The Museum of Coins and Medals Commemorating John
Paul II in Częstochowa was established at the initiative of
Krzysztof Witkowski, chairman of President Electronics
Poland. The museum is a kind of a votive offering for the
recovery after a stroke. It is also an homage paid to John
Paul II. There are 5500 exhibits in the collections.
The church of Saint Joseph in Raków, a district of
Częstochowa, was built in the years 1926-1928. It was
designed by Stefan Szyller and Wiesław Stefan
Kononowicz. In 2002, the church was raised to the
dignity of the Shrine of St Joseph. Noteworthy is an
eclectic body of the church, referring mainly to the
Baroque. Inside we find the image of the seventeenthcentury St Joseph, and in the side altar the baroque
painting of St. Barbara.
In Częstochowa, at Krakowska Street, there is an eclectic
small palace, built in 1909. It is the former palace of Jean
Motte, co-owner of a French textile factory. The usual
practice of nineteenth-century entrepreneurs
was to erect their residences near the company, which was
from their own, but more frequently from borrowed funds.
Before the First World War, the Polish Kingdom, including
Częstochowa, actively participated in the development of
the Russian economy. In Częstochowa, they assigned pieces
of land for the houses of the French residing in Częstochowa.
In the town of Raków, in the district of Częstochowa,
there is an archaeological reserve of the lusatian culture,
which is a branch of the Museum of Częstochowa. Visitors
can see a graveyard of the lusatian culture displayed in
the modern exhibition hall. The people of this culture
lived in the surrounding areas in the first millennium
There are archaeological artifacts - such as pottery, tools
and ornaments of bronze and iron, etc in the display
"The Museum of Railway History in Częstochowa was founded in 2001, and it was originally housed in a room located on the first floor of the Stradom Częstochowa railroad station. The museum will be taken on a journey into the past and see, for example, an old ticket office with urnishings, old railroad uniforms, documents and photographs, lamps, rails, maps or plates of steam engines and other machinery. The museum is located on the Industrial Monuments Route of the Silesian Voivodeship."
Residents of Częstochowa and visitors to the city can
admire images of the sky and astronomical phenomena
at the most modern planetary in Poland, operating at the
Institute of Physics of the Jan Długosz Academy. The
building itself was erected in the years 1990-2000, but a
digital projector was brought to Częstochowa not until
2005. Science lovers can see here fascinating shows, as
well as participate in an unusual physics lesson.
Hotel Villa Verde Restaurant is located in the heart of Cracow-Czestochowa Upland, near Zawiercie. It is surrounded by f...
Hotel Villa Verde Restaurant is located in the heart of Cracow-Czestochowa Upland, near Zawiercie. It is surrounded by forest and not far from two national roads: Katowice-Warszawa and Cracow- Zawiercie and airports in Katowice-Pyrzowice (27 km) and Cracow-Balice (75 km).