Fresh Air, Night Life, Shopping – Krakow Has It All

If you are looking for a place to get fresh air, a little bit of night life and lots of shopping while on vacation, then Krakow is the city for you! Among getting all of that in while on vacation, you’ll experience some of the best tasting food ever and when it comes to accommodations, all of the Krakow hotels are classy, top-quality places. Continue reading

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Things to do in Krakow

Traveling in Poland is one of the things you must include in your bucket list. With various prehistoric cities the place has, you can really enjoy your stay in here most particularly if you are the kind of person who loves historic ambiance.

Among the places Poland has, Krakow is second largest and one of the oldest cities in this country. It is also one of the cities that is most visited by many tourists from different countries. There are plenty of things you can see and do at Krakow. From the several attractions it has down to the foods the place is known for, visiting here would definitely a good idea and worth the money. Continue reading

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Visit Oskar Schindler Factory in Krakow Poland

There are many Krakow attractions that you will likely plan to see during your vacation in Poland.  A trip to Poland would not be complete without a visit to the Auschwitz – Birkenau concentration camp.  Even though it was a dark, tragic time in Polish history, the events represented here are as fascinating as they are shocking.  The death camps are located in Oswiecim, which is about 50km west of Krakow.  Visiting the camp and seeing the tragic events that took place there is a moving experience.  After visiting Auschwitz, make sure that you visit the Oskar Schindler Factory in Krakow.  After hearing about the horrors that took place there, it is nice to hear about how one man tried to help those that he could during a time when repression and genocide were prevalent in Krakow. Continue reading

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Krakow’s Royal Castle

When visiting Krakow Poland, you really must make time to visit Zamek Krolewski otherwise known as the Royal Castle.  The structure dates back to the early 16th century.  King Sigismund the Old hired Italian artists to design and build his castle, which was nearly destroyed by fire near the end of the 16th century.  You can still see parts of the Renaissance castle such as the arcaded courtyard.  In the 17th century, the castle was nearly destroyed during the Swedish wars but in 1905, a Policy society bought the castle and began to restore it.  The Royal Castle was again almost destroyed in 1945 by the Nazis but managed to, once again, remain mostly intact. Continue reading

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Krakow sightseeing – the best museums to visit during your vacation

There are many popular Krakow attractions for you to see on your vacation to this beautiful city; however, do not dismiss the wonderful museums within the city.  The museums house some of the most interesting historical and artistic within the country.  Each museum has a unique theme that provides visitors a great understanding and appreciation of Krakow Poland. Continue reading

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