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5 Oct 2018
“The Black Madonna”
25 Apr 2017
“beautiful monastery!”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Jasna Gora, Czestochowa, Poland
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The world famous Black Madonna is located in the Pauline Monastery in Czestochowa. In the Chapel of the Virgin, the sacred icon is kept for veneration. This is considered the most sacred place in Poland. The icon is magnificent. During the last century, it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom P J
Reviewed 25 April 2017

our group were privilege enough to be toured by one of their monks and shared to us their beautiful stories. Stay in your group because you might get lost as there are plenty other groups or individuals around. I think it is really a must...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our tour guide Kasia was very informative both during the tour and on the way. Such a beautiful place, the story of the Black Madonna fascinating.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Sonja D
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I visited here as a Pilgrim with a tour group, and was privileged to attend Mass and visit with one of the Monks! We felt blessed to have the special time here.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Therese H
Reviewed 20 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank RobandMaryJean
Reviewed 26 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.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Squ3aky
Reviewed 14 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...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Desert G
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...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Yan C
Reviewed 13 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...More

Date of experience: September 2011
1  Thank Joy052
Reviewed 30 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...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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