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Address: PL 42-225 Czestochowa 25, via P. A. Kordeckiego 2, Czestochowa, Poland
Phone Number:
+48 34 377 77 77
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important...

The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important destinations for pilgrims. Every year several million pilgrims pray before the miraculous picture of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

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one of the bests in the world!

great history to begin with and a very special place for Polish people! again, i say it is one of the best shrines in the world! You have to plan properly and check online the... read more

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great history to begin with and a very special place for Polish people! again, i say it is one of the best shrines in the world! You have to plan properly and check online the mass schedule in your preferred language and also to see Black Madonna. Our group had the great opportunity to celebrate mass here it it was... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To truly understand Polish people you must visit and understand how special is Jasna Gora. So much history is there one day won't be enough. For English speakers only I recommend Fr. Szymon Stefanowicz as your guide.

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Gdynia, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before visiting this place I recommend everybody to read a little what this place means for Polish. Why it has special place in most Polish hearts. Especially fragment about 17th-century Swedish invasion. It is amazing place with its architecture and atmosphere. Do not miss to see important icon of the Virgin Mary. When you enter main church is on the... More 

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Manresa, Spain
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Jasna Góra (Light Hill in English) is the most important religious complex in the town called Częestochowa, in the southwest part of Poland. The town is the most important pilgrimage place in Poland, so it has a very tourism. Jasna Góra is located in the upper part of the town, near a very beautiful park. Inside the religious complex, you... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I came here as a pilgrim on a side trip when I visited Krakow for World Youth Day. I took a cab from my hotel in Main Square and only paid $60 round trip! Otherwise I would have had to walk to the train station, jump on a couple of trains, then cab it to the actual church. The cab... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

I was blessed to travel here on a Pilgrimage with Catholic priests and a Polish tour guide. Please plan ahead to be sure you can see the Black Madonna and attend Mass here. This is an important historical and religious site.

Thank Therese H
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

When you think of huge beautiful religious places to visit, specially if you're not a very religious person, Jasna Gora is probably not even on your list. Maybe Vatican City, Santiago de Compostela, Lourdes, ... but this is definitely a place to add to the said list. We happened to go there on the 2nd of November, and due to... More 

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a holy place that everyone should visit while visiting Poland. It does have a real significance for all the polish people. People often goes there on pilgrimage and is accessible to everyone.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I recommend staying PAST a weekend, so one has the experience of quiet and solitude at Jasna Gora. I arrived on Sunday morning; spent a very crowded, busy day there, doubting whether I would ever get a glimpse of the holy icon. The Monastery opens at 5 a.m., of which I highly recommend profiting. I went there at 6 a.m.... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I really can't fully express in words what visiting Jasna Gora Monastery, where the miraculous image of Our Lady of Czestochowa, meant to me. It had been a dream of mine for a number of years to make a pilgrimage out to visit her. The monastery is just breathtaking and not because of the physical building in itself, but because... More 

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