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Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine

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Address: 654 Ferry Road, PO Box 2049, Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone Number: (215) 345-0600
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Amazing Shrine, chapels, Git Shop, Museum

There is so much to see at the Shine of Our Lady o Czestochowa. I highly recommend a visit to this impressive Shrine. There is a Upper church and a lower church, a chapel to St... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

There is so much to see at the Shine of Our Lady o Czestochowa. I highly recommend a visit to this impressive Shrine. There is a Upper church and a lower church, a chapel to St. Anne, a rosary garden with status telling Jesus story that are magnificent. There is a way of the stations of the cross. A replica... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I take all my out of town guest for a visit, Catholic or not! Personally, I enjoy attending mass in both the main or downstairs churches. The grounds are lovely, you can find what you need at the gift shops and the festivals are packed but certainly worth the experience. Very impressive to stop by and take a look.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Went there recently for a funeral service. The grounds are stunning and the architecture and sculptures are beautiful. Bet it is even more special in the warmer months. Got to enjoy their Polish perogies and cabbage rolls. Yummy!

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A very beautiful place. We strolled the grounds which were beautiful. The cemetary and small church on the grounds were my favorite. The small church had such a "old and Vintage" feel. The museum part inside the Big church was a wonderful masterpiece of art.

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Doylestown, PA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Sitting high on a hill on Ferry Road, this massive church has an upper church and a lower chapel. On a clear day, you can see the skyline of Philadelphia from the top of the main steps. The upper church has two gigantic stained glass walls that trace the history of Christianity from its beginnings to it's coming to America.... More 

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It is very worthwhile to visit the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown. I visited at Christmas and the decorations were lovely and the history of the shrine is very special. Beautiful grounds and setting and outstanding view of the Doylestown area. There is also a lovely Rosary Walk.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

What a peaceful retreat! A beautiful way to get in touch with your soul. A place to ponder and reflect. It was the first time I ever saw an outdoor roasary garden. The church, chapel, shrine, stained glass, prayer candles, altar, retreat house, outdoor Stations of the Cross, and the Rosary Garden made this a very pious experience.

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New Hope, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Black Madoona, the patron Saint of Poland is located right here in upper Bucks County , P:ennsylvania. Open year round, it holds a special family-fun week around Labor Day every year. We stay in New Hope at Wedgwewood Inn and drive over.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our third visit to the shrine, my first for the Polish Festival.We have always enjoyed our visits here, includung once going to mass in polish. The festival was enjoyable, but a bit expensive. Maybe if I was Polish I would have liked it more. The food was a bit dissapointing, especially the perogies. Still an enjoyable afternoon.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have been to the real place in Poland and so this is no comparison. However, it has some interesting stained glass, a shop selling Polish memorabilia, and a place to eat Polish food.

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