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MONUMENTS STALOWA  WOLA

Stalowa Wola is a very young town so it doesn’t boast many monuments.

However you can go on a one day’s trip and visit a lot of interesting places. They are:

1. The only authentic relic of the town – a little wooden  St Florian’s church dating back to

    1802. It was moved here during the Second World War from Stany village which was   

    pacified by the Germans.

2. The spots hallowed by the martyr death of the patriots who were killed in the fight with Nazi

    invaders. On the wall of the former Gestapo building at 26 Wolności Street there is a plate

    which commemorates militants of the resistance movement who were slaughtered during

    the Nazi occupation.

3. On the cemetery in Ofiar Katynia Street there is a mausoleum built in honour of the inhabitants

    who died fighting with the invaders.

4. In the forest near the power station there is an obelisk and  a commemorating plate in honour  

    of the Polish people shot on 12 th December 1943.

5. On the Market Square in Rozwadów there is a magnificent monument which commemorates

    the brave people fighting with Nazi invaders. It was unveiled in 1967. In 1984 on so- called

    “ Rozwadowska Górka” – a place of conspiracy of the Home Army– a commemorating plate

    was unveiled.

6. At the Pławo estate there is a modern church under the invocation of the Virgin Mary

    the Queen of Poland with monuments and commemorating plates in honour of the Pope

    John Paul II  ( who consecrated the church as the then Cardinal Karol Wojtyła in 1973 )

    and the Gdynia builder, the creator of the Central Industrial District, the deputy prime minister

    and the minister of the treasury in pre-war Poland – Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski.

 

7. In Rozwadów there is the eighteenth century monastery  and  church of the Capuchin order

    and The Regional Museum.

8. In Stalowa Wola there used to be a forest sanctuary called “ Sochy”. It was situated on the area 

    of the former Sochy village. Nowadays it is a part of Charzewice district. It was a sanctuary of

    white and black poplars. Its area was 45 hectares and it was a paradise for birds.

    However in 1970 it was abolished because of the forest stands devastation.

9. The inherent element of our town scenery are parks where the ihabitants can relax.