Leshy statue in Bolków

The Leshy statue in Bolków, Poland, is a depiction of a mythical creature from Slavic folklore known as the Leshy, a forest spirit.

Leshy statue in Bolków

The Leshy statue in Bolków, Poland, is a depiction of a mythical creature from Slavic folklore known as the Leshy. Leshy is believed to be a forest spirit or woodland deity, often depicted as a tall, humanoid figure with a wild, unkempt appearance, covered in leaves and moss, and possessing glowing green eyes. According to folklore, Leshy is the guardian of the forest and all its inhabitants, including animals and plants.

The statue of the Leshy in Bolków serves as a tribute to this folklore tradition. Bolków, located in southwestern Poland, is known for its natural beauty and lush forests, making it an appropriate setting for a statue dedicated to the Leshy.

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    image: “Leszy, autor Dariusz Fluder, rzeźba znajduje się w Bolkowie na Dolnym Śląsku” by Γραφέας is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. Retrieved from https://openverse.org/image/b0b72cbe-2184-4b05-ba13-2497c90a5e4f

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