The figure of God the Father is an old baroque figure from the 18th century located at the intersection of Wielicka and Powstańców Śląskich streets, formerly marking the borders of Podgórze. The sculpture is placed under a tin canopy at the top of a chapel with a multi-story pedestal. After
Bosutów is a small village located north of Krakow, through which flows the Sudoł stream. The village was one of the most important points on the Kościuszko Route. After the victory at Racławice, the commander of the insurrection, Tadeusz Kościuszko, stood here in a fortified camp along with 8,000 insurgents.
Bibice is one of the oldest villages near Krakow, located north of Krakow, in the valley of the Bibiczanka stream. The northern part of the town is situated within the area of the Dolinki Krakowskie Landscape Park, while the southern part is situated in the buffer zone of this Park.
Bandtkie Jerzy Samuel was an outstanding bibliographer, linguist and researcher of Silesia. He was born in 1768 in Lublin and died in 1835 in Kraków. For some time he taught Polish in Wrocław. In 1811 he moved to Krakow, where he obtained a doctorate from the Jagiellonian University. Later, he
Azory is the name of one of the districts of Krakow located west of the city center. There used to be fields and wastelands there, but in 1932 single-family houses were built there. The estate was called Azory because it was so far from the center that it was considered
Janowa Wola is a former village that stretched between Wola Duchacka, Łagiewniki and Zabłocie, which today belong to Krakow. The village was developing very well, but it was completely destroyed during the Swedish war in 1655-1657. After the first partition of Poland in 1772, Janowa Wola was under Austrian rule.
Janiszewski Tomasz Wiktor was a doctor, hygienist, social activist, professor at the Jagiellonian University and the University of Warsaw, as well as the first minister of health in reborn Poland. He was born in 1867 in Warsaw and died in 1939 in Brok on the Bug River. From 1886 he
Jachimecki Zdzisław was a musicologist, art historian and composer, born in 1882 in Lviv. He died in 1953 in Krakow. He studied in Vienna for 4 years, and later lectured at the Jagiellonian University. He has published in various scientific journals, encyclopedias and dictionaries. He also composed choral and solo
The Tadeusz Sendzimir Steelworks, previously known as the Lenin Steelworks. It is located in the Nowa Huta district in Krakow. It is the second largest steel plant in Poland. The construction of the steelworks began in 1950. In 1953, the first cast iron was smelted there. In 1954, the first
Idrisi Muhammed al was an Arab geographer and cartographer born in 1100. He studied in Córdoba, Spain, then traveled a lot. He became secretary of the commission set up to map the world. Al-Idrisi collected information about the contemporary world himself, and also used the stories of other travelers, merchants,