The town is famouse for its Pauline Monastery of Jasna Góra which is the home of the Black Madonna painting, a shrine to the Virgin Mary. Częstochowa is Poland's Spiritual capital and every year millions of pilgrims from all over the world come to visit.
• See the painting of Black Madonna • Learn the history of Monastery • Visit the Spiritual capital of Poland The basilica and the Monastery are located in the city of Jasna Góra and locate the holy relic of the Black Madonna of Częstochowa. Częstochowa is one of the most important centres of religious worship and since hundreds of years it is the most important pilgrimage center in Poland. By many regarded as the spiritual capital of Poland. High on the mountain top, the monastery is the most famous shrine to the Virgin Mary in Poland and home to the Black Madonna painting, thought to have been painted by the apostle, st. Luke the Evangelist, on a tabletop built by Jesus. The Black Madonna, depicting the Mother of God with the Christ Child, is believed to have miraculous powers to those who visit her.It is also possible to reserve a private guided tour (on request).