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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
PL 42-225 Czestochowa 25, via P. A. Kordeckiego 2, Czestochowa, Poland
+48 34 377 77 77
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Reviewed 23 January 2019

The monastery is Poland's main pilgrimage site, receiving around 4 to 5 million pilgrims a year and is home to the Black Madonna of Częstochowa; a revered icon of the Virgin Mary dating probably to the 14th century which received a canonical coronation by three...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

It is a magical place for sport and recreation. Good food, place to rest, polite personal! Discount on everithink with the Go pass! Liked it a lot!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank margaritabobarovska
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This is the most important place for polish catholics. Place of Black Madonna-picture of God's Mother with Jesus. The whole church's complex is huge. There is many places there that you should visit. Taking the tour is very good idea. You have to see it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank romanpiekosz
Reviewed 22 November 2018

The Monastery has many features in addition to the chapel housing Black Madonna of Częstochowa. The nave, ceiling, alter, statuary, organ, and ornamentation of the basilica is spectacular. We did not know it at the time but apparently you can arrange for a guided tour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NikoliGogol
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

There is not much to see, so take a look at the monastery, walk around and that's it. Nothing really special except your are very religious.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lissyundthomas
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

A stop here was included on our escorted tour en route from Warsaw to Krakow. We started with free time to wander the various buildings and grounds before a guided tour with one of the monks which we all thoroughly enjoyed as he was an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My first impressions of this religious site was that it resembled Fatima with all the endless religious relics/icons available for sale. When I visited Fatima as part of a tour several years ago, I had heard of that. This location I knew nothing about but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank caran275
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Jasna Gora is an outstanding religious site and definitely Must Visit in Poland. The monastery is beautiful with lots of historical and religious importance.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Savvas123
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This beautiful building is a national treasure of poland. I took my 10 and 11 year old children with me and they found it to be like a castle from a fairy tail as well as very educational through the visual works that describe the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jdonnachie85
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is the ultimate pilgrimage site in Poland, and of serious importance. We stayed one night and visited the site in the morning. Start early to avoid crowds, and pay particular attention to the showing of the black madonna (veiling and unveiling times). If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from unikat77 | Reviewed this property |
It’s high but manageable
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Response from Squ3aky | Reviewed this property |
I would opt for the longer option, rather than the shorter one, especially if you want to attend a mass. The guided tour is about an hour/ hour & a half, mass is about an hour, plus there's everything to catch that isn't on... More