Aims of the project

The main aim of the project is protection and preservation of cultural heritage as well as improvement of availability to cultural goods and services by the execution of revitalisation and conservation works in nine historical churches in the Archdiocese of Gniezno, including conservation works of 72 wooden, mobile historical objects which are elements of the churches’ furnishings. Actions planned for realization will contribute to preservation and safeguarding of historical and cultural heritage. The result of the project’s realisation will be, among others, the Virtual Trail around Wooden Monuments of the Archdiocese of Gniezno and a mobile tourist guidebook in the form of an application. Solutions for the blind and the visually impaired will be used, such as tactile pictures   with the images of the buildings as well as descriptions of the churches in the braille alphabet. The project will also contribute to establishment of new workplaces.

Total project’s value: 15 270 031.90 PLN
EU subsidy for the project: 12 979 527.11 PLN

Wooden Heritage of the Archdiocese of Gniezno

St. Adalbert who appears in the logo is the patron saint of the Archdiocese of Gniezno. His attributes are objects made of wood: a cross and an oar with a spear with which he was killed during his mission to christianize Prussia in 997.

The project is co-financed by European Union subsidy as a part of European Regional Development Fund