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Address: Jasna Gora (Light Hill), Czestochowa, Poland
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$70.20*
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Czestochowa historical tour from Krakow including visit to the Black Madonna
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Czestochowa Black Madonna Private Tour from Krakow
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Czestochowa 1 Full Day Tour from Warsaw

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Both monastery and Black Madonna are well worth seeing

My review on the Black Madonna says much of what I'd like to say about this location. In summary, take the trouble to visit as the pilgrims, monastery, museums and church are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

My review on the Black Madonna says much of what I'd like to say about this location. In summary, take the trouble to visit as the pilgrims, monastery, museums and church are all worth seeing and experiencing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I wish I'd had more time to explore the monastery itself. The architecture is lovely and the museum showing the history of the monks on the site is quite interesting. I would have loved to have seen the archives.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

The monastery is giant, and the archi is impressive. The tower is visible from each city corner, the place is kinda magical with a lot of pilgrimages young and old. The sadest thing is you have to watch your bag no offence but there is a lot of polish gypsy they have this well trained kids stealing wallets or bags... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

Even though the monastery is over flowing with pilgrims and tourists,you still find chance to find your own little space to contemplate the stunning architecture and exquisite works of fine arts. Some people are put off visiting due to the swarms of pilgrims but don't let you put you off,you can take a guided tour but still enjoy your visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2011

I had planned on visiting Jasna Gora by train but I spoke with someone at Cracowtours and signed up to do the private tour with one of their guides. I'm so glad it worked out that way! My guide was Andrew who took me and another couple in a private car to Jasna Gora. We departed at 8am and ride... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2011

Be prepared to see thousands of tourists/pilgims/school groups, etc., at this site. The architecture is beautiful and the tour guides are very accommodating; Food is available but tend to be long lines when many groups are present for tours. If a church service is taking place in the main cathedral, be prepared for only a quick glimpse as you are... More 

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