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  • Cultural Heritage
    The Avenue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also known simply as "Aleje" – the Avenues, is the main and elegant street of Częstochowa. Traditionally the entire artery is divided into the First, Second and Third Avenues. Between the two-lane roadways, there is a promenade, along which numerous pilgrimages head for the Jasna Góra monastery. Along the avenue we will see a number of old houses built predominately in the Classicist style.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki Letnisko is a small settlement hidden in the pine forest near the industrial town of Myszków. The settlement was founded in the early decades of the last century thanks to the efforts of Stefania and Karol Raczyński, who were the owners of the lands of Złoty Potok. They decided to create a holiday resort for residents of Zagłębie nearby towns. Today, we can see historic, wooden villas and an interesting little church founded by Counts Raczyński.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The history of Koziegłowy dates back to the fourteenth or fifteenth century, when one of the representatives of the Lis family received a foundation charter, allowing him to set up a town between the rivers of Sarni Stok and Boży Stok, which are right tributaries of the Warta. From those times, an urban layout including a market square and seven streets going out of it have been preserved. The partly Gothic parish church of Saint Mary Magdalene is worth seeing. It is located east of the market square. It stands next to the townhouse from the nineteenth century.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Janów is a village lying in the periphery of the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. Originally, it was a town founded by Jan Aleksander Koniecpolski, voivode of Sieradz, in the 17th century. The town was named after its founder’s first name. To this day, it has retained a unique market and some parts of the small-town building areas. The town was the place of the battles during the January Uprising.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    In Złoty Potok, a village of the Polish Jura, which is beautifully situated on the Wiercica, a tourist may not complain about the lack of attractions. These areas are renowned for their landscape values, and there is no shortage of monuments. In the center of the village, it is worthwhile to stop for a moment in the meticulously restored market square known under the name of Saint John’s The Baptist Square. The local parish church is also worth visiting, while the square itself is adorned with a fine well and a bronze statue of the "Nosiwódki", - a woman carrying the buckets of water.
  • Cultural Heritage
    To this day, Żarki, a town located in the Polish Jura, has retained an old charm of small towns. Żarki was granted town privileges at the turn of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Its urban layout with a centrally located, trapezoid marketplace and streets running out of its corners come from that time. An unusual element of the landscape of Żarki is stone barns standing in the eastern part of the town.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Few people know that in the second half of the eighteenth century, Silesia was a leader in the production of ... clay pipes. In 1753, a smoking pipe manufactory was launched by the company initiated by the then owner of the Lubliniec – Andreas von Garnier - in Zborowskie near Lubliniec. It manufactured even two million pipes per year. The plant was closed in the mid-nineteenth century. To this day, one of the four factory buildings has survived in Zborowskie. It is waiting for revitalization.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The urban layout of the center of modern Lubliniec results from the city rights modeled on the German law granted by the Dukes of Opole. The market square, also called the Conrad Marka Square, and the streets running out of it are, in large part, lined with houses from the nineteenth century. The most valuable monument in the Old Town is the parish church of Saint Nicholas, whose present construction dates from the sixteenth century.
  • Cultural Heritage
    In Siewierz, a historic town full of monuments, located between Katowice and Częstochowa, you might want to find an interesting old manor-like house standing in Kościuszki Street, very close to the parish church. The house was erected by the Frank family, at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries. The building is covered with a mansard roof. In the second half of the 19th century, it was the seat of the commune authorities. Currently, the building houses, among others, the Chamber of Tradition and Old Culture in Siewierz.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The train station in Zawiercie is the oldest building connected with the collective transport in this city. It was built on along the Warsaw–Vienna railway. The first, wooden station building was erected here in 1872. The brick building was put up in less than twenty years later, in 1890, but it was much smaller than the present building. The latter was built in the years 1910-1913, and it was intended to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the reign of the Romanov dynasty in Russia.