Krakow, a budget break.
/2017-03-25/ A budget city break in
Krakow costs 160.55
British pounds in 2017 according to the annual Post Office Travel
Money City Costs Barometer. It’s 21.50 pounds less than a cheap
break in Prague. The report states that Krakow is the 6th least
expensive among popular city break destinations in Europe. The
cheapest comes Paphos in Cyprus with costs amounting to 138.40
pounds. Stockholm in Sweden and Reykjavik in Iceland remain the most
expensive places for frugal tourists..
Metallica to perform in Krakow in April 2018.
/2017-03-16/ Next year
the USA's famed rock band, will give a concert in Krakow. The gig,
part of the WorldWired Tour, is planned for Saturday, April 28th,
2018. Venue Tauron Arena Krakow at 7
Lema street. Tickets on sale from March 21st, 2017.
2017 Easter market in Krakow.
/2017-03-10/ This year Easter
market in Krakow starts in the city's central square on Friday,
April 7th to last through Monday, April 17th. Expect traditional
Easter decorations, foods, and village handicrafts will be on sale.
Baroque music for free.
/2017-03-02/ Krakow festival of Bach
music, 22nd Bach Days, take place from Monday,
March 13th through Sunday, March 19th with at least
one concert every day in Aula Florianka at 8
Basztowa street. All concerts are free.
Leonardo's masterpiece to leave Royal Castle.
It's all clear now. Leonardo's famous picture
Lady with an Ermine is to stay on
show in the Wawel Royal Castle to the end of April. From May
19th, 2017 the marvelous portrait of Cecilia Gallerani
will be displayed in the main building of the National
Museum in Krakow at 1. 3 Maja street.
Shanties festival in Krakow.
/2017-02-01/ This year's edition of
Shanties Krakow festival of sailor songs takes place from
Thursday, February 23rd through Sunday, February 26th. The main
festival venues are Zaczek club at 5, 3 Maja street and
Kijow.Centrum playhouse at 34 Slowackiego avenue.
Commemorating victims of KL Plaszow.
/2017-01-25/ Municipality of Krakow,
the Jewish Religious Community of Krakow, and the
City of Krakow Historical Museum have signed an
agreement that paves the way for the creation of the
Museum Memorial Site commemorating victims of
KL Plaszow, the Nazi
concentration camp situated in Krakow during World War
II. The new museum is to open before 2021 if
everything goes well.
Government has got the Lady.
/2017-01-02/ On December 29th the Polish government has
bought Leonardo da Vinci's 'Lady with an Ermine' as well as the rest
of The Princes Czartoryski Museum and The
Czartoryski Library for euro 100,000,000. The museum, however,
will not reopen before 2019 anyway, probably. Nevertheless,
Leonardo's famous painting is to be transferred from the
Wawel Royal Castle, where it's exhibited
now, probably to the Krakow National Museum's
branch at the Cloth Hall in the Rynek