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Krakow Christmas Market 2017 Christmas Market on Krakow Main Square Each year Kr...read more

Nowa Huta, aerial view

Nowa Huta

Nowa Huta is today the easternmost district of Krakow. Conceived in the late 1940s as a separate cit...

Old Synagogue

Synagogues in Krakow

All of the synagogues in Krakow are located in the Jewish Quarter in Kazimierz. The Jewish community...

Czartoryski Museum

Czartoryski Museum (Muzeum Ksiazat Czartoryskich in Polish) is the oldest museum in Poland. It was e...

Signboard on Szeroka street

Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)

History of Kazimierz dates back to 1335 when Polish King Casimir III the Great declared that on a sm...

Auschwitz Birkenau Museum

Auschwitz concentration camp is known worldwide as a symbol of terror, genocide and the Holocaust. I...

Schindler’s Factory

Oskar Schindler Oskar Schindler Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist and owner of the enamelwa...

Lady with an Ermine is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci from 1489-90 of the Duke Ludovico Sforza's mistress, Cecilia Gallerani. The painting is owned by the Czartoryski Museum in Krakow, currently on display in the Wawel Castle

Leonardo da Vinci in Krakow

Leonardo da Vinci paintings are amongst the most valuable and admired in the world. The artist himse...

Dragon's sculpture

Wawel Castle Dragon

Legend of Wawel Castle Dragon The legend of the Wawel Castle Dragon is one of the most popular Pol...

Senators Hall

Wawel Castle Museum

The historic royal residence on the Wawel Hill was turned into the national museum after World War ...

Wawel Cathedral

Wawel Cathedral

History of the Cathedral The Cathedral on the Wawel Hill is a place of worship of top significance. ...