Sanctuary of Our Lady of Licheń
Licheń Stary [ˈlixɛɲ ˈstarɨ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Ślesin, within Konin County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south-east of Ślesin, 14 km (9 mi) north-east of Konin, and 99 km (62 mi) east of the regional capital Poznań. The village has a population of 1,100.
Licheń Stary is the site of Poland's largest church, Sanctuary of Our Lady of Licheń, completed in 2004, which houses icon of the Virgin Mary called Our Lady of Sorrows, Queen of Poland. The sanctuary was constructed to accommodate the large number of pilgrims who come to venerate the image of the Virgin Mary, which according to tradition has been miraculous.