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Kraków

Kraków (, also US: , UK: , Polish: [ˈkrakuf] (listen)), written in English as Krakow and traditionally known as Cracow, is the second-largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vi…

Jagiellonian University

The Jagiellonian University (Polish: Uniwersytet Jagielloński; Latin: Universitas Iagellonica Cracoviensis, also known as the University of Kraków) is a research university in Kraków, Poland. Founded …

Lesser Poland

Lesser Poland, often known by its Polish name Małopolska (Latin: Polonia Minor), is a historical region situated in southern and south-eastern Poland. Its capital and largest city is Kraków. Throughou…

Collegium Novum

The Collegium Novum (Latin: "New College") is the Neo-Gothic main building of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, built in 1873-1887. Based on a design by architect Feliks Księżarski to mat…

Wawel Cathedral

The Royal Archcathedral Basilica of Saints Stanislaus and Wenceslaus on the Wawel Hill (Polish: Królewska Bazylika Archikatedralna śś. Stanisława i Wacława na Wawelu), also known as the Wawel Cathedra…

Cathedral

Wawel Castle

The Wawel Castle (Polish pronunciation: [ˈvavɛl]; Zamek Królewski na Wawelu) is a castle residency located in central Kraków, Poland. Built at the behest of King Casimir III the Great, it consists of …

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The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum

The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum (Also the Czapski Museum) is a branch of the National Museum of Kraków, 12 Pilsudski Street, Kraków.Count Emeryk Hutten-Czapski,(born 17 October 1828 in Stankow near M…

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Galicia Jewish Museum

The Galicia Jewish Museum (Polish: Żydowskie Muzeum Galicja) is located in the historic Jewish district of Kazimierz in Kraków, Poland. It is a photo exhibition documenting the remnants of Jewish cult…

Czartoryski Museum

The Czartoryski Museum and Library (Polish: Muzeum Książąt Czartoryskich w Krakowie [muˈzɛum ˈkɕɔ̃ʐɔnt tʂartɔˈrɨskʲix f kraˈkɔvjɛ]) is a museum located in Kraków, Poland, founded in Puławy in 1796 by …

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Wolf Popper Synagogue

This is a sub-article to Synagogues of Kraków The Wolf Popper Synagogue (Polish: Synagoga Poppera (Bociana)), located in Kraków, Poland, used to be one of the most splendid Jewish houses of prayer in…

St. Mary's Basilica

Saint Mary’s Basilica (Polish: Kościół Mariacki) is a Brick Gothic church adjacent to the Main Market Square in Kraków, Poland. Built in the 14th century, its foundations date back to the early 13th c…

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Old Synagogue

Old Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in the Kazimierz district of Kraków, Poland. In Yiddish it was referred to as the Alta Shul. It is the oldest synagogue building still standing in Poland,…

Wawel

Planty Park

Planty is one of the largest city parks in Kraków, Poland. It encircles the Stare Miasto (Old Town), where the Medieval city walls used to stand until the early 19th century. The historic Old Town is …

Park

Muzeum Farmacji Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego

Muzeum Farmacji Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego (Pharmacy Museum, Jagiellonian University Medical College) is a museum on Floriańska Street, Kraków, Poland, specializing in the history …

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Kupa Synagogue

Kupa Synagogue (Polish: Synagoga Kupa) is a 17th-century synagogue in Kraków, Poland. It is located in the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz developed from a neighborhood earmarked in 1495 by King Ja…

Collegium Maius

The Collegium Maius (Latin for "Great College") located in Kraków Old Town, Poland, is the Jagiellonian University's oldest building, dating back to the 14th century. It stands at the corner of ulica …

Building

Grodzka Street in Krakow

Grodzka Street (Polish: Ulica Grodzka, lit. Gord Street) - one of the oldest streets in Kraków, Poland. The street fell along line a former north-to-south trade route. The street is part of the Royal …

Floriańska Street

Floriańska Street or St. Florian's Street (Polish: ulica Floriańska w Krakowie, Latin: platea Sancti Floriani) is one of the main streets in Kraków Old Town and one of the most famous promenades in th…

Jewish Community Centre of Krakow

The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow, Polish: Centrum Społeczności Żydowskiej w Krakowie) is a Jewish cultural and educational centre that opened in 2008 as the result of an initiative by…

Old town Market Square in Krakow

The main square (Polish: Rynek Główny [ˈrɨnɛk ˈɡwuvnɨ]) of the Old Town of Kraków, Lesser Poland, is the principal urban space located at the center of the city. It dates back to the 13th century, and…

Jama Michalika

Jama Michalika is a popular Café with history spanning over a hundred years. It is located at Floriańska Street in Kraków, the capital of the Lesser Poland region. Jama Michalika (lit. Michalik's Den …

Wawel Royal Castle National Art Collection

The Wawel Royal Castle National Art Collection (Polish: Zamek Królewski na Wawelu – Państwowe Zbiory Sztuki) is the residence museum and collection housed in the historic Wawel Castle of Kraków. The c…

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Kraków Old Town

Kraków Old Town is the historic central district of Kraków, Poland. It is one of the most famous old districts in Poland today and was the center of Poland's political life from 1038 until King Sigism…

Remuh Cemetery

The Remah Cemetery, or Remuh Cemetery, also known as the Old Jewish Cemetery of Kraków, in Kraków, Poland, is an inactive Jewish historic cemetery established in 1535. It is in the Renaissance Kazimie…

Saints Peter and Paul Church

The Church of Saints Peter and Paul (Polish: Kościół ŚŚ Piotra i Pawła) is a Roman Catholic Polish Baroque church located at 54 Grodzka Street in the Old Town district of Kraków, Poland. It was built …

Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi with Monastery of the Franciscan Order (Polish: Kościół św. Franciszka z Asyżu) located in the Old Town district of Kraków, Poland, is a Roman Catholic religious co…

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Sukiennice Museum

The Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art at Sukiennice (Polish: Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX wieku w Sukiennicach), is a division of the National Museum, Kraków, Poland. The Gallery is housed on the uppe…

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Manggha

Manggha (full name: Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, until 2007: Manggha Centre of Japanese Art and Technology) is a museum in Kraków, Poland. Until 2005, it was a branch of the National…

Art museum

St. Adalbert's church

The Church of St. Adalbert or the Church of St. Wojciech (Polish: Kościół św. Wojciecha), located on the intersection of the Main Market Square and Grodzka Street in Old Town, Kraków, is one of the ol…

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Kraków Główny railway station

Kraków Główny, in English Kraków Main, is the largest and the most centrally located railway station in Kraków, Poland. The railway station was situated in a historical building, constructed between 1…

Railway station

Juliusz Słowacki Theatre

Juliusz Słowacki Theatre (Polish: Teatr im. Juliusza Słowackiego w Krakowie) is a 19th-century Eclectic theatre-opera house in the heart of Kraków, Poland, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Erected in…

Theatre

Sukiennice

The Kraków Cloth Hall (Polish: Sukiennice, pronounced [sukʲɛˈɲit͡sɛ]), in Lesser Poland, dates to the Renaissance and is one of the city's most recognizable icons. It is the central feature of the mai…

Museum

Rynek Underground permanent exhibition

The underground square central museum of Kraków is situated below the market square of the city and has an area of over 6000 square metres. Work on the underground square first began at the start of 2…

Museum

EUROPEUM - European Culture Centre

The EUROPEUM – European Culture Centre is a division of the Kraków National Museum housing a permanent exhibition of European art. Placed on two floors in a restored 17th century granary, the museum w…

Art museum

Kraków Barbican

The Kraków Barbican (Polish: Barbakan Krakowski) is a barbican – a fortified outpost once connected to the city walls. It is a historic gateway leading into the Old Town of Kraków, Poland. The barbica…

Basilica of Holy Trinity, Kraków

The Basilica of Holy Trinity (Polish: Bazylika Świętej Trójcy) in Kraków, Poland, is a gothic church and monastery of the Dominican Order. Its history dates from the year 1223.Saint Hyacinth is burie…

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Remuh Synagogue

The Remah Synagogue, (Polish: Synagoga Remuh), is named after Rabbi Moses Isserles c.1525–1572, known by the Hebrew acronym ReMA (רמ״א, pronounced ReMU) who's famed for writing a collection of comment…

Izaak Synagogue

The Izaak Synagogue or Isaac Synagogue, formally known as the Isaak Jakubowicz Synagogue, is a Prayerhouse built in 1644 in the historic Kazimierz District of Kraków, Poland. The synagogue is named fo…

Museum of Insurances in Kraków

The Kraków Museum of Insurance (Polish: Muzeum Ubezpieczeń w Krakowie) is a former museum in Kraków, Poland which was dedicated to insurances. It was established in 1987. It was the only such museum i…

Town Hall Tower

Town Hall Tower in Kraków, Poland (Polish: Wieża ratuszowa w Krakowie) is one of the main focal points of the Main Market Square in the Old Town district of Kraków. The Tower is the only remaining par…

Archaeological Museum of Kraków

The Archaeological Museum of Kraków (Polish: Muzeum Archeologiczne w Krakowie) is a historic museum in Kraków, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland. It was established in 1850.

Teatr Groteska

Saint Mark church in Krakow

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St. Andrew's Church

The Church of St. Andrew in the Old Town district of Kraków, Poland (Polish: Kościół św. Andrzeja) located at Grodzka Street, is a historical Romanesque church built between 1079 and 1098 by a medieva…

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Altarpiece of Veit Stoss

The Altarpiece by Veit Stoss in Kraków (Polish: Ołtarz Wita Stwosza), also St. Mary's Altar (Ołtarz Mariacki), is among the largest Gothic altarpiece in Europe (competing with those in Sevilla and Zar…

Józef Mehoffer Museum in Kraków

Grunwald Monument

The Grunwald Monument (Polish: Pomnik Grunwaldzki) is an equestrian statue of King of Poland Władysław II Jagiełło (1352–1434) located at Matejko Square in Kraków's Old Town and constructed in 1910 to…

Ohrenstein House, Krakow

. Ohrenstein House – is an early 20th century tenement house located in Kraków, Poland. Designed by Jan Zawiejski represents a mixture of Neo-Historism and early Modernist trends in architecture, typi…

Kanonicza Street, Krakow

Kanonicza Street (Polish: Ulica Kanonicza, lit. Canon Street) - a historic street in Kraków, Poland. The street was once part of the hamlet of Okół, connected with Kraków in 1401. Formerly, the buildi…

Church of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Krakow

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Church of the Holy Cross, Krakow

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Helena Modrzejewska National Old Theater in Kraków

Theatre

Royal Tombs of the Wawel Cathedral

Jan Matejko House

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Bagatela Theatre

The Bagatela Theatre in Kraków is situated at the junction of Karmelicka Street and Krupniczej Street. The theatre's intimate "new stage" is located on Sarego Józefa Street.

Theater Scena STU

Theater Scena STU (Krakowski Teatr Scena STU) is located at 16 Krasinskiego Street in Kraków, Poland. Established in 1966 by Krzysztof Jasiński, it started as a member of a group of nonprofessional s…

Smocza Jama

Smocza Jama (Polish for "dragon's den") is a limestone cave in the Wawel Hill in Kraków. Owing to its location in the heart of the former Polish capital and its connection to the legendary Wawel Drago…

Wawel Dragon (statue)

Wawel Dragon Statue (Polish: Pomnik Smoka Wawelskiego) is a monument at the foot of the Wawel Hill in Kraków, Poland, in front of the Wawel Dragon's den, dedicated to the mythical Wawel Dragon.

Muzeum Stanisława Wyspiańskiego

Museum

St. Florian's Gate

St. Florian's Gate or Florian Gate (Polish: Brama Floriańska) in Kraków, Poland, is one of the best-known Polish Gothic towers, and a focal point of Kraków's Old Town. It was built about the 14th cen…

Bunkier Sztuki

Art museum

Pijarska Street in Kraków

National Bards crypt of the Wawel

Jagiellonian University Museum

Wielopolski Palace in Krakow

The Wielopolski Palace in Kraków, Poland, is the location of the Kraków City Council and the office of the President of Kraków. The palace and the courtyard buildings are located between the All Saint…

Rotunda of the Virgin Mary

Jozefa Dietla Street, Krakow

Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków

The Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków (Polish: Festiwal Kultury Żydowskiej w Krakowie, Yiddish: ייִדישער קולטור־פֿעסטיוואַל אין קראָקע‎) is an annual cultural event organized since 1988 in the once Je…

Wawel Senator Tower

Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Kraków

Adam Mickiewicz Monument in Kraków, (Polish: pomnik Adama Mickiewicza w Krakowie), is one of the best known bronze monuments in Poland, and a favourite meeting place at the Main Market Square in the O…

Aquarium and Natural History Museum in Kraków

Aquarium and Natural History Museum in Kraków (formerly the Museum of Natural Science Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals PAS) is a public aquarium and museum at St. Sebastian 9th in Kra…

Muzeum Archidiecezjalne w Krakowie

The Archdiocesan Museum in Krakow is a museum consisting of Cardinal Karol Wojtyła's former residence in Krakow in houses no. 19–21 at Kanonicza Street. The museum was established in 1906 by Cardinal …

All Saints Square in Krakow

Wawel Thief Tower

Church of St. Anne

The Church of St. Anne (Polish: Kolegiata św. Anny) is a Roman Catholic church located at 13 św. Anny Street in the UNESCO-protected historic centre of Kraków, Poland. It is one of the leading example…

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Tempel Synagogue

The Tempel Synagogue (Polish: Synagoga Tempel) is a synagogue in Kraków, Poland, in the Kazimierz district. Tempel Synagogue is not only a major place of worship, but also a booming center of Jewish c…

Wawel Sandomierz Tower

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kraków

Wawel Bernardine Gate

Wawel Coat of Arms Gate

Waza Gate in Krakow

Bishop's Palace, Kraków

The Bishop's Palace in Kraków (Polish: Pałac Biskupi w Krakowie) is the seat of Kraków metropolitan Curia, Poland, and the traditional residence of Kraków bishops since the late 14th century. It is th…

Kowea Itim le-Tora Synagogue

Kowea Itim le-Tora Synagogue was an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Kazimierz, Kraków, Poland. It was built in 1810 and renovated in 1912. The synagogue was devastated during World War II by Nazis. The b…

Kościół św. Barbary w Krakowie (Poland)

Gamrat Chapel

Tadeusz Kościuszko Monument

Tadeusz Kościuszko Monument in Kraków (Polish: Pomnik Tadeusza Kościuszki w Krakowie), is one of the best known bronze monuments in Poland. It is the work of artists: Leonard Marconi, professor of Lvi…

Museum of the Carmelite Monastery of Na Piasku

Wawel royal kitchen buildings

Church of the Transfiguration in Krakow

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Kraków Town Hall

The historic Town Hall of Kraków, known as Ratusz in Polish, was demolished in 1820. It was constructed of brick and mortar for the first time in 1316 as one of its subsequent several versions built o…

Galeria Zderzak

Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Kraków

The Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Kraków (Polish: Pomnik Mikołaja Kopernika) is a notable landmark of Kraków, Poland. It memorializes the astronomer Copernicus, who studied at the Kraków Academy an…

Church of St. Bernard of Siena in Krakow

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Church of SS. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist in Krakow

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Higher Theological Seminary of the Archdiocese of Krakow

Ogrody Królewskie na Wawelu

Ogrody Królewskie na Wawelu is a botanical garden and museum in Kraków, Poland.

Church of St. Casimir the Prince

The Church of St. Casimir the Prince (Polish: Kościół św. Kazimierza Królewicza) in Kraków, Poland – with the adjacent Franciscan monastery and the catacombs – is located at ul. Reformacka 4 street in…

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Princes Czartoryski Library

Chewra Thilim Prayerhouse of Kazimierz, Kraków

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