Rabka-Zdrój Through Time

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A picture postcard featuring a panorama of Rabka, Małopolskie (lesser Poland), c.1914.

A selection of old images of Rabka-Zdrój, Małopolskie, south-east Poland.

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The 16th century St. Magdalena’s Church in Radka, Malopolskie, Poland, c.1944.


An old photograph of the Music Pavillion in Rabka-Zdrój, Lesser Poland, c.1960.

Some things you may not know about Rabka:
- Rabka is located between Kraków and Zakopane on the northern slopes of the Gorce Mountains.
- The population of Rabka-Zdrój is currently around 13,000.
- Rabka is home to a large number of Gorals (Górale), Carpathian Slavic highlanders.
- An interesting 16th-century larch-wood church, numerous examples of folk sculpture and glass paintings can be seen at the Władysław Orkan Museum in Rabka.


The Villa Trzy Róże in Rabka-Zdrój, Lesser Poland, c.1974.

- There is a rather good open-air railway museum in nearby Chabówka!

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