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The top attraction and the premier tourist destination in Poland, today’s Krakow (dated English spelling ‘Cracow’) is a vibrant city of a million, proud of its long and glorious history, rich heritage, and architectural beauties. For centuries the capital of the Polish kingdom, nowadays it remains the southern Poland’s metropolis and the seat of the Malopolska provincial government. Important as a crucial center of business, culture, and education, Krakow is also famous for its myriad restaurants and clubs. 


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Krakow Basics 

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Krakow Attractions

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Krakow at Leisure

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Krakow Landmarks

Wawel - the Royal Castle and Cathedral, Grand Square, Churches, Cloth Hall, Town Hall Tower, Basilica of the Virgin Mary's, Skalka Sanctuary, Barbican, City Walls, Collegium Maius, Kanonicza Street, Planty Gardens, Tyniec Abbey, Bielany Monastery, St. Norbert's Convent, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow Mounds, Botanical Garden, Juliusz Slowacki Theater, Palace of Arts, Old Synagogue, Kazimierz's synagogues

Krakow Marvels 

Prettiest Leonardo da Vinci, World's greatest medieval sculpture, Window of awe, Subterranean wonder world, Renaissance pearl, Giant bell, Miraculous images, 8-foot golden crown, Signal trump, Nativity beauties, Ice-age rhino, Slavic idol, 'Kmita's Chasuble'


Krakow Musts 

Wawel Royal Castle, Wawel Cathedral, Grand Square, Masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Grand Altarpiece, Collegium Maius, Kanonicza Street, Kazimierz Town, Schindler's Factory

Krakow Hot Spots 

Krakow Arena, ICE Krakow, National Museum in Krakow, Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, John Paul II Center, International Culture Center, Bunker of Arts, Center for Jewish Culture

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Krakow Maps 

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Krakow Proximity

Auschwitz, Tatra Mountains, Zakopane, Czestochowa, Kalwaria, Ojcow National Park, National parks in Malopolska, Wadowice, Rabka-Zdroj, Eagle-nest Castles, Warsaw


Food in Krakow 

Restaurants in Krakow, Krakow restaurants with Polish cuisine, good eats in Krakow, traditional Polish recipes, Krakow food products, Cafes in Krakow, Krakow fast foods, Krakow drinks

Krakow Lodging Guide

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Krakow's UNESCO World Heritage Sites 

Old Town, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Kalwaria Sanctuary, Auschwitz, wooden architecture

Districts of Krakow  

The Old Town central district, Historic district of Kazimierz, Jewish Town of Kazimierz, Nowa Huta, Podgorze,


Real Property in Krakow

Real estate and Krakow's property market, Flats and other residential property, Commercial property, List of real estate agents, Buying real estate in Krakow, Selling Krakow's real property 

Krakow Business

Business Visitor Kit, Conferences in Krakow, Investing in Krakow, Foreign Direct Investment, Krakow Technology Park, Taxes in Poland, Shopping in Krakow, Biggest corporations, Under construction: new city center, List of Krakow Lawyers


Budget Krakow 

Hostels and other cheap lodgings, Holiday apartments for rent, Find free entertainment, Low-cost restaurants, Fast foods, Duty-free goods

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New Stuff 

 Soon Misteria Paschalia music festival, Krakow, Holy Week 2018 

Sooner Bach music festival in Krakow March 10-18 | Krakow Cello Spring festival, March 20-23

Later Krakow Film Music Festival May 29th to June 5th


Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival of music in Krakow March 12-14, 2018

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