St. Leonard's Church

Lipnica Murowana, Poland

The Church of St Leonard was built at the end of the 15th century. From this date have survived parts of the polychrome decoration stencilled on the ceiling of the nave. The church was situated outside the defensive wall of the township and had the function of a cemetery church, a function that it still fulfils. It has been renovated many times, but this has not significantly affected its form or spatial arrangement

The church is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wooden Churches of Southern Lesser Poland and Subcarpathia. The wooden churches of southern Little Poland represent outstanding examples of the different aspects of medieval church-building traditions in Roman Catholic culture.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Steve Knight (20 months ago)
Beautiful old wooden church. Excellent audio guide. Must call before visit to arrange access
Christy Piszkiewicz (2 years ago)
Beautiful hand painted walls and wooden carved items nestled in a wooden area this is a great place !!!
Gumides (2 years ago)
Picturesque little old wooden church
No Name (2 years ago)
A beautiful Church, this is must see place when you are around. There is some useful information posted directly on Church's doors but unfortunately only in polish....
Łukasz Bartkiewicz (2 years ago)
Piękny drewniany kościół. Obok wielki dąb - do środka pnia może wejść nawet dorosła osoba.
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