Rajbrot is a village in the administrative district of Gmina
Lipnica Murowana, within Bochnia County, Lesser Poland
Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately
18 km (11 mil) south of Bochnia, and 47 km (29 mi)
south-east of the regional capital Kraków.
The village has a population of 2,320.
of this name comes from Deutsch.". It means: „das rot"-
red, and „brot" – bread. This name was transformed in
order to adapt to Latin language. It testifies to German origin
of first people living there. Rajbrot
is the Royal village. Iron
ore in XIV was used to produce church bells.
The Parish Church Of the
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in
Rajbrot dates from the 1511.
According the tradition, the patron of
the first church in the
village in 1262 was St. Kinga.
constitutes a well preserved example of gothic
It has a polygonal chancel, a
wider nave and a
soaring shingled roof. The
late-gothic portals in the nave are cut in
ogee arches. The walls and
ceiling are adorned with painting dating
from 1879(with fragments from
The early-baroque main altar exhibits a C17th representation of
Our Lady, known for granting
along with sculptures of St. Stanislaw and St. Adalbert.
granary near the church. This granary comes from 18 century.
are two military cemeteries from WW I that serve as resting
places for almost 771 war dead.