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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 6 days ago via mobile

I was shocked...! No words for it...! You have to see and to feel the force of it yourself. Don't miss it!

Thank kisskriszta
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up Catholic but have long ago stop going to church. Hanging out in this monastery reminded me of the sacredness in the church. Surrounded by devotees, beautiful medieval construction, and the Black Madonna. A very special place.

Thank Matt N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was Father Simon - very entertaining and thorough explanation of the complex, the legends and miracles. We were fortunate on the day we visited that it was not very crowded. An unusual occurrence we were told. So be prepared for long lines and...More

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd got an idea to visit one of the holiest places of Poland after reading Henryk Sienkiewicz's novel "Flood". Jasna Gora is located in two hours from Krakow by train. The Cathedral is very beautiful with free entrance and large territory with many museums and...More

Thank efesenko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jasna Gora is a huge complex comprised of the main church, the chapel with the icon, museuns, outside gardens and outside church. It ia wheelchair friendly but they also have a lovely service for people with difficulties in walking (like those golf carts). They have...More

Thank Levi_Jonatas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group visited on June 28. Many many visitors. Our guide was Sister Carolyn and she was perfect. Explained what we were seeing and provided the history. I understand this is the 5th most visited religious site, Mecca being the first. Many Polish people pilgrimage...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a deeply religious place for us. I'm not sure if one would appreciate the significance if one were not so religious/Catholic. The Black Madonna itself is above the altar and when we went, it was literally in the middle of mass and frankly,...More

Thank Mystique777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to visit is by train from Krakow.About 2 hours.It is advisable to buy train tickets a day in advance.To the church it is advisable to board the bus as it is quite a walk.Otherwise by taxi from train station about 15PLN.Jasna Gora is...More

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Most Poles will say this is their pilgrimage site and the holiest place in Poland. Its an active monastery with its own Black Madonna (Our Lady of Czestochowa) credited with many miracles as can be seen by the items hanging on the walls. Its a...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I knew nothing of this Shrine before planning our trip to Krakow with friends. I had 12 years of Catholic Education, have been to Rome, Medjugorje & various shrines in our travels so a Shrine devoted to a portrait & legend seemed like an easy...More

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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