exchange rates in Krakow.
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euro buys 4.7 Polish zlotys
US dollar buys 4.3 Polish zloty
Swiss franc buys
Polish zloty (PLN).
British sterling buys
Polish zlotys (PLN).
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Krakow deals with an influx of Ukrainian refugees.
Krakow needs to cope with a massive influx of the Ukrainian refugees in the wake of the Russian invasion. Frantic efforts of the Polish authorities as well as NGO's and thousands of families and individuals have made it possible to provide the exiles with shelter, food, clothing, medical care, and education for children. The Ukrainian refugees have been also granted several special privileges, such as free public transport and free car parking in
the streets, if they apply for them provided they arrived to Poland after February 24th, 2022.
COVID-19: the restrictions are gone.
The authorities have decided to scrap almost all COVID restrictions in Krakow and the entire Poland from March 28th, 2022. Practically the only precautions still in place apply to medical services, namely facial masking and distancing are still mandatory at hospitals, health clinics, etc. The normalization has resulted from the falling numbers of new cases rather than the change of attitude towards the
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Stoss’ masterpiece shines like new after renovation.
Veit Stoss’ grand altarpiece in Krakow's St. Mary
church, the world’s best medieval sculpture has undergone a thorough conservation. The 42-foot-high and 36-foot-wide structure, which consists of 200 marvelous limewood sculptures, was dismantled, its parts transferred to the restoration workshop, cleaned, examined, documented, restored to the original state, conserved, and reassembled, The renovation works took five years and cost an equivalent of over four million euro.
regain their home.
The building of the Krakow philharmonic society, Filharmonia Krakowska, at 1 Zwierzyniecka street has
undergone modernization. Its ticket office operates from mid-September and the first concert was scheduled for September 26th, 2020. Thus the main music venue in central Krakow is back thoroughly modernized.
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