"Czestochowa" Czestochowa by Pawtuxet

Czestochowa Travel Guide: 120 reviews and 289 photos


Thousands of people visit Czestochowa every year...as a religious pilgrimage. Of course they come to see the "Black Madonna". . . a painting which was carried to this place hundreds of years ago ... and seems to have the power of miracles. There is an entire complex built around the original site. Beautiful architecture...very moving religious symbols...

  • Last visit to Czestochowa: Sep 2001
  • Intro Written Dec 1, 2002
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Aug 16, 2010 at 1:22 PM

    Although I have now been to Poland 6 times I never really made it to Czestochowa. At least I passed through it by train in May this year. Another gorgeous little page of yours.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2009 at 11:24 AM

    I don't particularly like rainy weather but do like reflective photos!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2009 at 5:42 AM

    Would love to visit here! Poland has to many interesting and beautiful places.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2009 at 9:22 AM

    Hi, Janet! Very impressive views, I wouldn't resist to take lots of pictures either...

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2008 at 10:34 PM

    It is interesting to see pictures of this famous place and of this famous Black Madonna. You are right, these colors are superb!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jun 6, 2008 at 7:08 PM

    Very impressive that you were able to see the Black Madonna. Your love of Poland is great. So much beauty and history.

  • pikuu's Profile Photo
    Oct 12, 2007 at 7:31 AM

    Next jewel in your collection of Polish small and bigger places :)))

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2007 at 5:47 PM

    great pics!

  • Ekaterinburg's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2006 at 8:51 AM

    Your Polish pages are fascinating Janet. Too much to absorb in one visit but I will return. katherine:)

  • tiabunna's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2006 at 5:30 AM

    Another interesting and well presented corner of Poland. Those Black Madonnas are intriguing, I'd heard of others, and they always seem associated with miracles.


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