Architecture of Jasna Góra

St. Roch's Bastion

St. Roch's Bastion

ul. Kordeckiego 2, 42-225 Częstochowa

St. Roch's Bastion features permanent exhibition titled "Mother of God. Poland’s Splendor of Both Nations ", opened on March 5th, 2006. The exhibition is located inside of the St. Roch Bastion (entrance from Father Augustyn Kordecki’s Hall).
The Bastion was a part of Jasna Góra fortress, built in the years 1624-1639 and rebuilt after 1674. During the restoration work the original walls were uncovered which remember the "Swedish Deluge" invasion of 1655. 

Inside the Bastion you can see nearly 500 exhibits (mostly from 18th century), historical memorabilia and art craft items

Outside of the bastion you can visit exhibition showing the history of the "Solidarity", commemoration of Polish soldiers fighting during World War II as well as commemoration of victims of Smoleńsk massacre

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