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Krakow's International Culture Center  

The International Culture Center (Miedzynarodowe Centrum Kultury) in Krakow has its seat at 25 Rynek Glowny central square, the Grand Square in the heart of the Old Town historical district. It was founded in 1990 to facilitate the intercourse between peoples of different cultures. And ever since then its main field of interest has been the cultural heritage of the Central Europe. 


Wide scope of activities 

Krakow's International Culture Center engages in a wide range of activities: from research to education to art presentation to information services. Besides various conferences and numerous publications there are such programs as the yearly College for New Europe which has regularly brought young people to Krakow from every part of Europe and the USA. 

Seat of the International Culture Center in Krakow 

The House under Ravens (Dom Pod Krukami), home to the International Culture Center, was converted from two medieval buildings in the late 19th century. It has underwent thorough refurbishment in the early 2000s. Its conference hall on the ground floor can seat some 200 and boasts the state-of-the-art equipment. Also the International Culture Center's art gallery upstairs has been enlarged. 

Exhibition facilities 

For years the gallery of the International Culture Center has been known in Krakow as the venue for interesting and often highly original exhibitions. Situated on the upper floor of the Center's building at 25 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square) it is accessible also to the disabled who may use a comfortable elevator. 

The gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

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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.

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