Curiosities

The symbol of Śmigiel

section: Architecture

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.

The windmills in Wielkopolska

section: Architecture

There were around 2,700 windmills in Wielkopolska in 1861. Today, there are just on 100. To see them, just take a stroll along the Windmill Trail in Leszno County.

The oldest wooden temple in Poland

section: Architecture

St. Nicholas Church in Tarnowo Pałuckie, erected in the latter half of the 14th century, is the oldest wooden temple in Poland.

The wooden Town Hall

section: Architecture

Sulmierzyce boasts Poland's only wooden Town Hall.