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Address: Na Sniezke 8 58-540, Karpacz, Poland
Phone Number: +48 75 752 82 90
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Worth seeing when in Karpacz

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2015
Paulina K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

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... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

This church was originally built around 1200 CE in Norway. It is a slab building without the use of nails. In 1832 the local council decided to demolish it. In 1841, J.C. Dahl bought it so it could be rescued.He convinced King Frederick William of Prussia to take responsibility for it. It was originally planned to re-erect it near Potsdam... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend and 11 month old son. Really nice wooden church! Very special, never seen anything like it. Build without use of nails, shipped in from Norway. When you visit, make sure to drive as far up there as possible. People are waving you straight into parking spots, although some of them are quite far away from... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

THE Wang church is a must see in town. It is Karpacz ' s symbol and the only and traction you cannot miss. The church is the only one of its kind in Poland. It is nicely renovated, with new explanations both in Polish, English and German.

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Thank Madzia9
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

hard to believe that this church is built from wood and has been moved on two occasions. Very peaceful location. Two zloty each way on bus from Karpacz centre. A spectacular bus journey also. Bring water and sustenance as you may decide walk up the mountains in the national park

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

If you are in Karpacz, go for a nice 3 km walk to see Wang church. It is all wooden, no nails were used for the construction and the panorama from the garden around the church is perfect for pictures. It is as old as 12th century, was built in Norway and moved to Berlin and finally to Poland.

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Thank PrimeGlobetrotter
Poznan, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

It is a nice piece of history and architecture on the way to Karkoszone mountains. But still, doesnt feel like it is its place there. The church is rather small and You wont need more than 30 minutes to visit. For its price, I would say it could be much more than just a pile of wood.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Very nice and calming place, some great views and a lot of information on the history of the church. Amazing how this was put in situ so long ago...... Well worth a visit and makes some great photos.

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Thank tony g
Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

is a place you should not miss whose, strolling around, getting to know their stories one of a kind, quiet mystery flows around the field.... beautifully preserved historical monument I recommend

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Beautiful XII century Norwegian church with great story to be told and fantastic views. Place that everyone should visit.

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