Religious centres in Poland
Sacred places were worshipped in the Polish land as early as pagan times. Later on Christian churches were built in these and other places. Today 85% of Polish sanctuaries are connected with the cult of Our Lady.
Those most frequented by Catholic pilgrims are Czestochowa (with Jasna Gora Monastery), Stary Lichen and Kalkow-Godow. Since November 2010 small town of Swiebodzin in western Poland also became important place on religious map of Poland thanks to second tallest statue of Jesus Christ in the world. The best known goal of Orthodox pilgrimages is the village of Grabarka (famous for Holy Mountain of crosses). Jewish pilgrims go mainly to Lezajsk and Krakow. Muslims have two oldest mosques at Bohoniki and Kruszyniany.