Hotel Swiatowit

Kosciuszki 68, Lodz, Central Poland, 90432, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lodz

Day 6 - A monastery tour

A travel blog entry by wjtoh

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From Warsaw it was around a 2 hour coach ride to Czestochowa where the famous Polish shrine, the Jasna Góra Monastery, was located. This monastery was believed to be very sacred and spiritual and the icon would be the Black Madonna, a relic of Virgin Mary. One has to observe proper etiquette while attending the ...

Day 6 - in Czestochowa

A travel blog entry by suek287

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We have lost a couple of our pilgrim tour members this morning. Due to some health concerns, one of our group is no longer able to continue with us. She will need to rest for a couple of days before she returns back to Nanaimo. Her traveling companion stayed behind to assist. Our prayers are with her. We have stayed the pilgrimage house attached to the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow for the first few nights and have been wandering around this complex on an individual basis since we first ...

Beer

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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When the photo you see here was taken, I didn't know what was inside. I was hoping for dark beer. I am almost disappointed to report that that's what I got*. Nothing comical there, then. In other news, Gdansk is much prettier than Lodz, but the weather in the former is ...

Czestochowa - Day 1

A travel blog entry by evaclapham

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An early morning trip in relatively mild weather ( we made at least 0 degrees today) up to Jasna Gora to see the monastery and the "black Madonna". We were faced with multitudes carrying Easter baskets, and to our absolute disbelief they were taking them to church to be blessed. It was almost impossible to negotiate our way through the crowd of faithful. Young men, old men, young women, old women and children all carrying little baskets filled ...

Religion and Spirituality - Black Madonna

A travel blog entry by travelingma

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... Jasna Gora Monastery is located. This is the most holy site to the Polish and annually thousands walk from Warsaw to here (takes about nine days) during the Feast of the Assumption. Why? It is a Byzantine painting of the Virgin Mary that is housed in the church in the Monastery. The painting is said to have been painted by St. Luke and has miraculous powers. The story goes that a would be thief tried to steal the painting and it became heavier and heavier as he ...

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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good