Visit the Jasna Góra – Pauline monastery complex in the city of Czestochowa on a day trip from Katowice. Inside you'll learn what makes this place special as you admire the Black Madonna icon of the Virgin Mary from the 6th century.
The Jasna Góra Monastery is one of the most important places for Polish Catholics and has been a popular pilgrimage destination for many centuries. It is believed to be a location of miracles attracting thousands of people who bring their wishes, prayers and hopes. Beloved by John Paul II, the monastery is also a unique defensive complex with baroque Church of Holy Cross and Nativity of Mary, gothic Chapel of The Virgin and impressive walls, gates and bastions.
During the tour, you will have a chance to explore the entire monastery and the chapel where the famous Black Madonna Icon is located. You will spend around 2 hours on a tour with your guide, then you will have around 1 hour of free time before returning to Katowice.