Little wooden church in Dwernik
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Little wooden church in Dwernik

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Kościół parafialny św. Archanioła Michała ciekawy jest, bo nowy, a belki konstrukcyjne i wezwanie – stare. Wykorzystano tu drewno ze starej, rozebranej cerkwi w Lutowiskach, które złożone razem dały w 1981 r. zupełnie nowy kształt; msza codziennie, w niedziele kilka.

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A: Church in Dwernik

by Marcin Klaban, 10 meters away

Church in Dwernik

B: Saint Nicholas Church. Nicholas Hops

by Andrzej Adeko, 2.1 km away

Saint Nicholas Church. Nicholas Hops

C: Church in Chmiel

by Marcin Klaban, 2.1 km away

Church in Chmiel

F: Smolnik nad Sanem, Greek Catholic church. St. Michael the Archangel

by Robert Pipala, 4.4 km away

Greek Catholic church. St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church today. The first church in Smo...

Smolnik nad Sanem, Greek Catholic church. St. Michael the Archangel

G: Mountain hut Koliba at Bieszczady mountain

by Kamil Kurowski, 6.7 km away

Mountain hut Koliba at Bieszczady mountain

H: In the UAZ

by Kamil Kurowski, 6.7 km away

In the UAZ

I: Strem at Bieszczady mountain.

by Kamil Kurowski, 7.6 km away

Strem at Bieszczady mountain.

This panorama was taken in http://www.360cities.net/area/bieszczady, Europe

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