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St. Andrew's Church
 
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Churches and other Places of Worship
Address
31-044 ul. Grodzka 54
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Saint-Andre offers the most beautiful example of Romanesque architecture in Krakow. Built between 1079 and 1098, it has been a place of worship for 900 years and was used as a refuge and fortress during Tartar invasions. Most of the relics have been looted anyway, to make a trip to...
St. Adalbert's Church
 
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Churches and other Places of Worship
Address
Rynek Glowny
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Krakow's oldest church sits not unlike a lost orphan at the southeast corner of the market square - a crazy mixture of pre-Romanesque, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. The most ancient parts of the building date from the 11th century, thus pre-dating the Rynek and explaining seemingly random position within...
Slowacki Theatre
 
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Theatres
Address
30-001 Pl. Sw. Ducha 1
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Regarded today as an architectural masterpiece, the Theatre Slovak came under fierce criticism when construction began due to the demolition of the medieval Church of the Holy spirit to do the place - an act which provoked the anger of the local culture bigwigs like Jan Matejko. Although completed in...
Skalka and the Pauline Monastery
 
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Churches and other Places of Worship
Address
33-332 ul. Skaleczna 15
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Also known as the 'Church on the Rock", this gorgeous riverside sanctuary is one of the most important religious sites in Poland. It is here - or, rather, the Romanesque church that stood here - that the Bishop of Krakow, Saint Stanislaus of Szczepanow, was beheaded on the orders of...
Sendzimir Steelworks
 
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Sightseeing places
Address
31-752 ul. Ujastek 1
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
While the monumental Plac Centralny is the face Nowa Huta turns to the public, its true social realist glory song is the Administrative Centre of the Steelworks - the palace of the monstrosities flanking the gate to the complex. Built between 1952 and '55 to the design of the two...
Sanctuary of Divine Mercy
 
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Churches and other Places of Worship
Address
30-001 ul. Sw. Siostry Faustyny 3 (Łagiewniki)
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Located in the southern suburbs of Krakow, the Shrine of the Divine Mercy includes a new basilica and the convent of the 19th century, of religious and mystic Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938), who has a vision of Christ, red and white shafts of light emanating from his heart. The image known...
Royal Private Apartments
 
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Sightseeing places
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31-001 Wawel 5
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
The Royal Private Apartments are essentially a continuation of the State Rooms tour of the castle interiors, and equally amazing, however, these rooms may not be accessible on a specially conducted guided tour (available in English or Polish, max. 10 people per group). Consisting of the royal rooms and guest...
Remuh Synagogue and Cemetery
 
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Churches and other Places of Worship
Address
31-053 ul. Szeroka 40
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Dating back to 1553, it is in Krakow, the smallest but most active synagogue, with Shabbat services once more, which takes place here every Friday in the wake of the recent completion of the restoration work. The synagogue was created by the famous family of 16th century, the Polish rabbi...
Przegorzaly Castle
 
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Address
30-001 ul. Jodlowa 13
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Approximately 6.5 km to the west of the Old City, on a rocky outcrop at the edge of the forest overlooking the Wisla River, is located Przegorzaly Castle - one of Las Wolski's highlights, and an easy way to hiking destination with great rewards. While today, the sunset views from...
Popper Synagogue
 
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Churches and other Places of Worship
Address
33-332 ul. Szeroka 16
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
If you are attentive, you may notice that, in addition to the Remuh and the Old Synagogue, there was also a third synagogue, rue Szeroka: this is the Popper Synagogue, hidden behind a gated courtyard and nestled between the street's Jewish restaurants. Built in 1620 by wealthy Jewish merchant Wolf...
Podgorze Savings Bank
 
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Sightseeing places
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33-332 ul. Jozefinska 18
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Completed in 1910, and originally the headquarters of the Free "of the Savings Bank of the Royal City of Podgorze," this is one of the Podgozre the most beautiful buildings, enjoying a sumptuous secessionist facade designed by Antoni Dostal. At the top, the view of the Podgorze coat of arms,...
Planty
 
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Parks and green zones
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Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Once the site of the city in the 13th century, defensive fortifications, the moats have been filled, the walls razed and the towers demolished, with the notable exception of the great Florianska Gate and impenetrable to the Barbican - during the Austrian occupation in the first half of the 19th...
Piotr Skrzynecki Monument
 
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Sightseeing places
Address
33-332 Rynek Glowny 29
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Always sharply dressed in hat and suit, holding fresh flowers, the bronze medal Piotr Skrzynecki is Vis-a-Vis the bar's most loyal customer, faithful that he has a total disregard for the opening and closing. Sitting in front of his own small bronze table - a favorite place of the real...
Piotr Skarga Monument
 
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Sightseeing places
Address
Plac Sw. Marii Magdaleny
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
Widely regarded as Krakow, worse, of sculpture, of this wretched memorial of a Jesuit priest Piotr Skarga has been the subject of controversy since its inauguration on the sainte Marie-Madeleine Place in 2001. For one thing, there are the circumstances relating to its implementation: the likeness of this stern 16th/17th...
Palace of the Arts
 
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Art Galleries
Address
31-011 Pl. Szczepanski 4
Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Poland
This magnificent Art Nouveau-style building on Plac Szczepanski is the headquarters of the society of Friends of Fine Arts Society - the oldest organization of this kind in Central Europe, dating from 1854. Built in 1901, its headquarters was Krakow's first Art Nouveau building, but the facade also presents elements...
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