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Places to visit


  • The Basilica of St. Anne. Both the church and the worshipped statue of St. Anne come from 15th century. The sanctuary is visited approximately by 400,000 pilgrims by year.

  • The Lourdes Grotto. A place for celebrating major religious ceremonies. Constructed in 1912-1914.

  • A Complex of Calvary Chapels. Constructed in 1709. Now, it consists of 35 chapels and 2 churches. Each year there are Calvary services celebrated that gather tens of thousands pilgrims.

  • The Papal Altar. It commemorates a meeting of one million pilgrims with Pope John Paul II in 1983.

  • The Museum of Mission. Located by the franciscan monastery, presents the exhibits from missions.

  • The Landscape Park ‘St. Anne’s Mountain’. Geopark of St. Anne’s Mountain is exceptionally rich in fauna and flora.

  • The Geological Reserve. A teaching path enables to explore a history of the volcano that shaped St. Anne’s Mountain.

  • The Amphitheatre. Offers space for 30 thousands viewers. Above the scene there is a monument commemorating fights during the Silesian Uprisings.

  • The Museum of Silesian Uprisings. It preserves the memory of the Silesian Uprisings. The exhibition includes temporary historical and natural exhibits.

Mass Times


- Sunday: 7.00, 8.30, 10.00, 11.30; 15.30 (German), 17.00


- Weekdays:

April - October: 6.30 a.m.

November - March: 7.00 a.m.


May - October 11.00 a.m..



History of the Sanctuary







probable date of the construction of the St. Anne’s church




arriving of reformed-franciscan friars from Maopolska (Minor Poland) to St. Anne’s Mountain




construction of the first franciscan monastery




construction and consecration of brick St. Anne’s church by Suffragan Bishop of Wroclaw, Carl Neander




construction of Calvary chapels by Count Georg Adam von Gaschin




renovation of the chapels; beginning of the construction of chapels “The Paths of Mary”




first Calvary celebrations




first edition of the Calvary prayer book




eviction of reformed-franciscan friars from the sanctuary




second abolishment of monastery and eviction of franciscans due to Kulturkampf




coronation of the statue of St. Anne




construction of the Lourdes Grotto




construction of the Pilgrim’s House




celebration of 500 years of the sanctuary, Pope John Paul II gives the church a title of Minor Basilica




pilgrimage of Pope John Paul II






Franciscan Monastery

ul. Klasztorna 6

47-154 Góra Sw. Anny

tel. 48-77/463 09 00

fax 48-77/463 09 28

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Pilgrim's House

al. Jana Pawla II, 7

47-154 Góra Sw. Anny

tel. 48-77/46 25 301

fax 48-77/46 25 320

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Youth Ministry

al. Jana Pawla II, 7

47-154 Góra Sw. Anny

tel. 48-77/46 25 336, -339

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How to get to us


Saint Anne's Mountain is a village close to the A4 motorway, between Wroclaw and Katowice more >>>



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