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Krakow's Rynek Glowny grand square

Krakow's Rynek Glowny, the city's huge central square at the heart of the Old Town historic district. 

Wawel Hill

Wawel Hill with the Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Cathedral (view across Wisla river). 

  Krakow's Skalka sanctuary

The Skalka Sanctuary on the Wisla riverbank near the Wawel Hill dates back to 1079 but its Baroque church and monastery are respectively of the mid 18th and the 17th centuries.

Town Hall Tower in Krakow

The 13th-century Town Hall Tower in the Rynek Glowny central square is 70 meters tall.

St. Catherina's church

Interior of the Gothic church of St. Catherine (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny) of the 14th century, popular venue for concerts of classical music.

Krakow Christmas crib

Krakow’s famous Christmas cribs are colorful, ingenious structures - richly decorated and brightly illuminated. 

Krakow's August folk festival

The traditional August folk festival on Krakow's Rynek Glowny central square.

Collegium Novum, the Krakow university's headquarters

The neo-Gothic Collegium Novum building of 1887, 24 Golebia street at the Planty ring of gardens, the Jagiellonian University's headquarters.

Christmas market in Krakow

Krakow's Christmas markets take place at the central Rynek Glowny immense square from the late November through the early January. 

'White Lady', a street artist

Street artist a.k.a. 'White Lady', who  over a decade ago pioneered that now popular trade, often performs by the 13th-century church of the Virgin Mary.

street cafe at Krakow's central square

From spring to autumn Krakow restaurants flood sidewalks all over the Old Town historic district.  

white-water canoeing in Krakow

Krakow's state-of-the-art sport facilities for white-water canoeing rank with best ones in Europe. 

Krakow’s wooden St. Margaret’s chapel of 1690

St. Margaret’s wooden chapel of 1690 in Krakow's Salwator district. 

the winter fountain fountain of light in Krakow's Planty garden

In winter Krakow's fountains, like this one in a Planty garden, spout light and resound with classical music

Krakow's St. Norbert's convent dates back to the 12th century

St. Norbert's convent in Krakow's Zwierzyniec historic district dates back to the 12th century.

Krakow's Old Synagogue 

Krakow's Old Synagogue, one of seven historic synagogues in the former Kazimierz Jewish quarter, dates from 1570.

Schindler's Factory in Krakow

'Schindler's Factory', i.e. Emalia plant run by Oskar Schindler from 1939 to 1944. Now under refurbishment.

 Plac Bohaterow Ghetta, memorial to the victims of the Krakow ghetto in the World War 2

'Chairs', memorial to the Jewish victims of the Krakow ghetto, on the Plac Bohaterow Getta. 

Taking photos and videotaping in Krakow

In the environs of Krakow

 Top day-trip destinations of excursions from Krakow


Wieliczka salt mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine where 9 centuries of mining resulted in subterranean world of labyrinthine passages, giant caverns, underground lakes and chapels with sculptures in in the salt rocks. 11 km from Krakow's center.

the sanctuary of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska

Sanctuary of Kalawria Zabrzydowska, a UNESCO World Heritage site, dates from the early 17th century and is Europe's largest Calvary complex. 33 km from downtown Krakow. 

Czarny Staw lake in the High Tatra mountains

Tatry (Tatras, the Tatra Mountains), Poland's equivalent of Alps, stretch 120 km south of Krakow. The photo shows Czarny Staw (Black Pond), the austere sister lake of nearby glamorous Morskie Oko, a must-see in the Tatra National Park.

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