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Czestochowa Historical tour from Krakow Including Visit to the Black Madonna

Czestochowa Historical tour from Krakow Including Visit to the Black Madonna
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Activity type : Arts and Culture
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Częstochowa is a town in Silesia, famous for its magnificent Pauline monastery at Jasna Góra with the miraculous painting of Black Madonna, a shrine of the Virgin Mary. In the 17th century, it was under a month-long siege by Swedish forces. A small group of monks fought off the numerous Swedes and managed to save their sacred icon.

Take this 6-hour scenic tour of Częstochowa in Silesia, famous for its magnificent Pauline Monastery at Jasna Góra. See the miraculous painting of the Black Madonna, a shrine to the Virgin Mary, widely venerated and credited with many miracles.

Located on the Warta River, and with a history that dates back to the 11th century, Częstochowa was subject to a month-long siege by Swedish forces in the 17th century. A small group of monks fought off the Swedes and managed to save their sacred icon.

The monastery was founded in 1382 by Pauline monks, who came from Hungary at the invitation of Władysław, Duke of Opole. Tour the historic complex, and Poland’s most important shrine, with a guide who will provide an historical outline of the building and icon of Black Madonna.

Ref : B-129956-KR

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