Mary Magdalene's Square (Plac sw Marii Magdaleny) in Kraków

 

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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.


On the left side of the square there is a Collegium luridicum, now the Art History Department of Jagiellonian University. In the centre of the square stands the monument to Piotr Skarga by Czeslaw Dzwigaj, unveiled in 2001. Right next to it there is a small fountain. Square is a popular place during summer amongst young skaters and rollers who practice here their special tricks.



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