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Full Day tour to Czestochowa

Location: Warsaw, Poland

Full Day tour to Czestochowa

For several centuries the name of this town has always been associated with its largest and most important historic monument - the monastery and stronghold of Jasna Gora which with the magnificent painting of Our Lady called Black Madonna is one of the most important places of religious worship in the Christian world.

Type: Tours around Warsaw
Departs From:
Hotel pick-up
Duration: 6 hours
Available: upon request
Supplier: Furnel Travel Int.
Prices from:

196,47 USD

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About Full Day tour to Czestochowa

Czestochowa is one of the most important sites in the Christian world and is often called a Religious Capital of Poland. Millions of pilgrims including over 100 000 foreigners come here every year to pray at the miraculous Black Madonna Shrine. Historians date the famous painting to the 14th century. But a legend says it has been made by Saint Luke Evangelist on a piece of wood from the table used by Virgin Mary in Nazareth. Now a famous icon is a part of Baroque altar made of silver and ebony. The altar is opened twice a day with organ music accompaniment. The painting is covered with precious decoration forming royal gowns for Virgin Mary and her Child. Only a mysterious dark face with two scars on the cheek can be seen. Spare gowns are kept in the Treasury with other priceless jewels. Gown is changed for special occasions. Includes - Local Guide for monastery tour - Car hired for 8 hours Excludes - Meals and Drinks unless specified - Personal Expenses - Tips and Gratuities - Optional Activity cost

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