Monument of Marcin Oracewicz

Marcin Oracewicz was a Krakow citizen, has been living in the XVIII century. Why is he so important for Krakow’s history? The legend is, that he killed a Russian officer using the metal button, thus it saved the city from occupation. Bust-sculpture created by Michał Stefan Korpal can be found in Strzelecki Garden, close to the Celestat building


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This monument is located in Krakow‘s district Bieżanów. It has been established to commemorate Russian force refutation, it is placed exactly in the spot, where they met Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. The memorial of Krakow’s saving was unveiled on its first anniversary – 6th of December 1915. The
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