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St. John of Nepomuk Shrine
25-AUG-2013 Jola Dziubinska

St. John of Nepomuk Shrine

Nowiny Horynieckie, Roztocze, Poland

Old shrine of St. John of Nepomuk in Nowiny Horynieckie.
Accordingto the legend, the shrine was built in token of gratitude by Turkish prisoners freed by Jan III Sobieski during the Polish-Turkish war (1672-1676).
The cross with an inscription saying "From pestilential atmosphere, hunger, fire and war, save us Lord, 1914-1920"

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/30s f/8.0 at 24.0mm iso250 full exif

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Helen Betts03-Sep-2013 22:18
The brilliant light and color are a perfect complement to this shrine. V.
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