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Medieval Krakow


The top attraction and the premier tourist destination in Poland, today’s Krakow (dated English spelling ‘Cracow’) is a vibrant city of a million, proud of its long and glorious history, rich heritage, and architectural beauties. For centuries the capital of the Polish kingdom, nowadays it remains the southern Poland’s metropolis and the seat of the Malopolska provincial government. Important as a crucial center of business, culture, and education, Krakow is also famous for its myriad restaurants and clubs. 

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Krakow news
Glance at Krakow news, current affairs, recent developments, and happenings.

Krakow events
Look up Krakow events, updates, and whatever goes on in the city.

Krakow sights

Krakow visitor kit

 and useful facts

Krakow visitor

Krakow Data

Geography, Weather, Local Government, Economy, Money, History, Culture, Environment, Wildlife, Poland, Malopolska Province

Krakow Basics 

Food, Hotels, Travel, Transport, Healthcare, Safety, Shopping, Communications, Souvenirs, Krakow for the disabled, Beauty salons, Children in Krakow, Tourist offices, Phrase book, Lost property 


Krakow Attractions

Landmarks, Museums, Events, Tours, Festivals, Parks, Cafes, Carnival in Krakow, Krakow Christmas, Krakow Easter, Treasures, Entertainment, Wildlife, Krakow Zoo

Krakow at Leisure

Events, Nightlife, Restaurants, Drinks, Cafes, Sightseeing, Shopping, Dancing, Art, Music, Krakow Opera Company, Theater, Gambling, Strolls, Rides, Sport, Swimming, CinemaTaking photos and video 

on the central square of Krakow

Guide to Krakow, Poland

places to visit
things to see

Wawel Cathedral

Krakow Landmarks

Wawel - the Royal Castle and Cathedral, Grand Square, Churches, Cloth Hall, Town Hall Tower, Basilica of the Virgin Mary's, Skalka Sanctuary, Barbican, City Walls, Collegium Maius, Kanonicza Street, Planty Gardens, Tyniec Abbey, Bielany Monastery, St. Norbert's Convent, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow Mounds, Botanical Garden, Juliusz Slowacki Theater, Palace of Arts, Old Synagogue, Kazimierz's synagogues

Krakow Marvels 

Prettiest Leonardo da Vinci, World's greatest medieval sculpture, Window of awe, Subterranean wonder world, Renaissance pearl, Giant bell, Miraculous images, 8-foot golden crown, Signal trump, Nativity beauties, Ice-age rhino, Slavic idol, 'Kmita's Chasuble'


Krakow Musts 

Wawel Royal Castle, Wawel Cathedral, Grand Square, Masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Grand Altarpiece, Collegium Maius, Kanonicza Street, Kazimierz Town, Ojcow National Park, Schindler's Factory

Krakow Hot Spots 

Grand Square, National Museum in Krakow, Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, John Paul II Center, International Culture Center, Palace of Arts, Bunker of Arts, Manggha Japan Culture and Technology Center, Center for Jewish Culture, Villa Decius,

Krakow tips

Krakow tips

helpful advice
handy hints
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Krakow insights

Krakow Maps 

Map of Krakow, Map of Krakow's Old Town Historic District, Map of Krakow's Kazimierz Historic District, Map of Poland, Map of the Main Roads, Driving in the City Center, Map of the Malopolska Province, Maps of public transport in Krakow

Krakow Proximity

Auschwitz, Tatra Mountains, Zakopane, Czestochowa, Kalwaria, Ojcow National Park, Wadowice, Eagle-nest Castles, Warsaw


Budget Krakow 

Hostels and other cheap lodgings, Holiday apartments for rent, Find free entertainment, Low-cost restaurants, Fast foods, Duty-free goods

Krakow Lodging Guide

Hotels in Krakow, Each and every Krakow hotel, Krakow's hostels and guest rooms, Holiday apartment rentals in Krakow, Booking hotel in Krakow, The meaning of hotel stars

Maria Magdalena square in Krakow

Krakow insights

know the city
inside out,
go beyond
the surface

Juliusz Slowacki Theater, Krakow

Krakow's UNESCO World Heritage Sites 

Old Town, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Kalwaria Sanctuary, Auschwitz, wooden architecture

Districts of Krakow  

The Old Town central district, Historic district of Kazimierz, Jewish Town of Kazimierz, Nowa Huta, Podgorze,


Real Property in Krakow

Real estate and Krakow's property market, Flats and other residential property, Commercial property, List of real estate agents, Buying real estate in Krakow, Selling Krakow's real property 

Krakow Business

Business Visitor Kit, Conferences in Krakow, Investing in Krakow, Foreign Direct Investment, Krakow Technology Park, Taxes, Shopping in Krakow, Biggest corporations, Under construction: new city center, List of Krakow's Lawyers


In the footsteps of Pope John Paul II

Krakow In-Forum
the community blog of visitors to the city and its residents.


New Stuff 

Downloadable Krakow freebies

2015 Krakow Christmas market

2016 World Youth Day in Krakow & Pope Francis visit / Calendar of Krakow events in 2016


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