Krakow A City worth visiting

Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland. It is located next to the Wistula River and is Poland's second largest city, with more than 750,000 inhabitants. The city is considered one of Europe's most beautiful, and is written on UNESCO's list of world heritage.

Krakow has traditionally been one of Poland's leading centers for science, culture and art, and was the capital of the country from the Middle Ages until 1596 when the capital was moved to Warsaw.

The city is considered to be the Polish capital of culture, attracting over 7 million tourists annually.

Mary Church on the square of Krakow.
Evening on the Square

Poland has a lot of good food and great value for the money.

Meat is Poland´s speciality.

Wawel Castle, Krakow

The Wawel Castle is a castle residency located in central Krakow. Built by King Casimir III the Great. It consists of a number of structures situated around the Italian-styled main courtyard. The castle, being one of the largest in Poland, represents nearly all European architectural styles of medieval, renaissance and baroque periods. The Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill constitute the most historically and culturally significant site in the country. In 1978 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Historic Centre of Kraków.

A popular place for wedding photos
Just beautiful
Interior from the Tower

View from the Tower of Wawel Castle. The ICE Conference Center to the left.

View of Krakow from Wawel Castle

The Vistula River. The longest, most important river in Poland and runs through Krakow on the way to its eventual end at Gdansk Bay.

Details from the Wawel Castle
A stylish place to dine.
Early morning at the Square
Early morning lady
Details from the Square
Cathedral and river boat in afternoon sun

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