List of facilities and places in the neighbourhood
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    In the town of Żarki town located near Zawiercie, in the Polish Jura, one can find the Shrine of Our Lady of Leśniów, the Patroness of the Families. A miraculous statue of Our Lady with the Child is worshipped in the sanctuary. The statue is said to have been brought to Leśniów by Vladislaus II of Opole at the end of the fourteenth century. The sculpture adorns the main altar of the church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in whose neighborhood there is a monastery of the Pauline Fathers.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    Near the village of Przewodziszowice in the Polish Jura, there are ruins of one of the smaller Eagles' Nests. The local defense watchtower was built probably in the fourteenth or the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The builder of the watch tower was either King Casimir the Great or Duke Ladislaus of Opole. For some time in the fifteenth century, it became a property of knight-robber Kornicz called Siestrzeniec, who according to a legend, hid the stolen treasures here.i
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    Muzeum Dawnych Rzemiosł to muzeum interaktywne – rodzaj parku technicznego. Elementy ekspozycji pozwalają na: dotykanie, zaglądanie, sprawdzanie, wąchanie itd. Zwiedzający będą mogli samodzielnie wykonywać drobne prace związane z rzemiosłami, zarówno podczas zwiedzania ekspozycji jak i w sali warsztatowej. Obiekt jest przystosowany do zwiedzania przez osoby niepełnosprawne.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    In the small town of Żarki, located in the district of Myszków, in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland, there is a unique group of dozens of historic barns. Built of limestone, the buildings lie in the eastern part of the town, close to the market popular across the region. They were built in the late 30s of the last century, on the site of the earlier wooden constructions, which had burned down in fires. In one of the barns a regular event called "Kupiecki Sąsiek”, which can be roughly translated as “merchant fair” is held.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    Żarki is a small town in the Polish Jura, where a large Jewish community lived for centuries. The early followers of the Jewish religion had come here as early as the Middle Ages. They left behind them only a memory and cemeteries. The best preserved graveyard is situated at Polna Street. There are about 700 tombstones on the cemetery. The oldest gravestones date from the first half of the nineteenth century. They are decorated with inscriptions and rarely seen, symbolic, imaginations.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    In the nineteenth century Żarki, a small town in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland was largely inhabited by Jews. The new synagogue, standing at the current Moniuszki Street, has been preserved to this day. It was erected in the Moorish-Romanesque style in the second half of the nineteenth. During the Second World War, it was devastated, but not destroyed. Today, it houses a cultural center
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    The church of Saints Simon and Jude Thaddeus in Żarki was built in the early sixteenth century. In the early years of the eighteenth, it burned down, but was rebuilt (in a slightly amended form) thanks to the efforts of the Męciński family, the then owners. The church was again rebuilt in the years 1846-1847. Today, it is an Eclectic building with a tower covered with a Baroque dome. Inside, there is a Baroque high altar with the image of the Transfiguration.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    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
    Żarki
    Żarki, a small town situated in the district of Myszków, is the seat of an urban-rural commune. The today's church of Saint Barbara is a building, which replaced a wooden chapel, standing here at least since the end of the sixteenth century. The walls of the church were built of broken limestone probably in the late seventeenth century. They are plastered today. Originally, it was an infirmary church. Inside, there are eighteenth-century furnishings with three altars.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Czatachowa
    In the village of Czatachowa, in the central part of the Kraków Częstochowa Upland, near Jasna Góra, a few Pauline monks began hermit lives in the 90s of the last century. In the course of time, the area of the Holy Spirit Hermitage was enclosed by a stone wall, and the monks built a small stone church of the Holy Spirit and the wooden chapel of St Anthony the Hermit. They themselves started to live in modest cottages, scattered in the foreSt