Blog posts about the history of Poland and Polish regions.

The Black Madonna – Our Lady of Czestochowa

For Catholics and Orthodox Christians, The Black Madonna at the Jasna Góra monastery in Czestochowa is a world-renowned pilgrimage. For Poles themselves, this is the centre of Polish Catholicism. This city in Southern Poland nestled on the Warta River, has earned its place on the map for the miraculous powers attributed to this outstanding painting. Indeed, Jasna Góra is listed …

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History Buffs Love Poland – Here’s Why

Chances are, if you think of Poland you think of history, and with good reason. However, oftentimes it’s a narrow view of history: World War II, and with good reason. But Polish history didn’t start and stop with WWII. It was absolutely defining yes, and definitely a part of a history buffs trip to Poland should be discovering this part …

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