Behemís Codex of 1505, one of the Jagiellonian Libraryís many
marvels, just duplicates the city of Krakow oldest
municipal documents. Yet the lively miniature
pictures from the daily life of artisans, like the
above scene at a painterís studio, make it a
Poland's oldest library boasts 4.5
million volumes and its unique collection of
medieval manuscripts and ancient books contains
tens of thousands priceless items.
Polandís oldest university with its 6,700 faculty and
42,000 students is the
countryís second largest institution of higher
education and the best one.
15th-century impressive Grand College of
the Krakow university where Copernicus once
Old Town Historical District
Poland's prime tourist attraction and a
must-see in Central Europe boasts numerous
world-class monuments, charming vistas,
delightful atmosphere, and the best restaurants.