Wawel Castle
Wawel Castle
Main Square
Main Square
Krakow Airport
Krakow Airport
Auschwitz Birkenau Museum
Auschwitz Birkenau Museum
Schindler’s Factory
Schindler’s Factory
Barbican
Barbican
Cloth Hall
Cloth Hall
Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)
Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)
Krakow Christmas Market
Krakow Christmas Market
It operated in Krakow from 1922 until the outbreak of World War II. On the 12th February 1947, it resumed its activity, first at Łobzowska st and from 1950 at Wiślna 2 st and survived until 1951. Before the war, it had its seat in its own building at the
Graphic artist, draftsman and painter, born in Lviv, died in Krakow. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, lived in Sanok for 20 years, where he taught, co-organized the Lemko Museum and the Regional Museum of the Sanok Region. After World War II, he settled in Krakow and taught
Until recently, it was customary in Krakow to call at the moment of agony or right after a person’s death. The bells were placed outside the church, currently, there are three left in the city: on the right side of the main entrance to the Dominican Church, on the wall
Painter, poet, writer, satirist, died in Krakow. He graduated from high school in Bielsko, and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. An extremely bright and talented man, he wrote texts and performed with a cabaret at “Piwnica pod Baranami”. He ran his own cabaret called “Remiza” and the beat
Place To Visit
Place To Visit
Place To Visit
A district of Krakow lying on the right bank of the Vistula. As a result of the First Partition of Poland in 1772, the Austrians took the entirety of Lesser Poland to the Vistula River, and Krakow became a border city. The area of ​​today’s Podgórze also includes former villages
Blessed Bronisława Chapel is located in Krakow, next to the Kościuszko Mound. Once upon a time there was a hermitage in this place, where Blessed Bronisława lived and died. After her death, a cross was set there, and in 1702 a small chapel was built. During the construction of the
Cistercian Abbey
Cistercian Abbey in Mogila (today in Nowa Huta district) is one of only a few monasteries in Poland that have been active continuously since its setting-up. Around 1218 the Cistercian Order was invited by Iwon Odrowaz, bishop of Krakow to settle in Mogila, build a monastery and help to jettison the remains
Located at 41 Miodowa Street in Krakow, the most beautiful secular palace was assigned to Jordan. Recent research has shown the vicinity of Nowy Square as the location of the Jordanian Palace. The palace at Miodwa Street was built in the 16th century. It closes Szeroka Street in Kazimierz from
Pauline Church on the Rock
Simply called Skalka in Polish, this sacral complex located on a small outcrop in Kazimierz district, comprises of a church and Pauline monastery. It was founded as the major shrine of St. Stanislaw, one of the main saint patrons of Poland. In 1079 Stanislaw, then bishop of Krakow, was murdered
The museum is located at 24 Lubicz Street in Krakow and was created by Odon’s grandchildren. They founded it to perpetuate the memory of their grandfather, a great bacteriologist and social worker, a student of Robert Koch. He created tuberculin and also modified the Pasteurian rabies treatment. In the museum,
Community
Community
Bayit Hadash – Encounters with Jewish Culture
For over two decades, the Judaica Foundation has organised a series of meetings and events entitled Bayit Hadash. Each year, for almost a month, Judaica houses various initiatives to promote Jewish culture, but also to foster relations between smaller communities in Krakow – Polish, foreign and with Jewish roots alike. Each
Thinks to do
Thinks to do in Krakow
Art Galleries in Krakow
In a city so steeped with artistic spirit, it is hardly surprising that many interesting art galleries can be found in Krakow. With such great schools as Jagiellonian University and Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow has produced many prolific artists and art critics. The artistic community enjoys a wide range
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EVENTS IN KRAKOW
  • In connection with coronavirus spread in Poland, further restrictions has been introduced around the country. On the 31 th of March, Polish government announced new mandatory regulations in order to mitigate the virus. The restrictions apply to every person staying in the country right now and they will remain in force until further notice. It...
  • Bractwo kurkowe - Kraków
    Enthronement of the Fowler King is one of the oldest traditions of Krakow – it probably first came to life about 600 years ago! The Fowler King is a title with an unusual pedigree. Its roots date back to the 13th century, when Krakow was surrounded by fortified city walls. It was probably back then, that the...
  • Lajkonik is the most popular symbol of Krakow and the Lajkonik Procession is the most colourful local tradition. It takes place every year, eight days after Corpus Christi. This tradition dates back to the mid-18th century, but the Lajkonik Procession actually brings back the 13th-century story of a successful defeat of the Tatar horde by the brave lightermen...
  • The liquidation of Krakow ghetto took place on 13th and 14th of March 1943. It was a tragic day not only for the Jewish community of Krakow, but also to the entire city. This event had marked the definitive end of the time when Poles and Jews were living alongside one another. Today, the history...
  • St. John’s Fair is a few days of outdoor events maintained in a historical setting. In June, a few days before Feast of St. John the Baptist (in Polish noc świętojańska, noc Kupały) the most authentic medieval town is built on the riverbank just at the foot of Wawel Hill. Craftsmen and artists bring back...
Kremers Garden
Yearly cultural festivals in Krakow
Popular Polish drinks
MUSEUMS IN KRAKOW
Museums in Krakow
The Armed Deed Museum is located in the Nowa Huta district in Krakow, on osiedle Górali 23. The beginning of the museum dates back to 1968. Its full name is the Museum of the Armed Deed of Workers of the Metallurgical Combine. Inside there is, among others, a photo gallery
Tyniec – Benedictine Abbey
Origins According to local tradition, Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec near Krakow was founded in 1044 by Polish prince Casimir I the Restorer. As the Polish state was very young at the time and after a deep crisis, the Benedictines were to support the reconstruction of Church and state. The monastery was built
Historical Museum of Krakow
Historical Museum of Krakow is a municipal institution focused on cultivating local traditions and sharing knowledge of Krakow’s history. The Museum consists of several branches, scattered around the city. Its origins date back to 1899, as a division of the Old Records Office of Krakow. Employees of the Office gathered memorabilia
Best Attractions
The most famous attractions of Krakow
Best Attractions