Indermach is a German word used in Krakow to name the apartments located at the back of tenements or even separate buildings located behind them. Tenement, or kamienica in Polish, is an old stone or brick building that abuts similar houses and forms the street frontage.  To reach the indermach you had to enter the tenement through the front door and cross the small yard located inside or behind the building. Usually indermach was housing various workshops, granaries, breweries, stables, pigsties or chicken coops.

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