New Square (Plac Nowy) in Krakow

 

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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.


On its roof, sometimes music concerts are played. New Square is often a place where music events and festivals are organized, including events of Jewish Culture Festival and Festival of Soup. During weekdays, square is filled with stalls of vegetables and antiques. On Sunday mornings it transforms into a busy clothing bazaar. Whole square is surrounded by popular in town cafes and pubs which on warm summer nights spill out into the square and form one giant beer garden. It is a popular meeting place for local artists.



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