Poland - Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica

"The Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica, the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe, were built in the former Silesia in the mid-17th century, amid the religious strife that followed the Peace of Westphalia. Constrained by the physical and political conditions, the Churches of Peace bear testimony to the quest for religious freedom and are a rare expression of Lutheran ideology in an idiom generally associated with the Catholic Church." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1 - Jawor
Great news. This postcard completes my collection of Poland 13 UNESCO World Heritage Site. A multi-view of Jawor with UNESCO WHS logo. Beautiful stamps used. Thanks to Malgosia of Poland.





Postcard 2 - Swidnica
Church of Peace in Swidnica. Postmarked at Piaseczno, Poland June 14, 2010 and arrived in Penang on June 22, 2010. Thanks to Boguslaw of Poland.


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