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
Wawel Royal Castle
Home to three dynasties of Poland's monarchs. Its
stately halls and exquisite chambers are filled with
priceless art, best period furniture and rare ancient
objects. The collection of the 16th-century monumental
Flemish tapestries is matchless.
Poland's impressive national shrine shelters plenty of
superb church art.
Krakow’s central Grand Square (Rynek Glowny), the
largest plaza of medieval Europe and one of the world’s finest
with its spectacular landmarks, has remained the hub of the city
since the 13th century. Krakow residents and visitors come here
to meet each other, to do business, to shop, and to enjoy
Basilica of the Virgin Mary's
The immense Gothic church, Krakow's principal temple
since the 13th century, shelters the world's greatest Gothic
sculpture among its many excellent works of art.
The world's oldest shopping mall has been in business
for 700 years. The present Renaissance edifice dates from 1555.
Town Hall Tower
Krakow's leaning tower was built by the end of the 13th
700-year-old main city gate with adjoining mighty walls
Awesome 500-year-old unmatched masterpiece of medieval
Planty Garden Ring
Park of 30 varied gardens among old trees round
Krakow's Old Town historical district.
15th-century impressive Grand College of Krakow
university where Copernicus once studied.
The most beautiful of Europe's ancient streets,arguably.
Picturesque 17th-century church and monastery shelter
numerous naturally mummified bodies in their crypts.