A church made of matchsticks


The Holy Spirit Church in Ruda Slaska, Poland, and its replica made by Mr Janusz Urbanski from matchsticks. For the last 40 years, the former Polish miner and ironworker has built replicas of objects, buildings and famous sites with just matchsticks and glue. He has also made a chessboard, a guitar and a boat - all from tens of thousands of matchsticks.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2016, with the headline 'A church made of matchsticks'. Print Edition | Subscribe