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The windmill is the indisputable symbol of Śmigiel. According to an old legend, no more than 100 windmills could be built in the city because of a past curse. Once the hundredth was put up, an earlier one would burn down.


Architecture of Wielkopolska


Bazylika od strony zachodniej

Architectural attractions

The church was built in 15th century. In the following century, appended to its nave at the west was a tower with a porch on the basement; at the north, a late-gothic chapel was added.

Discalced Trinitarians were brought in to Krotoszyn in 1731 by Józef Potocki, the Voivod of Kiev, the then-owner of the town. 1733 saw erection of a cloister building; in 1766–1772, a brick temple was constructed on the site of a previously demolished wooden church.

Built in 1727, owing to the efforts of Wojciech Rydzyński, Castellan of Lądek and the village’s proprietor; restored several times afterwards, including in 1930, in 1950s and from 1990 onwards.