Poland City: Krakow
Krakow – the former capital of Poland and one of the most beautiful European cities, "The cradle of the old speech compulcious". Known since the X century, he was part of Hanza, was the place of residence of the Polish kings, but the real flourishing of Krakow falls on the XV-XVII centuries., When he was the capital of the world’s largest state.
10 km south-east of Krakow is the famous Village with her ancient salt mine, listed in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.
40 km west of Krakow is the shrine of pilgrimage – Calvory Zebzhidovsk, By the number of pilgrims inferior only to Czestochowa. Monastery complex (XVII in.) The area of more than 300 hectares is famous for its baroque church with the icon of the Mother of God with a baby, as well as its chapels (more than 40), located by analogy with Jerusalem. More than three hundred years in a passion week in Salvaria-Zebzhidovskaya pass through the Lord of Mysteries, representing the last days of the life of Christ. Thousands of pilgrims participate in worship.
10 km west of Krakow is a town Wadovice, in which he was born and spent his childhood Karol Vagtulla, known now as the Roman Pope John Paul II (house-museum is arranged in his house).
At Krakowsko-Czestochovskaya, the Other People’s Park with one of the most picturesque tourist routes of the country is located – "Expensive eagle nests".
Reviews and studies of trips
our travel to Poland
our Pole recognizes from afar, and how about the opposite, or the journey of the ours to Poland. In Polish cities: Gdansk, Malbork, Sopot, as well as Krakow and Auschwitim. Read more →
shym v yshah | Summer 2015
Holidays in Krakow. City Center and Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Visited Royal Castle. I managed to inspect the territory and exhibition with the audio. Next, the train got to the town with a difficult-to-call name Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Read more →
Petr shvets | March 2016
Spotchable village Zalipier
Malowane from Polish – painting. One of the bright impressions from Poland was a small village Zalipier 70 km from Krakow. Houses in this village are painted by stunning floral patterns. Read more →