandfather was baptized. It is a beautiful old church in Nowy Targ Poland. The interior is gorgeous and the grounds surrounding it as beautiful. The town of Nowy Targ is beautiful, well kept and full of beautiful and interesting...More

Thank Carlcp
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