St. Michael the Archangel Church, Debno

Gothic church of St. Michael Archangel is located in Debno Podhalanskie.

The first church at that place was built in 13th century, but only the building from 15th century has remained till today. The interior design of the church is a unique combination of Gothic art and highland folk tradition. The sculptures were made by a local artist, Jozef Janos. The local legend has it that the church was built by highland robbers, to whom St. Michael Archangel revealed himself on the oak tree.

The church, together with other wooden churches in southern Poland and the Podkarpacie region, was listed on the UNESCO List of World.

  • Kościół w Dębnie Podhalańskim z 1490 roku. (UNESCO)
  • Kościółek drewniany
  • DĘBNO (PL): St. Michael the Archangel Wooden Church/Drewniany kościól pw. sw. Michała Archanioła.
  • Kościół św. Michała Archanioła w Dębnie Podhalańskim


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