Medieval Krakow Illustrated
Baltazar Behem’s Codex of 1505, one of the Jagiellonian Library’s 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 painter’s studio, make
it a matchless rarity.
Krakow in Poland
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.
Printing in Krakow
Poland’s oldest university with its 6,700 faculty and
42,000 students is the country’s second largest institution of
higher education and the best one.
15th-century impressive Grand College of the Krakow
university where Copernicus once studied.
Krakow Old Town
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.