What to see in Czestochowa

 

Golden Mountain in Czestochowa


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Zlota Gora - Golden Mountain is a hill on the Trail of the Eagles' Nests, located opposite to Jasna Gora. The Mountain is made of limestone and in its white slopes and excavations the hill reflects rays of setting sun with gold. An unforgettable view – a vista of the whole Czestochowa stretches away from the...

City Parks at Jasna Gora in Czestochowa


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The park landscaping is situated in the western part of the city at the foot of the slope of the hill with the Jasna Gora Pauline monastery. The current shape was given to them by Franciszek Szanior in 1908 in connection with the Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition. The layouts of the two parks - the 3rd of May...

Geometrical centre of Czestochowa


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The centre of the city determined in 2003 was cast in bronze. It was funded by The Water Board of the Czestochowa district, which seized this opportunity to advertise the company, on the 75th anniversary of its establishment. The centre was unveiled in the middle of the day and the week.

Archaeological discoveries in the Old Market Square in Czestochowa


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During excavations carried out from 2007-2009 in the Old Market Square, a city well and probably the place where honorable executions were held, were found. So far the excavations have taken place in an area of 500 m² and up to 3.80 m deep, with the average depth being 1.5 – 2 m. 6 archaeological buildings were...

Mine drifts and the B pavilion in Jasna Gora parks in Czestochowa


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The building dates back to 1908 and was built for the Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition. It is located in the south-western part of Stanislaw Staszic Park, between Pasaz Biskupa Barely and 7 Kamienic Street. There are two longitudinal corridors in its basement: northern and southern – one of them splits to...

Doctor Wladyslaw Bieganski’s bench in Czestochowa


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Doctor Wladyslaw Bieganski was the inhabitant of Czestochowa of the century – sat on the bronze bench in Najswietszej Maryi Panny Avenue in front of the City Library named after him on the 23rd of September 2008. He was an outstanding doctor and a community worker, ethicist and philosopher. The bench was built...

Multicentrum Zodiak in Czestochowa


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The Czestochowa Multicentre is a place, where they will show the young and not-so-young how to use knowledge to create things of great beauty and use. This is a place, where all residents – including teaching staff – can discover new ways and methods of education. In the Multicentre they show that bread does...

House of Poetry-Museum of Halina Poswiatowska in Czestochowa Museum


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In the family house of Halina Poswiatowska, the Czestochowa Museum created the House of Poetry. It is a museum exhibition of memory of the outstanding poet, as well as a place where writers, poets and lovers of literature and art meet. The house in which the poet lived was rebuilt in 2006. The exposition was...

Archaeological Reserve in Czestochowa Museum


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Archaeological Reserve – covers a Lusatian culture cemetery from the beginning of the Iron Age(750-550 BC) with 85 excavated burial places and everyday objects, such as pots, bracelets and scoops. Apart from archaeological sites, there is an exhibition presenting material, social and spiritual culture of Lusatian...

Czestochowa Museum


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Czestochowa Museum is one of the oldest cultural institutions in Czestochowa, functioning since 1905. It documents the city's heritage, which is inextricably linked with the history of Poland. It houses a large collection of Polish and regional paintings, including the works of Jacek Malczewski, Wojciech Weiss, Jan...

Feast of the Cross Church in Czestochowa


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A parish Feast of the Cross Church, situated at the crossroads of Bialska Street and Sikorskiego, was constructed in the neo-Renaissance style in 1949-56 and consecrated on the 31st of January 1954. In 1989 a sheet copper roof was laid (the previous roofing was damaged by gales), the interior of a “small”...

Town Hall in Czestochowa


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The Town Hall is a symbol of the city, reminds people of the foundation of the up-to-date Czestochowa. It was erected for the seat of the local government of the new town in 1828, two years after the official merger of the Old and the New City. Unlike municipal buildings in most other towns, the Czestochowa Town...

The Holy Virgin Mary Chapel in Czestochowa


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The Holy Virgin Mary Chapel is the Gothic Chapel with the Black Madonna picture. That famous and sacred picture placed in the Baroque ebony altar is highly regarded for many miracles that make it the object of pilgrims devotion from all parts of the Globe. In 1662 - 1664 the Chapel was extended by a three - nave...

The Miraculous Painting in Czestochowa


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Jasna Gora's most valuable treasure is the miraculous painting of Our Lady. Because of this painting, Jasna Gora became Poland's most famous sanctuary among the numerous sites to Marian devotion throughout the country. But it is not just the tradition, which considers Luke the Apostle as the artist, or the...

Jasna Gora in Czestochowa


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Jasna Gora is one of the main destinations for pilgrims in the contemporary Christian world. The Pauline Fathers were summoned to Jasna Gora in 1382 by Prince Ladislaus of Oppeln. The miraculous painting of the Virgin Mary owned by the monastery has been drawing great numbers thousands of pilgrims since the 15...
 
 
 

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