The famous Rynek Glowny of Krakow

The famous Rynek Glowny of Krakow

Krakow remained in a Rip Van Winkle dismal sleep during the 44 years of communism. When awakened to life in the early 1990s, a new movement has revived its essence, the Rynek Glowny of Krakow, the largest  and most authentic medieval square on the continent. All roads lead to it. Composed of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque facades, despite of its origin from the year 1257, the center is dominated by Sukiennice, a yellow arch, the "webs room" built in the 14th century and updated during t... [ read more ]

The Aqua Park in Krakow

The Aqua Park in Krakow

The Aqua Park in Krakow is the biggest in Poland and one of the largest in Europe. Since its opening in June 2000, the Aqua Park is the most popular entertainment and recreation center in Krakow. It received the prestigious title called "Building of the Year" and has become an inseparable part of the tourist offer of the town. The Aqua Park has three pools, a total of 2,000 square meters of space, with a wide range of attractions, including massage, swimming, salt water jacuzzi, modern sa... [ read more ]

3 tours of the tourist attractions in Krakow

3 tours of the tourist attractions in Krakow

A place of death permeated by history, luxurious castles of the monarchs of past centuries, Gothic churches and the native land of the most loved Pope, this is how the turism of Poland looks like. We invite you to take a historical and cultural tour in a less promoted country, where romance blends with grim memories of the past. In Poland you can visit many interesting places such as the cultural city Wroclaw, different mountain resorts, the Gothic Malbork castle, the famous Lazienki Park... [ read more ]

The Ojców National Park in Poland

The Ojców National Park in Poland

In Poland are several small national parks and now we want to present uou the beautiful Ojców National Park. The center of the area is a castle ruin, which began to be rebuilt a few years ago. In the valley below the castle many guest houses avaits those who want to relax. The name of the castle comes from the time when the family who owned the castle, once hid there a dad. The Ojcow National Park is a valley system, and on the northwestern exit of it is located the Pieskowa Skala Castle... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Krakow

Tourist guide to Krakow

Krakow is one of the oldest and largest cities of Poland and it is located in the south of the country and is crossed by the Vistula River. The name of the city is derived from the name of its legendary founder, Krak. Krakow is the former residence of the Polish kings and has a history of almost a millennium, it is considered the cultural, artistic and scientific heart of Poland. The historic center of the city lies on the banks of the Vistula and was inscribed in the UNESCO World Cultura... [ read more ]

The Bonerowski Palace and the Krzysztofory Palace in Krakow

The Bonerowski Palace and the Krzysztofory Palace in Krakow

The Bonerowski word actually means "secret" in Polish. But the "Secret Palace" is not a location that does not stand out as its name would suggest. The Bonerowski Palace is a carefully restored old building and now serves as the location of one of the most luxurious hotels in Poland. From the windows of the hotel you can admire the Church of Saint Mary, the Cloth Hall, the Adam Mickiewicz Monument and the Church of the Saints. The Krzysztofory Palace is located in the heart of Kraków's O... [ read more ]

The Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland

The Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland

With a history of hundreds of years Krakow, the medieval city of Poland manages to captivate more and more tourists with its objectives, traditions and cultural manifestations, who are looking to uncover a little of everything that means the "settlement of Krakus”. Besides the fact that it has the oldest medieval square in Europe, the Royal Palace and the Wawel Cathedral, Krakow is the city located at 12 km from the worldwide famous  Wieliczka Salt Mine.   Standing for m... [ read more ]

The Saint Mary Cathedral in Krakow

The Saint Mary Cathedral in Krakow

The impressive and well preserved Saint Mary Cathedral in Krakow is dating back from 1220. It is a Gothic brick church adjoining the central square of Krakow. It is easily recognized by the two towers of different heights and designs. The two towers are the work of two brothers. The architect of the lower tower killed his brother, possibly by envy because the other tower was taller and nicely decorated. Because of the remorse he throw himself from the roof of the cathedral a little later. ... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to see in Krakow

Top 5 things to see in Krakow

The Name of Krakow comes from Krak, a local tribal chief, who according to the legend after a fierce battle slained the terrible dragon at the foot of the hill where today rises the city of Wawelun. The official name of the city is the Royal Capital of Krakow and it is one of the largest cities in Poland. It is considered to be one of the main tourist and cultural attractions of the country and many say that is the heart of Poland. The town is situated on the beautiful shore of the Vistul... [ read more ]

The Wawel Cathedral and the Wawel Castle in Krakow

The Wawel Cathedral and the Wawel Castle in Krakow

Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland with a population of over 750,000 inhabitants. Located in the Valley of the Upper Vistula, now the capital of the principality, the port city that is one of the few places where the inestimabilele works of art collected during the centuries were not destroyed during the World War. Krakow has a long history of nearly 1000 years. There is the former residence of the Polish kings that attracts more than 7 million tourists annually and the old city... [ read more ]