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Church in Lesko

Parish Church of Our Lady

Lesko's very pretty parish church stands west of the synagogue. It was built in 1539 and its exterior still retains many Gothic features, including the eastern portal. The freestanding Baroque bell tower was added i…
Synagogue in Lesko


This impressive former synagogue is the only one of five synagogues to survive WWII. It's located about 100m north of the Rynek. It was built in the Mannerist style in the mid-18th century and has an attached tower …
Cemetery in Lesko

Jewish Cemetery

Before WWII, Jews accounted for two-thirds of Lesko's population. This moving cemetery, dating back to the mid-16th century, has more than 2000 gravestones and gives a tiny hint of the size and importance of the com…