It is an exploration of Czestochowa town, Poland’s spiritual capital. The town is famous for being the home of the Black Madonna Painting. It is an opportunity to learn the history of Monastery. This site attracts about 5 million pilgrims every year.
From Krakow You will take a nice short trip to Czestochowa which is considered to be one of the most important centers of religious worship and has been the most important pilgrimage center in Poland for several hundreds of years. You will see the famous 'Black Madonna " painting at Jasna Gora in Czestochowa.
The ‘Black Madonna’ painting is thought to have been painted by the apostle, St. Luke the Evangelist, on a tabletop built by Jesus. It depicts the Virgin Mary, the mother of God with the Christ child and is believed to have miraculous powers to those who visit her. You can also visit the 600th-Anniversary Museum and the Treasury on your own, if you wish.
You may choose to attend Mass while others on the tour have a break for lunch and a visit to a souvenir shop. Your payment entitles you to a licensed tour guide, comfortable transport with hotel pick-up and drop-off, entrance tickets to Czestochowa, an English speaking driver, and table water. One tourist had this to say;
“The guide Andrzej was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Provided us with insight into historical context of events that shaped Poland. Superb and highly recommended tour.”
There you have it, a recommendation from a tourist just like you. Follow in the footsteps of millions of pilgrims who visit this site as you gaze upon the ‘Black Madonna’ at the Jasna Gora Monastery.