Category Archives: Krakow

Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine

By   November 7, 2019

The Wieliczka Salt Mine is Poland’s oldest business venture and is featured on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.  The salt found in the mine was formed over thousands of years ago.  Visitors to the mine can choose from several different tours depending on the amount of time they want to spend at the Wieliczka Salt Mine and what they would like to do and see while there.

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Krakow’s Royal Castle

By   November 7, 2019

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 castle was again almost destroyed in 1945 by the Nazis but managed to, once again, remain mostly intact.

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Exploring Krakow Nightlife

By   November 7, 2019

For many people who travel to different cities one of the many things that they seek to enjoy is the city’s nightlife, and those that visit Krakow Poland are in for a delightful surprise.  There are well over 100 different places to choose from if you plan to go out at night in this lively city, which include clubs, pubs, bars, and cafes catering to the nightlife.  In fact, the Old Town area of the city boasts more nightlife establishments per square mile than anywhere else in the entire world.  Knowing that, surely you can predict that there will likely be many parties going on when you visit Krakow.  The problem will be deciding which establishments host your kind of party and which establishments to go to.  A guide to Krakow nightlife will do wonders in helping you choose.

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