Kraków Travel Guide - useful tips and information

 

Nightlife in Krakow


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Krakow is known as a nightlife capital of Poland. This is not without a reason. It is really very hard to find another city like Krakow anywhere in Europe, where you can find so many good pubs, nightclubs and discos so close to each other, almost all within a walking distance.

Eating out in Krakow


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Krakow is a paradise for food lovers. Old Town and Kazimierz Jewish District are simply filled with hundreds of restaurants, bars and fast food points where you can find almost everything you can think of. There is a wide range of restaurants from exclusive ones to rather budget but decent places.

Prices in Krakow


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Krakow is probably second most expensive city in Poland after Warsaw, but comparing to other European big cities it is still quiet cheap. If you are staying in Krakow for a longer time then we recommend doing shopping in one of the big supermarkets which offer best prices for all every day-use products and food.

Police and Safety in Krakow


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Krakow is very safe city and because of compact Old Town easy to protect. Most of the area in Old Town including Main Market Square is monitored 24/7 by city surveillance cameras which have a major impact on safety level of the city centre.

Time zone holidays opening hours in Krakow


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There are several national and church holidays in Poland: 1st January – New Year Easter Sunday & Monday – variable date 1st May – Labour Day 3rd May – Constitution Day Corpus Christi – variable date in June 15th August – Assumption of the Holy Mother of God 1st November – All Saints Day 11th...

Money exchanging banks in Krakow


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The currency unit in Poland is PLN called ZLOTY (zl) 1 PLN is into 100 GROSZ (gr). There are notes of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 zloty and coins of 1,2 and 5 zloty and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 gr. There are many money exchange points in Krakow which can be used by travelers. Our advise is to avoid any exchanges in banks...

Weather when to come to Krakow


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Best time of the year to visit Krakow is probably from May to September as there is a big chance of nice, warm and sunny weather in this period. During the summer however some occasional downpours happen but generally July is the warmest month.

Arriving to Krakow by plane


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Airport is located in village Balice – just outside western administrative border of Krakow City, 15 km from the centre. It is named after Pope John Paul II and today is second biggest in Poland in terms of number of passengers after Okecie Airport in Warsaw.

Arriving to Krakow by train


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Polish rail network is pretty well developed and Krakow is its important point. There are a couple of stations in Krakow: Krakow-Business Park (Zabierzow), Lobzow, Plaszow and Krakow Glowny (Main Station) – the only one which actually matters, especially for tourists visiting the city.

Arriving to Krakow by car


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If you plan to visit Krakow by car, please remember about having your driving license and car’s registration documents with you. Foreign driving licenses are valid in Poland. Travelling on Polish roads is free, except just a few short ways including one between Katowice and Krakow. Total cost for this distance one...

History of Krakow


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Archaeological excavations indicate that Wawel Hill was already inhabited thousand years BC. In 6th and 7th centuries first Slavic tribes arrived into this region and started to replace Celtic and Germanic cultures. By the end of 8th century Krakow became an important stronghold, this was the time of legendary King...

Geography of Krakow


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Krakow lies in southern Poland in the region called Sub Carpathian Valleys, between Upplands region in the north and Carpathian Mountains in the south. This area was covered only by old South Poland Glaciation therefore are no visible glacial forms on the surface which remained, unlike in case of northern Poland.

Museum of National Memory in Krakow


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The “Pharmacy Under the Sign of the Eagle” National Memory Museum was fund in 1983 and it is located at 18 Bohaterów Getta Square.

Palace of Arts in Krakow


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The Palace of Arts at 4 Szczepanski Square was erected in the Old Town historic district, in 1901 for the Society of Fine Arts Friends entirely in Art Nouveau style.

Krakow Aquarium in Krakow


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The Krakow Aquarium and Natural History Museum is a uniquely designed modern attraction. We have incorporated modern computer info points and hand-made, detailed animal exhibits made to similate real environments and house multiple cohabitable species. Our knowledgable and enthusiastic staff will answer all your...

Starmach Gallery in Krakow


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The Starmach Gallery was established in 1989 by a couple of art historians from Krakow – Teresa and Andrzej Starmach. First it was located at Main Market Square, and the first opening took place on October 3, 1989. The gallery was active from October 1989 till July 1999.

Olympia Gallery in Krakow


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The aim of the gallery is to introduce to the art market young Polish artists with their own recognizable identity. The logo of the gallery is related to the name of Olimpia Maciejewska, the owner and the founder the gallery and to the painting of an impressionist Edouard Manet.

AG Gallery in Krakow


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Galeria AG is one of the few places in Krakow wich allow to see the effects of an artistic activity of many authors from all over the Poland. Presentation of distinguished artists from Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Katowice, Wroclaw causes obviously a great stylistic and ideological variety: the survey of Polish art of a...

Artemis Gallery in Krakow


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This gallery has been active since 1994, initially at 23 Florianska Street, next at 21 Starowislna Street, presently at 15 Poselska Street. Private contemporary art gallery, selling works in the areas of painting, sculpture, drawing, graphics and artistic photography. About one thousand items on offer, from a wide...

Cloth Hall Gallery in Krakow


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The Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), a huge market hall built in the 13th century in the middle of Rynek Glowny (Main Square), enlarged in the 14th century in the Gothic style and remodeled in the mid-16th century after Renaissance fashion, was restored in 1875–1879 and became the city’s showpiece facility hosting...

Art Bunker in Krakow


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The history of Bunkier goes back to the year 1950. On the strength of the decision of Minister of Culture and Art the Krakow branch of the Central Bureau of Art Exhibitions (CBWA) was created. Its program, organizational and financial issues were supervised by the headquarters in Warsaw.

Manggha Centre of Japanese Art and Technology


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Formed in 1994, on the initiative of Andrzej Wajda and Krystyna Zachwatowicz, it was a division of National Museum Krakow, and also a place where the Kyoto-Krakow Foundation proactively promoted the culture, art and technology of Japan. In 2005, pursuant to a decision of the Minister of Culture, the Manggha Centre...

Aviation Museum in Krakow


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The Krakow Aviation Museum took over a few buildings and part of the grounds of the Rakowice-Czyzyny airfield, one of the oldest military airfields in Europe. Formed at Czyzyny in 1964, the museum preserves and exhibits aircraft, engines and other items of importance to the world's aviation heritage and these form...

Museum of History of Photography in Krakow


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The mission of the Walery Rzewuski Museum of History of Photography in Krakow is the protection of material cultural heritage. The museum fills it by collecting, studying, storing, preserving and making available for research and exhibition of cultural goods of photography, technique and technology of photography...

Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow


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The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective. An innovative and unique institution located in Kazimierz, the Jewish district of Krakow, Poland, the Museum is a registered charity in...

Zoological Museum in Krakow


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The Museum originated in 1782 as the “Natural History Cabinet”. The townhouse at 6 Sw. Anny Street in Krakow was its home for 184 years, until its relocation in 1967 to the Institute of Zoology at 6 Ingardena Street (formerly 50 Krupnicza Street), where it remains to the present day.

Museum of Urban Technology in Krakow


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It is one of the newest museums in Krakow which gathers exhibits related to industrial heritage of Krakow. Museum is focused on presenting the history of development of public transport in Krakow. Development of Polish technology and industry, factories and construction are also major theme of the museum.

Underground Museum of Krakow


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Krakow is so old that no one can fully grasp its immense history. The Krak’s Mound even remembers the times of the Celts and the legendary Avars. Krakow was also home to the Slavic dukes and kings who decided on the shape of the city that was to become the capital of one of the most powerful states in medieval...

Historical Museum of Krakow


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Historical Museum is very big one, located in on the Main Market Square in Krzysztofory Palace. It was opened in 1899 and since then it has gathered many precious collections. Many of them relate to former governments of the city.

Ethnographic Museum in Krakow


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A majority of the objects come from the 19th and the first half of the 20th century, though there are older objects, such as the 17th century fragments of iconostases or the 18th century Tibetan collection. Particularly valuable are the collections of archival manuscripts, drawings, photographs and glass plates,...

Archeological Museum in Krakow


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Archeological Museum in Krakow is the oldest museum of this type in Poland. It was founded in 1850 and its first name was “Museum of Ancient times”. Today it has one of the best collections of Slavic antiquities in Poland.

Jagiellonian University Museum in Krakow


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Jagiellonian University Museum is located in Collegium Maius. Between 1949 and 1964, on the personal initiative of Prof. Karol Estreicher Jr., the whole building of Collegium Maius underwent a major refurbishment and conservation, shedding all superfluous neogothic additions, that effectively blurred the austere...

Stanislaw Wyspianski Museum in Krakow


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If you saw the stained glass in the Franciscan church and the Medical Society Building and you liked it, you should definitely visit this museum. It houses numerous works of Wyspianski including designs for stained glass windows, stage sets, textiles and pastels.

National Museum in Krakow


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Krakow’s National Museum occupies the big building on 3 Maja Avenue, near Blonia. It is really hard to miss it. Construction started in 1930s but was finished in 1989. The collections of the National Museum in Krakow number almost 780,000 objects. Of these over 300,000 belong to the collection of the Princes...

Jozef Mehoffer Museum in Krakow


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Jozef Mehoffer (1869 – 1946) was a student of Jan Matejko and contemporary of Stanislaw Wyspianski. He was one of the most eminent stained-glass artists of the Young Poland movement. He decorated the interior of many cathedrals, including Wawel Cathedral.

Czartoryski Museum in Krakow


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Czartoryski Museum is relatively small but has one of the most interesting art collections in Poland. Following exhibitions are displayed in the museum

Stary (Old) Theatre


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Old Theatre in Krakow is really old. First performance took place here in 1781 and it was a French comedy. By the end of the 18th century this theatre raised almost to the name of national theatre. During the 19th century it performed across European capitals and gained fantastic fame.

Ludowy Theatre


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Ludowy Theatre, in English 'The People's Theatre', is one of the most famous in Krakow and definitely number one of its kind in Nowa Huta, the former communists-planned city founded near Krakow in 1949. The Ludowy Theatre started its performances in 1955 and has been maintaining high artistic quality of its works...

Slowacki Theatre


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The theatre has been continuously staging plays since 1893. It is one of the most famous and distinguished Polish theatre scenes. The edifice, designed by Jan Zawiejski, is ranked among the most valuable monuments of theatre architecture in Europe. There is an inscription of its façade: “Krakow for the National...

Krakow Philharmonic


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The building was completed in 1931 as Catholic House according to the design by Jozef Pokutynski. The main initiator of the building was Prince Adam Cardinal Sapieha. The initiators of the building were guided by a famous building of a similar use - Maison du Peuple in Brussels designed in 1897 by Viktor Hort.

Panga Pank Theatre


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Panga Pank Theatre has been established by Anka Wierzchowska Wozniak and Lukasz Wozniak in 2003. The name comes from a certain beautiful place in Estonia. Theatre is in constant collaboration with Stary Theatre in Krakow, TR Warszawa and K. Warlikowski’s Nowy Teatr in Warsaw.

Krakow Opera


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The Krakow Opera, established in 1954, has been proving its importance from season to season, thanks to the excellent quality of its artistic endeavours. Throughout the years, the Opera has worked with some of the world’s and Poland’s most outstanding artists, including the conductors:

Mumerus Theatre


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Theatre Mumerus, which was founded in 1999 by Wiesław Hołdys, is an association who has gathered together professional actors, directors, writers, musicians and painters. This is a NGO (Non-Governmental and Non-Profit Making Organisation).

Groteska Theatre


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The Groteska Puppet, Mask and Actor Theatre in Krakow is one of the earliest and the most renowned puppet theatres in Poland. It was founded in 1945 by outstanding theatre artists Zofia and Wladyslaw Jarema - stage directors and pioneers of the modern concept of puppet art and artistic theatre in post-war Poland.

Cricoteka Theatre


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Cricoteka, Centre for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor was founded by Tadeusz Kantor as early as in 1980, at first as the Centre of Cricot 2 Theatre at 5, Kanonicza Street (now the seat of the Archives of the Centre).

Bagatela Theatre


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Bagatela Theatre is located at the corner of Karmelicka and Krupnicza Streets in the very centre of Krakow. Theatre was opened in 1918 by Marian Dabrowski – famous publisher in Krakow. After modernization in 1938 it became most elegant theatre in the city.

Pod Baranami Cinema


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Kino Pod Baranami is situated in the heart of Krakow, at the Main Square. It is located in a Palace called Pod Baranami (Under the Rams) which is one of the grandest palaces in town. Its three theaters offer cozy atmosphere and good movies – and one of its focuses is European cinema.

Multikino Cinema


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Multikino is one of the biggest networks of cinemas in Poland. It belongs to Polish company ITI Group which also operates on media market.

Cinema City


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Cinema City International is the largest multiplex cinema theatre operator in Central and Eastern Europe. Company is based in Israel. This modern network operates many cinemas across Poland including of course Krakow.

Ars Cinema


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Ars cinema was opened in 1995 in the same tenement where once existed older cinema called “Kino Sztuka”. Today’s Ars cinema is not a big one, but perfectly located, right next to the Main Market Square.

Kijow Cinema


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Kijow is a modern cinema, located off the Old Town area but still close to the centre, right next to Cracovia Hotel. It has 2 halls: big one Kijow Centrum and smaller one Kijow Studio.

Lajkonik Parade


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Lajkonik Parade is an old traditional Polish celebration which takes place every year on first Thursday after the Corpus Christi. The main hero of this event is Lajkonik – a rider with long beard, dressed in oriental clothes and riding on an artificial horse. He always passes the traditional route from...

Pierogi Festival (Dumplings Festival)


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Pierogi Festival in Krakow was first organized in August 2003 and lasted 2 days. Each year it was becoming more and more popular and now it lasts sometimes for even five days. It is still organized every August around 14th – 16th of the month which corresponds with the Catholic Feast of the Assumption.

International Soup Festival


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It is the only festival of this kind in Poland. It was first organized in Krakow in May 2002 and as it turned out to be successful one, since then it is held annually, always in May. It is kept in form of competition for the title of “best soup of the year” and of course public is invited to take part in...

International Festival of Street Theatres


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Every year in July, Festival of Street Theatres in Krakow is attended by many theatre groups from all over the world, mostly from European countries. Usually it takes place in the middle of July.

Jewish Culture Festival


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The Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow is one of the most important and largest events of its kind in the world. The First Festival took place in 1988 and its program focused on a scholarly conference on the encounter between two cultures, Jewish and Polish. It was a modest occasion but it turned out to have...

Wianki Festival


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History of the Wianki festival goes back into pagan times. Before Christianity dominated Poland, in pagan tradition day of 24th June each year was a day of fertility celebration called Kupala Night. Today it is only a music festival, but its characteristic feature is that it always takes place on the bank of...

Juwenalia Students Festival


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Besides Jagiellonian University, in Krakow there are many other important and big universities/academies which make the city most important educational centre in Poland. Total number if students living in Krakow exceeds substantially number of 100 thousand. Every year, usually during the second weekend of May,...

Misteria Paschalia Festival


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The Misteria Paschalia Festival is one of the most important classical music events in Poland. It takes place annually in Krakow since 2004 around Easter time. During 8 days of festival, you can hear world famous artists who perform here classical music concerts focused on religious character of Easter.

Jama Michalika Festival


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The most famous café for artists, very well known for almost one hundred years. Here most outstanding artists have met, here the cabaret "Zielony Balonik" began to exist and here the spirit of "Mloda Polska" was born.

Guliwer Cafe-Bistro in Restaurant


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We created Guliwer Café-Bistro with all those in mind who are looking for a place near Kraków’s Rynek Główny where they can drink good coffee and good wine, and have breakfast or a light lunch. Wonderful Vergnano coffee, real and thick hot chocolate, as well as our homemade cheesecake, apple or lemon meringue...

Sports Pub


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Sport Pub is an extraordinary place where you will find the true meaning of the word Sport. You can experience all important sports events on 3 meter screen and LCD TV screens all over the pub. There are actually all sport channels available here like: SKY SPORTS, SETANTA, ESPN etc. so you can watch at the same...

Shisha Club


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Shisha Club is the only one oriental and stylish club in Krakow. It is a place where the most beautiful holidays memories entwine with magical reality. Shisha Club every day resounds oriental music, waitresses are dressed in Arab belly dance costumes and serve colorful drinks and aromatic water pipes. On weekends,...

Irish Mbassy Pub


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Irish Mbassy is the largest Irish Pub in Poland. This Irish-owned and Irish-run sports bar is the place for whatever your game is. If you kick it, throw it, hit it or whatever, it's on at the Irish Mbassy. No one else can show as many sports channels as it can on 10 big screen plasma tv's on three floors.

Indigo Pub


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Indigo Pub has been operating for over 10 years. Indigo is located in the historic gothic cellar in Krakow on Florianska street. Here you can listen to a good rock, metal, and other popular and less popular genres of music, at which you and your friends can spend nice time. Pub regularly helds rock concerts.

Stajnia Pub


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Pub Stajnia is situated in the middle of one of the oldest jewish district in Krakow – Kazimierz. Not only period interior with traditional decor but crazy, night parties as well are one of the most characteristic features. Specific pub’s climate is created by a suitable music from different regions of the...

CK Browar Pub


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It is a specific, nice pub located right in front of Bagatela Theatre on the edge of Old Town. It is well known for excellent CK beers made on the spot using recognised technologies. The adopted philosophy of brewing it in front of the guests' eyes guarantees that beer is always fresh. In addition, it is a great...

Respect Club


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It is the only real hip-hop & r'n'b club in Krakow. In Respect all hip-hop fans can appreciate great music played by club's djs. Unfortunately it is very small club with only one bar and small dance floor. On Fridays and Saturdays it is always crowded and hot but the hip-hop party itself is very good, especially...

Fashion Time Club


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If you are looking for the biggest club in Krakow, here it is. Definitely the biggest one with 3 different floors. Each floor has a different design, style and music as well. Level -1 is a clubbing music floor, Level 0 is r'n'b music floor and Level +1 is a retro music floor. So probably everybody can find...

Kitsh Club


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Kitsch club is located in old tenement on the second floor. It has 4 different halls with 2 bars and 1 big dance floor. Dance parties start here always at 8:00 p.m. Kitsch Club has specific style which could be called a bit underground or „opposite of fancy”.

Ministerstwo Club


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It is one of the biggest clubs with one big dance floor and one long bar. It has an oldschool style interior and also more reasonable prices than more fancy clubs like Frantic, Base or Cien. You can find many types of music here from drum n base, electro, funk, garage to hip-hop, r'n'b and pop music. Club's...

Prozak Club


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Today not that popular and fancy like few years ago, but still important spot on nigthlife map of Krakow. It is one of the biggest clubs in Krakow which used to be filled up anyway during weekends. Today it does not happen so often but you can still find a good party here.

Cien Club


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Cien Club is a real legend of Krakow clubbing and still one of the best clubs in town. Many famous Djs started their careers here. Club was also visited by many world famous stars. It is pretty big and spacious club which can accommodate approximately 400 people.

Base Club


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Base Club in Krakow It is one of the newest clubs in Krakow. It took only few months for Base Club to become one of the best and most trendy spots in the city. It has 2 air-conditioned dance floors equipped with highest quality music systems and 4 different bars serving alcohols from all over the world. Even most...

Frantic Club


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Frantic club was opened in 2004 and until today is one of most fancy and well known night clubs in Krakow. It is important spot on clubbing map of the city. Club has 4 spacious halls, 2 dance floors and 4 bars. Most important in Frantic is the music, performed by some of the best djs in the city.

Krakow Golf Park


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Only 18 km east of Krakow’s world famous Rynek Glowny (Main Market) and the Wawel Royal Palace, lies Royal Krakow Golf & Country Club in the village of Ochmanow, between Wieliczka and Niepolomice. It offers the nearest place to play golf in Krakow.

Aqua Park


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Aqua Park has three swimming pools with the total area of 2,000m² and a full range of attractions at guests’ disposal. The attractions include shower massages as well as places with side and base showers, horizontal massages, wild springs, countercurrents, a rapid river, rainbow path, water sports area...

Zoo


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The Krakowski Ogrod Zoologiczny (Krakow Zoological Garden) was opened to visitors on 6th July 1929.The Zoo is located on a Jurassic plateau at 345 metres above sea level, in the middle of a woodland park known as the Las Wolski or Park Miejski, which covers an area of nearly 500 hectares 10 kilometres to the west...

Garden Spa


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In the heart of magic city of Krakow, on luxury district Salwator exist truly unique place Garden Spa. Absolute nirvana is the closet way to describe this wellness center. A visit here will be a discover into the kinds of cutting edge treatments that make it so unique. The unique Spa treatments are so much more...

Crystal Spa in Hotel Sympozjum


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Crystal Spa is a unique place where you can find ultimate peace, relaxation and rest. The wellness ceremony is arranged in accordance with specialists' original ideas using professional beauty care methods. We offer you a rich variety of treatments with the use of a wide range of Babor professional cosmetics,...

Le Premiere Spa & Wellness


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„Beauty is what you feel inside and what is reflected in your eyes”. These words of Sophia Loren were our inspiration, when we created our Spa & Wellness salon and these are still. Thanks to them we know that the great Spa and true beauty are not only exclusive treatments, the latest cosmetic technology or...

Ambra Day Spa


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Ambra Day SPA came into thinking about people who are dreaming about the moment of relax. Our aim is to help you forget about constant haste. Stress and every-day problems are destroying our body and our mind. Perfect medicine for present life style is SPA treatment. In our beauty parlour you can try unique,...

Magia Day Spa


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Magia Day Spa is an unique Spa center where our customers can feel healing power of nature. In a luxury interior of renovated basements we offer magic trends of world class cosmetic procedures of Pevonia Botanica mark, which give you not only beautiful look, delight for senses, but first of all strong results.The...

Endorfina Spa


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Endorfina City SPA is a luxurious place in the very heart of Krakow, which was created especially for you and your needs. This is a place where time stops or even goes back ...This is where your dreams come true. You wish to hide away from the world around, to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Lesne Spa (Forest Spa)


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Lesne Spa (Forest Spa) in Krakow “Forest SPA” – it is a magical place, where you can feel the relaxing power of lush green and the healing power of nature. You will enjoy unforgettable moments spending time in the Finnish sauna, steam sauna, bathe in the Jacuzzi or just relax by the fireplace.

Vanilla Spa


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A visit at the Vanilla Spa is a remarkable experience for the body and the soul. It is an extraordinary occasion to look into your inner self and find new amounts of inner peace and strength that lie deeply hidden in everyone…Come and enjoy the journey to the world of exciting sensations that can open your mind...

Farmona Wellness & Spa


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Farmona Wellness & SPA in Krakow is the ideal place for experiencing the foundation of Farmona Natural Cosmetics Laboratory’s philosophy: symbiosis with nature and the belief that nature is an inexhaustible source of beauty, harmony and relaxation.

Church of St Barbara


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Church of St Barbara bordering Plac Mariacki on the east was founded in 14th century by Mikolaj Wierzynek and was the cemetery chapel.

Church of the Holy Cross


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The Church of the Holy Cross is a small but at the same time impressive Gothic building located just next to the Julius Slowacki Theatre. The simplicity of the exterior contrasts with the rich interior where you can find beautifully coloured wall paintings and wonderful Gothic palm vault.

Wawel Hill and Wawel Castle


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Probably no other place in Poland is as Polish as Wawel Hill. It is a storehouse of Poland's national identity which keeps treasures from different periods of Polish history. It all started here when Vistulanians built a citadel. Later it was replaced by a series of buildings including the Renaissance castle and...

Planty


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Planty is Krakow's central park. It is actually a ring of greenery encircling Old Town of total length around 4 kilometers. It has one major walk with hundreds of benches. Perfect place to chill out in the shadow during hot and sunny summer days, also great place for a stroll.

Kanonicza Street


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Kanonicza Street is named after the canons – priests managing the Cathedral, who once had their houses here. It used to be a street of small village Okol, which was joined to Krakow in 1401. Most of the houses were built in Middle Ages, but remodeled or reconstructed in later styles in Renaissance and Baroque...

Mary Magdalene's Square (Plac sw Marii Magdaleny)


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It is a small square between Grodzka and Kanonicza Streets. It was named after a church which was pulled down in 1811. In front of the square is Church of Saints Peter and Paul, at the back is a museum of Stanislaw Wyspianski.

Church of Saints Peter and Paul


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Church of Saints Peter and Paul on Grodzka Street is separated from the street by a fence ornamented with stone figures of 12 apostles, contemporary copies of the 18th century sculptures. It is considered one of the most beautiful early Baroque churches in Poland.

Bishop's Palace


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It is the official residence of Krakow's bishops. Building was rebuilt many times in different styles. Its current look comes from the 17th century plus it was upgraded in Renaissance style in 1881 – 1884 by architect Tomasz Prylinski. Bishop's Palace was a residence of Karol Wojtyla when he was archbishop (later...

Franciscan Church


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Grodzka Street is crossed by All Saints Square (Plac Wszystkich Swietych). On its corner with Franciszkanska Street stands the Franciscan Church – one of the oldest churches in Krakow. First works were started in 1255, but its current appearance comes more from the time it was rebuilt in 1436 in Gothic style.

Grodzka Street


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This picturesque, winding street is a historic Royal Way which leads from the Main Market Square to the Wawel Castle. There are many interesting buildings along the street. At No. 53 is the cloistered courtyard of the Collegium luridicum which is a law college founded in the 15th century and rebuilt in 1718.

Collegium Novum


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Collegium Novum is the main building of Jagiellonian University in Krakow and also its administrative centre. This oldest university in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe, employs nearly 500 professors and has more than 40,000 students.

Collegium Maius


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Jagiellonian University grew from the Krakow Academy established by King Kazimierz the Great in 1364. Collegium Maius was the first building of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow founded in 1400 and purchased by King Jagiello. Fragment of this large limestone building survived on the corner of Sw Anny Street and...

Dominican Church


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Dominican Church was built in the second half of the 13th century. It was rebuilt many times in 14th century but until today remained as a magnificent Gothic building. Some of its mortuary chapels were made in Renaissance and Baroque style with beautiful rich decorations and furnishings.

Church of St Anne


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This collegiate church was erected in 1689-1703 and designed by the architect Tylman van Gameren. It replaced the former Gothic church built here in 1407 by King Wladyslaw Jagiello. New church had an imposing Baroque facade and two towers. Works on the decoration and interior lasted for a long time.

Piarist Church


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Piarist Church is one of the youngest churches in Krakow Old Town. It was designed by an architect and Krakow's mayor Kacper Bazanka. Work began in 1714 and resulted in graceful late Baroque church with a later Rococo facade which stands on the corner of St Jana and Pijarska Street.

Szczepanski Square (Plac Szczepanski)


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Szczepanski Square used to be full of cars and always served as a parking place with great location, so close to Main Market. However in 2010 when some renovation works finished, square gained absolutely new design with a small and nice fountain and some benches to sit for a while and chill.

Slowacki Theatre


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When you walk from Krakow train station toward Old Town, suddenly in the Planty ring (just off Szpitalna Street), on your left a huge, imposing building will show up. This neo-Baroque construction is the Slowacki Theatre.

Matejko Square (Plac Matejki)


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This popular Cracovian square was laid out at the end of the 19th century. The Church of St. Florian on the corner of Warszawska Street is considerably older. Its present appearance is the result of frequent rebuilding- the original church was built in the early 13th century.

Barbican


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Krakow's barbican is the largest in Central Europe and one of very few which survived in such a good condition. Its red-brick walls are 3 meters thick. Barbican was built in 1498-1499 in order to strengthen the second ring of walls that surrounded the city.

Florian Gate


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For hundreds of years the Florian Gate was the main gate to Krakow, guarding the entrance to the city from the north. Together with a section of the city walls and three towers, it is one of the few surviving remnants of the city's medieval fortifications.

Florianska Street


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Florianska Street is probably most famous street in Krakow and even in whole Poland. It is the most expensive one in Krakow and third most expensive in Poland (after Nowy Swiat and Chmielna Streets in Warsaw). This charming street in the Old Town is full of restaurants, cafes and shops.

Small Market Square (Maly Rynek)


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Small Market was originally the Butcher's Market, filled with numerous rows of stalls selling meat and fish. In the 18th century it was transformed into vegetable and fruit market. In 1903, the stalls were removed to make a room for tram tracks. However tram tracks were here only until 1953.

Mariacki Square (Plac Mariacki)


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Mariacki Square is the one right next to the Church of St Mary which almost connect with Main Market Square. It actually contains of two small, quiet courtyards. Square was created after 1802, it replaced the cemetery of the St Mary's Church which existed here before.

Palace Under the Sign of the Rams


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Palace Under the Sign of the Rams (Palac Pod Baranami) is situated on the Main Market Square between St Anny and Szewska Streets. This special name of the palace has origin in its history. According to tradition, in medieval times, there used to be a public house here with rams prepared for selling to inhabitants...

City Hall Tower


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Krakow's City Hall was built around 1300 as a low, square building with a single taller tower. The Gothic tower is the only remaining part of the former city hall as it was pulled down in the first half of the 19th century.

Church of St Mary


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The imposing Church of Saint Mary was built by the citizens of Krakow to rival the Royal Cathedral on Wawel Hill. Its silhouette dominates the Main Market and is one of the best recognized landmarks of the city. It is a typical Gothic structure made of red brick and pale limestone.

Church of St Wojciech (St Adalbert's Church)


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The Church of St Wojciech is a small, tiny, almost cubical, splendid church located in the south – eastern corner of the Main Market Square, in front of Grodzka Street. Its orientation lines up with that of St Mary's Church which means it is older than the planning of the vast Main Market Square.

Monument to Adam Mickiewicz


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Adam Mickiewicz was one of the greatest Polish poets of all times. His poem “Pan Tadeusz” is considered to be the Polish national epic. This monument was created in 1898, on the 100th anniversary of Mickiewicz's birth.

The Cloth Hall (Sukiennice)


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The Cloth Hall (Sukiennice in Polish) is one of Krakow's most distinctive buildings. Set in the centre of the Main Market Square, the Cloth Hall replaces an earlier Gothic trade hall dating from the second half of the 14th century. The Cloth Hall, as its name suggest was once a main focus of Krakow's trade....

Main Market Square


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Main Market Square is one of the largest and oldest squares in Europe. It was laid out when Krakow received its new municipal charter in 1257. This spacious square is also surrounded by tall townhouses and palaces but its most famous monument is the Church of St Mary.

Old Town


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(Stare Miasto in Polish) is the oldest and most important district of Krakow. Krakow has been the seat of kings, archbishops, monks, magnates and merchants for a thousand years and the history left its trail. Each generation has added treasures to the city, leaving the visitor with an embarrassment of cultural...

Church of St Wojciech (St Adalbert's Church)


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The Church of St Wojciech is a small, tiny, almost cubical, splendid church located in the south – eastern corner of the Main Market Square, in front of Grodzka Street. Its orientation lines up with that of St Mary's Church which means it is older than the planning of the vast Main Market Square.

St Norbert's Convent


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Half an hour’s walk from the Wawal Castle there is the picturesque Zwierzyniec district and its pearl – the St. Norbert's Convent.

Church of the most Holy Saviour


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One of Krakow’s oldest churches, the Church of the Holy Savior stands on the site of the former early Slavic temple. The exact date of its foundation is a matter of controversy.

Ghetto Heroes Square


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During the Second World War, this square in the city's Podgorze district was the point of departure for thousands of Jews from the Krakow ghetto to various camps. It was a silent witness to the extermination of Jews and now constitutes a memorial, a work of art and a living public space.

Jordan's Park


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Jordan's Park is located in Krakow’s Blonia. It was established in 1889 as the first public playground in Krakow packed with things for youngsters.

Church of St Nicholas


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The church of St Nicholas is one of the oldest of Krakow’s churches. It is located by an ancient trade route leading from Krakow to Sandomierz, and further east to Ruthenia and Ukraine.

Monumet of Dzok Dog


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This monument is placed on the boulevards between the Wawel Hill and the Vistula river, nearby the Dragon’s Den. It was created by the famous sculptor Bronisław Chromy in 2001. The Dzok Dog symbolises dog's loyalty and devotion.

Monument of Dragon Wawel


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Just outside the Dragon’s Den, which is located in the western slope of Wawel Hill, there is the dragon himself in the form of a sculpture by Bronisław Chromy (1963). The Wawel dragon is the most famous dragon in Poland and is well known to every Polish child.

The Dragon’s Den near Wawel


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The Dragon’s Den is the most famous cave in Poland. It gained its popularity due to the legend of the Wawel Dragon, who was supposed to live there and eat sheep, cattle and virgins.

Carmelite Church on the Sands


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The Carmelite Church on the Sands of the Visitation of the Most Holy Lady was started in 1399, funded by Jadwiga and Wladyslaw II Jagiello. Works on this Gothic church began in 1395. However according to the legend, much earlier in 1087 Prince Wladyslaw Herman decided to built church in the same place in the...

Blonia


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Blonia (Meadows) is a huge green lawn, very close to Krakow Old Town. It is absolutely rare that such a big area of 48 hectares survived in the centre of big city. Blonia has shape of triangle between Focha, 3 Maja and Piastowska Streets.

Retoryka Street


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Retoryka Street is worth visiting thanks to Teodor Talowski – an architect with an exuberant imagination and lively sense of humour, who designed and built here several houses. He worked in the late 19th century and preferred neo-Gothic and neo-Mannerist styles. Houses he built are well known for their startling...

Puget Palace


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Palace was built in 1874 - 1875 for Baron Konstanty de Puget according to a design by Jozef Kwiatkowski. Puget family originally hailed from France, but in the 18th century one of its members – gentleman Benedykt Jozef de Puget received Polish ennoblement and family started doing business in Poland.

Botanical Gardens


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Botanical Garden in Krakow was founded in 1783 by the rector of Jagiellonian University and it is today the oldest one in Poland. In the 19th century it was one of the largest botanical complex in Europe with English and French style gardens. During the World War 2 it was completely pludered by the Nazis....

Jesuit Church


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This Jezuit Church is dedicated to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. It was built in 1909 – 1921 to a design by Franciszek Maczynski. The church is one of the best examples of modern sacral architecture in Poland. It also contains some elements from Roman, Gothic and Baroque traditions.

Church of St Florian


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Church of St Florian is situated on the corner of Matejko Square and Warszawska Street. According to the legend, exactly here oxes carrying the relics of Saint Florian stopped and did not move until the decision to build the church here was made.

Bochnia Salt Mine


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Bochnia is a small city situated 40 km south-east from Krakow. It is known for Salt Mine which was opened in 1248, even earlier than in Wieliczka. In 1253 it received the town rights.

Niepolomice


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This small town lies only 20 km east from Krakow on the edge of big forest area called Niepolomice Forest. In the 14th century King Kazimierz Wielki (the Great) built here his royal hunting castle. Between 1550 and 1571 it was remodeled into Renaissance palace by King Zygmunt August.

Ojcow National Park & Pieskowa Skala Castle


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Ojcow National Park area covers 11 km of the Pradnik Valley and 4 km of the Saspowka Valley, with Steep Jura limestone cliffs, and it extends from Pieskowa Skala in the north to Pradnik Korzkiewski in the south. Southern tip of the Park is situated only 19 km from Krakow.

Kalwaria Zebrzydowska


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This small town lies only 33 km from Krakow. It is known for its Calvary on the hill slope which is the imitation of the original one in Jerusalem. It is the oldest calvary in Poland and also the most unusual one. It was commissioned and planed in 1600 by Mikolaj Zebrzydowski, the ruler of Krakow and an ardent...

Wadowice


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The small city of Wadowice lies 50 km from Krakow and is well known in Poland, mainly because of one thing. It was here where Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) was born on 18th May 1920. First written record of Wadowice dates from 1325. At that time the town belonged to Silesian dukes.

Tyniec – Benedictine Abbey


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Tyniec lies only 12 km from the centre of Krakow. This monastery village is famous for picturesque Benedictine Abbey which is located on the steep limestone of Vistula escarpment. The Abbey was probably founded around 1044 by King Kazimierz I the Restorer on the site of a prehistoric fortress.

Wieliczka Salt Mine


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Wieliczka Salt Mines are the oldest mines in the world still open. Salt was obtained from the local springs as early as 3000 BC. Magnum Sal (Great Salt) is mentioned in documents from the 11th century. The oldest shaft (Goryszowski) dates from 1280. In 1290 Wieliczka was given town status.

Auschwitz & Birkenau


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Polish name of Oswiecim does not mean much to foreigners, but its German equivalent, Auschwitz, evokes fear in almost everyone. It has become a symbol of the Holocaust and Nazi war crimes as a whole. On 14th June 1940 the Nazis established here the largest concentration camp on Polish territory, Konzentrazionslager...

The Divine Mercy Sanctuary Lagiewniki


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It is placed in Lagiewniki, a district of Krakow. It's the World Center of veneration of the image of the Divine Mercy also the resting place of Saint Faustina Kowalska. The Sanctuary is located in buildings of monastery of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, which was founded in 1891.

Church of St Benedict


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The Church of St Benedict was built high on the edge of a rocky cliff of the Krzemionki in the District of Podgorze. The church has been rebuilt several times and its Baroque shape was finalised in 1598. It is particularly beautiful in spring when the fruit trees are in flower.

Premonstratensian Church


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The Premonstratensian Nuns’ Church and Cloister was founded in 1162 on the banks of the Vistula river in Zwierzyniec (today district of Krakow). This location was not accidental, convent guarded the main road from the west to Krakow and was fortified. However it was conquered and destroyed many times by invaders...

Kosciuszko’s Mound


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Tadeusz Kosciuszko was a Polish – Lithuanian general and military leader who led the Kosciuszko Uprising (unsuccessful) against Russia and the Kingdom of Prussia in 1794. Before he also fought in American Revolutionary War as a colonel in the Continental Army.

Krak’s Mound


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Mound of Krak is located on the top of Lasota Hill on the right bank of Vistula river in Podgorze. It is 16 meters high from its foundation. Its founders and time of creation remain unknown. According to famous chronicler Jan Dlugosz, it was built for the legendary founder of Krakow, king Krak.

Ghetto Walls


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Fragments of the wall of Jewish Ghetto in Krakow survived in two places. One is just around the corner from Podgorze Cemetery, behind the school at 62 Limanowskiego Street. Second one is located between 25 and 29 Lwowska Street, not far from Limanowskiego Street. Ghetto was established in March 1941, its walls were...

Schindler’s Factory Museum


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This factory was actually factory of “Rekord limited” company which was built in 1938. It produced enamelled pots and pans. During the Second World War, in March 1939, Oskar Schindler took over the factory and changed its name into Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik (DEF).

Podgorski Cemetery


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Podgorski Cemetery was founded shortly after village was given city status in 1784. Its unusual feature is that it does not have separate sections for Protestants and Roman Catholics. It was enlarged in 1838 and 1895 but as it still had problems to fit new graves, a new cemetery was created nearby in 1900.

Podgorski Market Square


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History of Podgorze starts in 1784 when Emperor Joseph II established free town of Podgorze. It was separated from Kazimierz Quarter and Old Town by Vistula river. It was incorporated to Krakow in 1915 and since then it is just one of its districts.

Decjusz Villa


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Decjusz Villa is situated in Wola Justowska – residential and one of most luxurious district of Krakow. Name of villa and district comes from Justus Decjusz the Elder – an Alsatian German humanist who worked in Poland and became influential person in Krakow.

Rakowicki Cemetery


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Rakowicki Cemetery is the biggest and the best known cemetery in Krakow, located 3 kilometers northeast from the city centre. It is surrounded by a beautiful park. It was built in 1803 when Krakow was under rule of Habsburg Empire. It filled up quickly and was doubled in size by 1836.

Remuh Cemetery and Synagogue


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It is one of only two still active synagogues in Krakow (besides Tempel Synagogue). It was built in 1553 by Israel ben Josef Isserles for his son Rabbi Moses Isserles whose initials in Hebrew spell his popular name “Remuh”. Synagogue is pretty humble and the small - smallest in Kazimierz.

Old Synagogue


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Old Synagogue is not active today but it is the oldest still standing synagogue in Poland, built in the beginning of the 15th century in Gothic style. After destruction by fire in 1557 it was rebuilt by Italian architect Matteo Gucci in the Renaissance style.

Szeroka Street


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Szeroka Street used to be a centre of village of Bawol, incorporated to Kazimierz soon after its settlement. It still looks like an elongated market square. “Szeroka” means wide and it really is. It is major street of Kazimierz Quarter now with many synagogues like: Old Synagogue, Remuh Synagogue, Wolf Popper's...

Isaac's Synagogue


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It is the largest synagogue in Krakow. It was founded by Izaak Jakubowicz, one of the richest Jews in Krakow in the 17th century. Building was designed by Italian architects: Giovanni Battista Trevano and Giovanni Falconi. Local Christians protested against its construction, claiming it would be too big and they...

New Jewish Cemetery


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It is today the only active Jewish cemetery in Krakow. It was built right after the Remuh cemetery was closed in 1800. It was located outside the walls of Kazimierz and the ghetto. Cemetery was heavily destroyed during the World War 2 when Nazis used tombstones to pave the roads in nearby Plaszow concentration camp.

Tempel Synagogue


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Tempel is Reformed synagogue and one of only two active ones in Krakow today (besides Remuh Synagogue). However the mass ceremonies take place here not very often. It was built in 1860-1862 to a design by Ignacy Hercok.

New Square (Plac Nowy)


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New Square is also known as a Jewish Square. Its current shape and size comes from 1844 when it was lastly planned. Since 1900 a round pavilion has been standing in the middle of the square which contains small groceries, butcher's and famous in Krakow today, fast food point with delicious casseroles.

Plac Wolnica (Wolnica Square)


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Plac Wolnica is located at the cross of Krakowska and Sw Wawrzynca streets in the heart of Kazimierz Quarter. It originated as a part of former Main Market of Kazimierz town from 1335. In the 14th century its size was comparable with today's Main Market in Krakow and it was famous for free trade of meat.

Church of Corpus Christi


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Church of Corpus Christi was planned by King Kazimierz the Great to be the main sanctuary of his new town. Work on the church began in 1340 and continued into the early 15th century. This magnificent Gothic church has octagonal belfry tower, topped by a Baroque crown which reminisce one of the St Mary's Church.

Church of St Catherine


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Church of St Catherine is located not far from the Church on the Rock on Augustianska Street. It is easy to find this beautiful, tall and airy Gothic church raised by King Kazimierz the Great for the Augustinian order. Construction works started in 1342.

Pauline Church on the Rock


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Today's Pauline Church on the Rock was built in 1733 – 1742 by Gerhard Muntzer and Antoni Solari. However the story of this place started much earlier. Skalka (Rock/Cliff) was a pagan religious centre before Christianity came to Poland. Later in the 11th century Romanesque rotunda of St Michael was built here.

Kazimierz Jewish Quarter


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Kazimierz District lies to the south of Wawel Hill. In ancient times it was an island, a branch of Vistula river which does not exist anymore, separated the island from the Krakow Old Town. There were two settlements here: Skalka, which was a pagan religious centre before Christianity and village of Bawol. In 1335...

Nowa Huta


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Nowa Huta is a distant district of Krakow since 1951. It was founded as an independent industrial city in 1949. It is a great example of communist planning strategy. This planned and built from scratch workers’ community is situated 10 kilometers east of Krakow’s Main Market Square.

Nowa Huta Steelworks


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Decision to build steelwork complex of Nowa Huta was made by communist government in 1947. In 1950 works began and first heat of steel was made in 1953. Complex was named by Lenin, later in 1990 when communist regime collapsed, name was changed into Tadeusz Sendzimir – a Polish – American engineer and metallurgist.

Wanda’s Mound


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It is one of 4 still standing mounds in Krakow. According to the legend it is a burial mound of Wanda – daughter of King Krak (legendary founder of Krakow). It is said that Queen Wanda ruled Krakow after her two brothers killed each other in a dispute over the throne.

Central Square (Plac Centralny)


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Central Square is simply like a Main Market Square of Nowa Huta. Of course it has nothing more in common with Krakow's Main Market than just being a heart of the city. It was laid out in 1949 at the very beginning of building new city of Nowa Huta.

Arka Church


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Communism system was the enemy of Catholic church so the city planners of Nowa Huta did not prepared any areas for churches. It took a long time and many mass demonstrations to finally get permission to build a new church in Nowa Huta. It happened in 1957.

Cistercian Abbey


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The Cistercians were brought to Krakow in 1222 by Bishop Iwo Odrowaz. The Cistercian Abbey was built just a bit later and consecrated in 1266. Today’s abbey has a newer, Baroque façade designed and was erected by Franciszek Moser in 1779 – 1780.

Boulevard of Roses


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The buildings at Boulevard of Roses represent the hight of pseudo-Renaissance ornament on Socialist Realist buildings. In the centre of the small square there is a rose garden were the monument of Włodzimierz Lenin used to be placed.

Gościniec pod Zamkiem Restaurant


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We are pleased to invite you to our restaurant in Krakow, right at the foot of Wawel Hill, where once was the ancient trade route from Hungary to Wieliczka. We operate since 1996.

Gościniec Floriański Restaurant


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We are pleased to invite you to our restaurant in Krakow, right at the foot of Wawel Hill, where once was the ancient trade route from Hungary to Wieliczka. We operate since 1996.

Domowe Przysmaki Restaurant


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Our restaurant has been found for those people who love home made food and cannot imagine life without delicious, hot pancake or their favourite dumplings. Everyone will be welcome at our place.

Bohema Restaurant


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In times gone by, Bohema described a group of young artists characterized by an eccentric lifestyle, and their motto were the words of the great poet Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer: "Eviva l'arte!" Bohema Restaurant is situated in the heart of the Old City centre of Krakow at 2 Gołębia Street.

Amadeus Restaurant


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Vaults, frescoes and numerous pictures give the hotel’s cellars a unique look. This is where our guests can sample exquisite dishes from our kitchen. The passion with which we prepare your dishes, the originality of the menu and our many years of experience mean that even the most seasoned gourmands will find...

Kawaleria Restaurant


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The Kawaleria Restaurant is situated in the very heart of the beautiful Cracovian Market Square by the enchanting 4 Gołębia St. The unique atmosphere of the city does not leave us when we enter the threshold of Kawaleria. The interesting and original interior design, in which old Poland and its customs seems to...

W Starej Kuchni Restaurant


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"W Starej Kuchni" ("In the Old Kitchen") Restaurant is placed at 8 Tomasza Street (just about 3 minute walk from the Main Square). What we want to offer you is a wide range of delicious, traditional Polish cuisine with great collection of Georgian wines, Polish beers and vodkas.

Polskie Jadło Restaurant


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Polskie Jadlo is one of the Polskie Jadlo Company’s chain of restaurants, very popular in Poland and having very good reputation among Poles. Most characteristic feature of the restaurant is its traditional Polish peasant cottage from 19th century décor.

Starka Restaurant


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Not too far away from lively Plac Nowy hidden a little "treasure" of Kazimierz – Starka Restaurant. Like vodka Starka - Polish, Traditional, beautiful in colour and flavour. In truly cosy two rooms, with warm red walls, covered by Zille paintings, surrounded by good music, fresh white lillies and intimate...

Pod Sloncem Restaurant


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The history of the house: We are in begins in the 13th century – at the time of Krakow's location and planning the Market Square’s shape. It's names "Gehanowska" and "Pod Sloncem" (Under the Sun) are connected with the family of goldsmiths, the Gehans, who owned this house in the 15th and 16th century. B....

Morskie Oko Restaurant


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Restaurant Morskie Oko which is located in the Art Nouveau building at 8 Szczepanski Square, recreates details of the atmosphere of a Polish highland inn. The restaurant has around 140 seats. On special request we reserve tables or the whole inn.

Pod Baranem Restaurant


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Pod Baranem (At Ram’s) Restaurant gives you a warm and hospitable reception. Our restaurant, characterized by typical family atmosphere, is located just 200 meters away from the Wawel Royal Castle. The restaurant was founded in 1997 and since then has acquired much renown among its Customers.

Cechowa Restaurant


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The name of the restaurant comes from the word “cech” (a guild). “Cech” is an organization grouping representatives of one or a few related crafts, aimed at increasing skills, defence of rights and interests of members, for example – brick layers, tailors, opticians etc. First organizations of this type...

Nostalgia Restaurant


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Welcome to our Kingdom of Marvellous Cuisine. Both amateurs of tradition and courageous researchers of new flavours will not be disappointed. We have been on the market since 2001, and we have more and more regular customers, which for us is a reason to be immensely proud.

Kawaleria Restaurant


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The Kawaleria Restaurant is situated in the very heart of the beautiful Cracovian Market Square by the enchanting 4 Golebia Street. The unique atmosphere of the city does not leave us when we enter the threshold of Kawaleria. The interesting and original interior design, in which old Poland and its customs seems to...

Hawelka Restaurant


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Those who know Hawelka know also where to find the tastiest web address. To whom Hawelka remains still unknown, those are at the beginning of a wonderful adventure, a travel into a new dimension where taste is the king. The Restaurants belonging to Hawelka Group are the symbol of a culinary art at its best. Synonym...

Pod Aniolami Restaurant


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The restaurant is a unique place indeed and some say that angels really inhabit its Gothic cellars. The time seems to have stopped here and one can still feel the atmosphere of medieval Krakow. Beautiful interiors and excellent cuisine attract renowned guests from all over the world.

Chimera Restaurant


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Chimera Restaurant specializes in Polish cuisine, using traditional recipes from the aristocratic kitchens of the 19th century. We recommend our dishes with geese, lambs and game. In a unique secessional styled interior, in the heart of Krakow there awaits the best Polish specialties as well as delicious hams,...

Miod Malina Restaurant


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Each detail of Miod Malina Restaurant located in a 14th century tenement on the corner of Grodzka and Poselska streets refers to the warm atmosphere of a picturesque village in the centre of Krakow. Its style is a sublime familiar folk palpable from the entrance. Homely café curtains in the windows are welcoming...

Galicyjska Restaurant


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We are pleased to welcome you to visit our 18th century Galician Restaurant Cellars in order to go on an unforgettable journey around Galician delicacies. Galician Restaurant is located in the centre of the Old Town, in a quiet street close to Krakow “Planty” (an area of parkland running all the way around the...

Wierzynek Restaurant


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Wierzynek Restaurant is famous for its excellent cuisine, unique atmosphere and the longest tradition of feasting in Poland. It is a magical place - impossible to miss, when visiting the Main Market Square in Krakow. Wierzynek Restaurant is inspired by the splendid feast hosted by Mikolaj Wierzynek in 1364, which...

Szara Gęś Restaurant


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Szara Gęś Restaurant which translates to Grey Goose, is situated in an iconic 14th century building in the Main Square.

Wesele Restaurant


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The Wesele Restaurant located on the Main Square in Krakow, opposite the Cloth Hall and the picturesque St. Adalbert church, makes a reference in its name and décor to Wyspiański’s great work “The Wedding” (Wesele).

Kogel Mogel Restaurant


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Kogel Mogel - polish restaurant a few steps from the Main Square - the place where a fine Polish menu is at its very best, prepared with a much higher level and care than one can ordinarily find in terms of ingredients and recipes - the duck and goose dishes are particularly excellent.

Crazy Forks Restaurant


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Crazy Forks Restaurant located on the street Hospital 40 (vis-a-vis the Slovak Theatre only 5 minutes walk from the Market Square). We offer you traditional Polish dishes at home and a pleasant interior of the restaurant and the Polish liqueurs, beer and vodka.

Invito Pizza&Pasta


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The InVito Pizza & Pasta Restaurant is a perfect place for all those who wish to taste delicious food for a reasonable price. Our menu based on Italian pizza and pasta is perfectly complemented by fresh salads and wonderful deserts

Loza Restaurant


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The Restaurant Club Loża has been opened to create a unique place in Art Deco style that would concentrate the cultural and social life of Cracow. Famous representatives of the world of theatre, film, politics and media have chosen Loża for their meeting spot and oasis of relaxation.

Leonardo Restaurant


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Italy is the home of contrasts, a place that lovers of both the warm sun and turquoise sea and the bracing cold of snow-covered pistes can call their own. Here, up-to-the-minute tourist resorts buzzing with life and energy around the clock – and especially after nightfall – rub shoulders with regions where the...

La Campana Restaurant


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On one of the oldest streets of Krakow, near the Archdiocesan Museum and the Bishop's Palace, the former seat of Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, is building a rich history. And in the equally extraordinary restaurant, Trattoria La Campana, where the smell of oil, Italian herbs and freshly picked flowers from the garden...

Il Calzone Restaurant


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I love Italy, Italians and Italian cuisine. I spend nearly all of my free time there. This was enough reason for me to create a little part of this in my own town Krakow, something to what I miss everyday.

Dominium Pizza


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It all started in April 1993, when Tomasz Plebaniak opened the first local Dominium Pizza in Warsaw at Zlota Street. From the beginning, we offered to customers hand made pizzas according to the best original Italian recipe.

Dominikanska 2 Restaurant


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Traditional Cracovian interiors, romantic cellars, a play corner for children, facilities for the disabled, and of course a professional standard of service – all these combine to create the distinctive ambience of Dominikanska 2.

Del Papa Restaurant


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Del Papa is a chamber restaurant right in the heart of the Old Town, with exquisite cuisine from different regions of Italy as well as traditional pizza and pasta.

Da Grasso Restaurant


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We started in June 2006. Our restaurant is located in the basement of a tenement house in 32 Starowiślna Street. The location in the basement largely contributes to the unique climate of our restaurant, reflecting the climate of Old Cracow, particularly Kazimierz. As one of our guests accurately summarised:...

Aperitif Restaurant


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We are for You , we want every visitor of Aperitif to feel pampered. There is the atmosphere of an Italian alley, the only missing thing is the washing hung out between the buildings...

Da Pietro Restaurant


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We are the oldest Italian restaurant in Krakow. Our name "Da Pietro" is primarily a tribute to Krakow's Genius Loci - Piotr Skrzynecki who personally welcomed the guests during the opening on 5 April 1992. The name also refers to the most recognizable landmark of Rome – St. Peter's Basilica

Vesuvio Italian Restaurant


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The Vesuvio restaurant -- pizzeria -- lobby bar is located in the 16th century tenement house in the centre of Krakow at 38 Florianska Street. It is situated on two air-conditioned levels -- the ground floor and the Renaissance cellars. Apart from a wide variety of pizzas made in a wood-fired oven, we also offer...

Aqua e Vino Restaurant


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As soon as the restaurant – Lounge Bar Aqua e Vino was opened in June 2005, it quickly positioned itself at the forefront of Poland’s restaurant scene. Modern décor, impeccable service, close attention to details and exclusively Italian cuisine made from high quality fresh products, make Aqua e Vino a...

Al Dente Restaurant


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After a pleasant walk in Kazimierz, the picturesque Jewish district of Krakow, take a break: come to visit a unique place where you can enjoy the taste of true Italian cuisine specialities! "Al dente!" offers a wide choice of typical Italian dishes, including specialties from the region of Sardinia! All the meals...

La Campana Restaurant


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Trattoria La Campana is a new place that has recently appeared on the gastronomic map of Krakow. The restaurant is located in the Old Town, at 7 Kanonicza Street, one of the oldest streets of Krakow, near the Archdiocesan Museum and the Bishops Palace, the former seat of Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. The address is worth...

Figa z Makiem Restaurant


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Restaurant Figa z Makiem is located in the heart of Krakow, at the corner of Sw. Tomasza and Slawkowska Streets, just a few meters from the Market Square. Everything in the restaurant in addition to the atmosphere created by us helps you relax after a hard working day.

Cherubino Restaurant


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Restaurant is situated in a charming Alley of Doubting Thomas only a few steps from the Market Square. It tempts not only with an excellent Italian cuisine, but with the Polish one, for which native Poles are longing as well. Restaurant welcomes eminent guests, without whom Krakow would surely lose its charm.

Ancora Restaurant


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Ancora is an Italian restaurants in the heart of Krakow. In Italian “Ancora” means “more” – in this case…more taste, even more pleasure and unquenched desire for more…Open kitchen, in which you can watch how the dishes are prepared. Menu includes original compositions, inspired by classic recipes of...

Boscaiola Restaurant


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At the corner of Szewska and Jagiellońska streets, near the Main Square and the oldest university in Europe, there is Boscaiola-Pizzeria Ristorante, a sister restaurant of Trattoria Mammia Mia from Karmelicka street, which guarantees all guests a superb quality of food and an excellent taste.

La Grande Mamma Restaurant


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La Grande Mamma, located in the Main Square, at the corner of St. Anna and Wiślna streets, is now open. In a 17th century building with beautiful vaults and antique portals, we have created a place where one can taste the authentic Italian cuisine in beautiful interiors and friendly atmosphere. It is here, in our...

Bianca Restaurant


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Bianca Pasta & Wine is an intimate and cozy restaurant in a charming corner near the Main Square and St. Mary’s Church. We offer what’s quintessential in Italian cuisine – simplicity and joy of composing dishes, based on the best ingredients shipped from various parts of Italy.

Ganesh Restaurant


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Our restaurant in Krakow is located in the historic cellar on the corner of St. Thomas and St. Florian. The restaurant opened in February 2013 years tempts not only the aroma of Indian food, but also the atmosphere of the place.

Kalinka Restaurant


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If you cannot make it all the way to Moscow, you can certainly get a taste of the place right here in Krakow - the Kalinka Restaurant has it all, including Russian and gypsy music, and the inevitable Russian dolls - plus a good range of Russian specialities, such as pascha cheesecake and caviar pancakes!

Smak Ukrainski Restaurant


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At 15 Kanonicza Street, the oldest little street in Krakow, at the base of Wawel Castle, you can taste the exquisiteness of traditional Ukrainian cooking. Enjoy the atmosphere in the quaint, antique cellars of a sixteenth century building, and also in our picturesque courtyard garden during summer. Thanks to our...

Manzana Restaurant


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Begin your day at Manzana with a cup of freshly ground Mexican coffee or our house Cellini blends. Manzana has a large choice of breakfasts to start your day including; our Mexican burrito, English breakfast, American Breakfast & our American Pancakes.

Panorama Restaurant


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The restaurant is situated in the very centre of Krakow. It has a viewing terrace with a magnificent view of the Wawel Castle and meanders of the Vistula River. The view from the terrace is a truly memorable sight for all kinds of tourists visiting Krakow, as well as the opportunity to spend time in a delightful...

Main Square Restaurant


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In the MAIN SQUARE bar & restaurant we offer modern Polish cuisine and Italian, healthy and beautifully served dishes that follow the newest culinary trends. We use only natural products and avoid artificial improvements and semi-finished products. Most important, all our dishes are prepared in our own kitchen by...

Konik na Biegunach Restaurant


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The restaurant Rocking Horse is located in the heart of Krakow's Old Town at 22 Poselska street, directly neighbouring the Wawel Hotel.

Green Way Restaurant


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Our first bars were established in the Threecity. From that time we opened over 60 bars in Poland, and also one in Vienna and in Oslo.

Nic Nowego Restaurant


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"Nothing new" is how "Nicnowego" translates from Polish. However, most of our customers appreciate the irony that, in a city overwhelmed with cellar bars or scruffy bohemian haunts, Nic Nowego occupies a well-lit ground floor space furnished in a discreet modern style on a quiet corner just a step away from...

Amadeus Restaurant


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Krakow’s Old Town – it was here, on the corner of Sw. Krzyza and Mikolajska Streets in the 17th century, that the townhouse was constructed whose restored cellars now hold the Amadeus Restaurant. It is a restaurant which delights its guests not just with its astonishingly beautiful Baroque style, but also its...

Aquarius Restaurant


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Our barge is situated in a picturesque scene, at the foot of the Wawel Hill, with the famous Wawel Castle on the top. A seven meter gangplank is the passage through which you can get on the barge from the river’s left bank. There is an exclusive restaurant located on the lower deck and on the upper deck, called...

Wentzl Restaurant


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Restaurant Wentzl located on the 19 Main Market Square – this is a place of culinary power, pulsating with life in the heart of Krakow. There are many restaurants, but only here you can enjoy the gallery of sophisticated tastes, while admiring the paintings by Tadeusz Makowski, Jacek Malczewski, Zygmunt...

Klimaty Poludnia – a magical place for wine lovers


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While visiting Romania, it is worth to know that this country is home to more than one third European mineral and thermal springs. Romania has 70 natural spas.

Boruni Amber Gallery


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Boruni is the new trademark of a company Mikolajczyki Amber which exists, deals and operates in jeweler's craft and on Polish jewelry market since 1992. Thanks to cooperation with top and the most important Polish jewelry producers and the famous artists Boruni offers the clients most wonderful pieces of amber...

Bonarka City Center


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Bonarka City Center, a new city center, was opened on 21st November 2009. BCC is a contemporary interpretation of city streets and trade squares chains. It is located further from the center in southern part of Krakow.

Galeria Krakowska


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Galeria Krakowska shopping center is located in the heart of Krakow, close by the Old Town, right next to Krakow Glowny – main train station and Hotel Andels. It only takes 10 minutes on foot to get here from Main Market Square.
 
 
 

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