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Main Market Square

The Main Market Square is a central public area in Krakow. The square dates back to 13th century. It is one of the largest medieval town squares in the world. Due to its quite active and lively street life the square is one of the best public spaces in Europe.

Oskar Schindler's Factory

Oskar Schindler's Factory is a home to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow and the Historic Museum of the City of Krakow. It is a former metal item factory known as Oskar Schindler’s Factory. The factory building has a great deal of history to tell.

Historic Old Town

The Historic Old Town is the oldest and most famous locations shining in the heart of the city. The Old Town was Krakow’s political and administrative center until the King relocated his royal court to Warsaw in 1596.

Wawel Royal Castle

The Wawel Royal Castle is a 13th-century castle in the heart of Krakow. King Casimir III the Great built the magnificent structure. It has a hint of that Italian style courtyard falling before a number of blocks the castle consists of.

Kazmierz The Former Jewish District

The Jewish District known as Kazimierz is the center of Jewish Life in Krakow. It is right there in the Historic Old Town between the Wisla River and ul. The neighborhood was destroyed during the World War II. The communist era wasn’t the best for the district.

St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow

The Church of the Virgin Mary is a Brick Gothic Roman Catholic Church located in the historic Old Town of Krakow. The Church is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the city. It is also the best reflection of the Polish Gothic architecture.

Wawel Cathedral

The Wawel Cathedral, also known as the Royal Archcathedral Basilica of Saints Stanislaus and Wenceslaus on the Wawel Hill is a Roman Catholic Church standing on Wawel Hill in Krakow. The cathedral has a history of more than nine centuries.

Cloth Hall (Sukiennice)

The Cloth Hall is a symbolic landmark in the city of Krakow. It dates back to the period of Renaissance. The structure is the pearl of the Central Market Square. Just like any other marvelous location in the city, this is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Cracow Historical Museum - Old Market Underground

Cracow Historical Museum - Old Market Underground is a brand new high tech and massively popular museum in Krakow. The Museum takes the visitors four storeys under the ground from the market square.

Lost Souls Alley

The Lost Souls Alley is the place to be if you seek a new kind of adventure. If you love horror film or Halloween keep your hopes up, since we have the place you will love. This is a new form of attraction in the city. It is as if you are in a scary movie.

Planty Park

Planty Park is one of the biggest parks in the city of Krakow. The park runs around the entire Old Town. Back in history, the Medieval city walls used to be instead of the park. The park is magnificent. It includes a chain of thirty gardens. For details, please, keep reading.

The Ghetto Heroes Square

The Ghetto Heroes Square is a symbolic landmark in Krakow. During World War II the square was a hub for thousands of Jews coming to Krakow from different camps. The square was that place of departure of Jews from Krakow ghetto to other camps.

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