Krakow

  • also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland
  • the world’s oldest shopping centre, the Sukiennice has stood in the middle of the Krakow Market Square for centuries
  • inspired at Oskar Schindler’s Former Factory, Schindler managed to save the lives of over a thousand persecuted Jews
  • hill of Kościuszko was raised in 1823 to honour its namesake national hero Tadeusz Kościuszko
  • fans of contemporary art must see the MOCAK museum
  • visit Dragon’s Den, Krakow Market Square, Rynek Glowny Central Square, Vistula Boulevards, St. Mary’s Basilica, Wawel Cathedral, Saints Peter and Paul Church, Renaissancecourtyard, Wawel Royal Castle, Wawel Cathedral, Floriańska Street, St. Florian’s Gate, Barbikan, Cloth Hall, Błonia, Kazimierz Neighbourhood, Jewish Quarter, Plac Bohaterów Getta and Planty park