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Panorama dalla torre

If pilgrims, undeterred by its height, decide to ascend the tower, they can admire not only the monastery and the panorama of the city, but also the vast view of the northern part of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland and its limestone hills and rocks. Because of this visual amenity, the monastery church tower was used as an observation point, among others, during  World War II.

Church tower – history

Every pilgrim heading for Jasna Góra recognises the characteristic silhouette of the monastery church tower marking the end of the journey.

Tower – clock

In the second storey of the tower, there is a clock with a dial in each of the walls, with a carillon above it

Tower – architecture

The tower, late Renaissance in style, 105.3 m in height, constructed on a plan of transverse rectangle

Panorama from the tower

If pilgrims, undeterred by its height, decide to ascend the tower, they can admire not only the monastery and the panorama