Bell Tower

The Kraków−Częstochowa Upland

At 106m, this is the tallest historic church tower in Poland and offers views over the monastery complex and the expanse of al NMP. With many fallen predecessors, the current tower dates to 1906.

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Nearby The Kraków−Częstochowa Upland attractions

1. Arsenal

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The arsenal contains various military mementos, including spoils of battle, offerings from soldiers and an impressive collection of Turkish weapons from…

2. Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra

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Poland’s spiritual capital began with the arrival of the Paulite order from Hungary in 1382, who named the 293m hill in the western part of the city …

3. 600th Anniversary Museum

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This small museum contains fascinating artefacts, including the founding documents of Jasna Góra from 1382 and a cross made from the steel of the rubble…

4. Chapel of Our Lady

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The oldest part of the Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra contains the revered Black Madonna. The picture is unveiled to soaring music and prayer at 6am and…

5. Treasury

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The 17th-century treasury contains votive offerings dating to the 15th century. Since the 17th century, records have been kept of gifts given to the…

7. Museum of Iron Ore Mining

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This early-20th-century park pavilion is part of the Częstochowa Museum and holds a permanent exhibition on iron-ore mining. Visitors descend underground…

8. Częstochowa Museum

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In the neoclassical town hall on al NMP, this museum contains paintings of Polish artists as well as extensive documentation detailing the history of…