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  • Cultural Heritage
    Zrębice
    Kapliczka oraz cudowne źródełko (studnia), z którego woda miała służyć jako lekarstwo jest wyrazem wdzięczności mieszkańców dla św. Idziego. Kapliczka znajduje się na trasie zielonego szlaku nazwanego „Dróżki św. Idziego”, który biegnie z Olsztyna do Zrębic.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The church of Saint James in Częstochowa has an interesting history. Originally, there was a sixteenth-century chapel of the same patron, and in its place, a brick church was built in the following century. During the partitions, on the site of the demolished chapel, tsarist authorities erected an Orthodox church of Saints Cyril and Methodius, which was somewhat a demonstration of power. After being returned to the parish of Saint James, the building was rebuilt, but has retained the characteristic features of the neo-Byzantine style.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The Cemetery of Saint Roch in Częstochowa is the oldest graveyard in the city, dating back to the first half of the seventeenth century. In the eighteenth century, the cemetery was enlarged. Among the tombstones, we can see many historic monuments from the nineteenth century. The church of Saints Sebastian and Roch, located at the cemetery a building consecrated in 1680. It stands on the site of an earlier chapel. The cemetery and the church lie in the western part of the city, called Częstochówka.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Zrębice
    The church in Zrębice is one of the most picturesque, wooden monuments of the Polish Jura, located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province. The Zrębice parish has long a tradition. It was mentioned in lists of Peter’s pence as Sdrzambicze (the place, where the forest and shrubs were felled) as early as 1334. It is believed that the village was founded together with the fortified settlement of Olsztyn during the reign of Casmir the Great, in the first half of the fourteenth century. Jan Długosz described the Zrębice parish in the fifteenth century.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The Archcathedral Basilica of the Holy Family - from 1992 on, the seat of the archbishop of Częstochowa - is one of the churches in Poland, which were built for the longest time. The first earthwork started in 1901 and the towers were consecrated in 1997. The size of the neo-Gothic church is impressive. The towers rise to more than 80 meters! Inside, among others, there are a beautiful altar, stained glass windows and a nice sounding organ.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The Shrine of Our Lady of Jasna Góra is the most popular Polish Marian shrine and one of the most important in the world. In the monastery complex of the Pauline Fathers monastery, people venerate a Byzantine icon with the miraculous image of the Virgin and Child, which was brought to Częstochowa in the fifteenth century. The present buildings of the monastery are mainly from the seventeenth century and represent the Baroque style.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The church of Saints Barbara and Andrew the Apostle is located in the vicinity of the monastery of Jasna Góra, with which its history is closely associated. According to tradition, in the fifteenth century, the picture of the Black Madonna was stolen, and the damaged picture was abandoned south of the walls of the monastery. It was at this site that a small church was erected in the seventeenth century. Its distinguishing feature is the cylindrical tower. The church is also known as the Sanctuary of the Hurt Icon of the Lady of Częstochowa.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    One of the Częstochowa sanctuaries is the church of the Divine Mercy, also known as the Valley of the Divine Mercy. It is located at the western foot of Jasna Góra. It is one of the younger centers of worship. It was built in the first years after World War II, when the Pallottines built a monastic house and a church on the site of an old brickyard. In the following years, a painting of the Merciful Christ, painted according to the vision of Saint Sister Faustina, was placed in the church.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The Sanctuary of the Blood of Christ in Częstochowa is one of the youngest in Poland. The local facilities include the Mission House of Saint Lawrence, the Chapel of the Mother and Queen of the Most Precious Blood and the paths with a complex of the chapels, built in the last decade of the twentieth century. The cult of the Blood of Christ is a legend about Saint Longinus, a Roman soldier who pierced Christ's side with a spear, and then converted into Christianity.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Częstochowa
    The Jewish cemetery in Częstochowa is located in Dąbie, a district in the vicinity of the Steel Mill "Częstochowa". The cemetery covers an area of about 8.5 ha. There are 5000 surviving tombstones dating back to 5000 in the graveyard, which is one of the largest in the Polish lands. The first burial in the cemetery took place in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The last official funeral was held in 1970. Among the typical graves there are, among others, conspicuous tombstones including that of Rabbi Nachum Asch or the ohel of Izaak Mayer Justman.
Silesian Flavours Culinary Trail
Częstochowa
The restaurant is located in a city centre, in historic cellars of City Hall.
Częstochowa
Two-storey restaurant tempts with its own beer and exceptional cuisine with well-known regional dishes such as buttermil... więcej>>
Kroczyce
The restaurant is located in a picturesque area of Krakow-Czestochowa Upland and offers traditional Polish, Jurassic an... więcej>>
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Częstochowa
The Museum of Halina Poświatowska in Częstochowa is located in the house at 23 Częstochowska Street. She is one of the greatest Polish poets of the twentieth century. The main theme of her poems is passing of time and love. The museum is arranged in the family home, where there are numerous rare memorabilia such as her typewriter, letters, photographs and documents. The collection is completed with important figures in her life, and, of course, the ubiquitous poems.
Częstochowa
"While in Częstochowa, it is worth visiting the Prof. Wacław Sakwa Gallery of Art Casting. Here, we will see a collection of antique and contemporary art castings made in various techniques. The most precious exhibit in the collection is a fifteenth-century bell. Prof. Wacław Sakwa, the patron of the gallery, served, among others, as rector of the Silesian University of Technology."
Częstochowa
While in Częstochowa, it is worth visiting the Prof. Wacław Sakwa Gallery of Art Casting. Here, we will see a collection of antique and contemporary art castings made in various techniques. The most precious exhibit in the collection is a fifteenth-century bell. Prof. Wacław Sakwa, the patron of the gallery, served, among others, as rector of the Silesian University of Technology.
Częstochowa
The church of Saint James in Częstochowa has an interesting history. Originally, there was a sixteenth-century chapel of the same patron, and in its place, a brick church was built in the following century. During the partitions, on the site of the demolished chapel, tsarist authorities erected an Orthodox church of Saints Cyril and Methodius, which was somewhat a demonstration of power. After being returned to the parish of Saint James, the building was rebuilt, but has retained the characteristic features of the neo-Byzantine style.
Częstochowa
The Avenue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also known simply as "Aleje" – the Avenues, is the main and elegant street of Częstochowa. Traditionally the entire artery is divided into the First, Second and Third Avenues. Between the two-lane roadways, there is a promenade, along which numerous pilgrimages head for the Jasna Góra monastery. Along the avenue we will see a number of old houses built predominately in the Classicist style.
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