Lipnica Murowana is a village in southern Poland. It lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-east ofBochnia and 48 km (30 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków. The village is the site of Saint Leonard's church, built in the end of 16th century. This is one of the six Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland, on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 2003.
St Leonard’s Church in Lipnica Murowana dates from the end of the C15th and is one of the oldest and most precious wooden churches in Małopolska, entered onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003. According to tradition it was built in 1141 on the site of a pagan temple hence, supposedly, the so-called Światowid’s pillar, a back support for the St. Leonard altar. The church’s interior is decorated by painting (polychrome) from various periods, from the end of the C15th to the beginning of the C18th. The chancel is decorated with: The Crucifixion, The Last Supper and the Last Judgment, while the nave has scenes from The Passion and The Ten Commandments. Among the precious fittings are: a rare processional feretrum with a bas-relief of the Holy Trinity and a music box (still working).
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