Open - chapel in Studziennicza
Open air chapel is more or less looking more Buddhist than Catholic. I haven’t found any information about this place, but as there was chance to see, it is very popular for photos making, especially for important occasions (weddings, so on).
John Paul II sculpture
The sculpture in Studziennicza site was built after 1999, when John Paul II visited Augustow. The sculpture is quite realistic, showing Pope entering the bank of this site.
John Paul II was a Pope of Polish nationality. At his time of serving the Catholic Church there was much of improvements made. Actually lot of spaces he visited (Vilnius religical places as well) is fixed in commemorative plates, sculptures.
Augustow channel probably is the most popular spot in town and in whole region of Poland. It was dug at the first half of 19th century. It connected river-basins of Nemunas and Vistula. The length of Augustow channel is 101,2 kilometres, about 20 kilometres are in Belarusian side. The popularity of channel is increased due to very nice landscape views, waters (lakes, rivers), old unique constructions of water - level changing constructions.
It is possible that Augustow channel in future could be inscribed into UNESCO World heritage list.
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Eclectic style church of the Sacret Heart of Jesus was built in 1905 – 1911. Two spired church is beautifully visible from Augustow channel. Possibly it is the oldest remaining church in Augustow.
Kayaking at th north-east of Poland, Lithuania, Belarus. A lot of fun , adventurer trips. With proffesional team you can travel for 1-day, weekend or couple days. If you are beginner, professional, doesnt matter. You can discover the most beautiful kayaking trails this part of Poland:
-with easy trails, meandering among meadows and wildwoods of Augustowska Forest -Czarna Hancza;
-very popular and amazing - Rospuda River;
-a relic of the hydrological art, inscribed on the Unesco’s World Heritage List - Kanal Augustowski
The trip is unbelievable with a high standards - new, save kajaks, care of trainers and WOPR lifeguards.
Beautiful landscapes, nature, you gonna be relaxed and with a peace in your heart.
I recommend for everybody who wants to breathtake for a minute :).
The other options you can choose are:
Organized bike trips
Coach tour by The Suwalsko-Augustowskie Lake District
Coach tours to Vilnius, Trakai, Kowno, Druskienniki, Palanga
Ship, gondola or yacht cruises on the augustowskie lakes and The Augustowski Canal
Carriage or sleigh rides in the huge Augustowska Forest
The specific thing what the people here do, is having picnics and parties, at the open air with catering. Even if it is a conference or a bussines meeting. When there is spring or summer everybody is active here, and all the tourist comming to feel that way too.
The tourist company I can recommend, and I tried by myself, you can find at: www.szot.pl
The service members are experienced and professional , and the ideas and activities worked out and satisfied already hundreds of their Guests.
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This is another shot of the front facede of the main church of Augustow. This strong white church looks nice.
Please notice ho beautiful the contrast if simetry in this facede just gives it a wonderful touch. The round rosacea in the middle with the vertical windos aside.
Jazioro Biale in Augustow
This is the lake where Augustow is located. This lake goes all the way northeast to the villages of Przewiez and Studzieniczna in the district of Augustowska. To go north you have to pass a bridge above the lake near to the town museum.
Houses in centre square
This is ho the west part of the centre square looks like. This for me, is te one that looks better. This center square is not all fancy due to the new consructions but still this houses you see there dont look that bad and just reveile that you are in fact in a small country side town in the lost part north of poland.
THE AUGUSTÓW CANAL is a precious masterpiece of water construction, unique on the European scale, dating from the first half of the 19th century. Preserved wholly, it is a testimony to engineering art of Polish constructors.The Canal's combined length from Dêbowo Sluice on the Biebrza to Niemnowo Sluice in Belarus is 101,2 km, out of which 20 km are on the Belorussian side. The idea to build the Canal was based on the intention to make trade of the Kingdom of Poland, via the port in Gdañsk, independent of the Prussian mediation
Sanctuarium of Holy Mary
Sanctuary of Holy Mary is known as here John Paul II was praying and telling sermon.
There is miraculous well nearby sanctuary, consisting of deep well and St. Maria figure.
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