The Holy Family Cathedral of Częstochowa Archdiocese


Built in stages in 1901-1927 is one of the biggest churches in Poland. Made of brick with stone and sandstone architectural details, in Neo-gothic style, three-naved, with elongated presbytery and a façade topped with two towers. The interior of the Cathedral has Scandinavian granite finishing, and stained-glass windows representing the most important events in the history of the nation and the Church. In the 1930's balustrades with tracery and brass-reliefs were erected in front of the three altars. In front of the Holy Virgin Mary Chapel there are the tombs of the city former bishops.