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  • Rynek Glowny at night
    Rynek Glowny at night
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    Krakow architecture
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  • It started out well....
    It started out well....
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  • 1. The Market Square (Rynek Glowny)

    Krakow is fabulous in any season. I have visited in holiday season, summer, and spring. The Cloth Market is the centerpiece of the historic square...untouched by wars. It's the purest part of Poland...

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  • 2. St. Mary's Church (Kosciol Mariacki)

    Upon entering the BASILICA OF THE HOLY VIRGIN MARY from the Market Square, you come across the Vestibule (1750-53) in the shape of the Tomb of Jesus. Entering from Mariacki Square (enter here to...

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  • 3. Wawel Castle

    The originally Gothic WAWEL CASTLE or ZAMEK WAWELSKI, was built by Casimir II the Great and consisted of a number of structures situated around the central courtyard. The Gothic structures were...

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  • 4. The Cloth Hall (Sukiennice)

    this was the first shopping center in Krakow (14th century) Looks like a bazar with stall in both sides selling handcrafts or religious stuff ..its a large corridor with just this.On the upper floor...

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  • 5. St. Florian's Gate and the Barbican

    The Krakow Barbican, exquisite structure. Matt decided to have a photo shoot for the Krakow 2010 Euromeet here, a beautiful place to do it, as you can see in the photos.. Matt, Ursula and our Polish...

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  • 6. If You Find Yourself Upside Down!

    I don't mean this literally (although it can happen ;)) but rather that for some reason I always find myself confused as to which way up Krakow is. Perhaps it's...

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  • 7. Finding the objects.

    I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in...

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  • 8. Bob's Taxi - for tours and transfers

    Bob Taxi - First class service and loads of local knowledge from start to finish. We arranged an airport pick-up and tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau with Bob's Taxi...

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  • 9. St. Andrew's Church

    While visiting St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, we noticed another set of bell towers adjacent, turns out that they have a wall in common with St. Andrew's...

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  • 10. St.Peter & St.Paul Church

    St.Peter & St.Paul Church was not in our guide book as an "attraction", but it turned into an attraction for us as we wandered the streets of Krakow. We just...

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  • 11. Planty Park

    What I found on the internet about the park was "The Planty ring, consisting of about 30 gardens, encircles the central Old Town historic district. It replaced...

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  • 12. VT Webcam + Jumping For Norman Shoot

    Matt got all the VTers wandering the streets of Krakow during the VT Euromeet 2010 to gather in the central square for a LIVE WEBCAM shoot. My daughter Tal...

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  • 13. Harris Piano Bar, VT Euromeet, 2010

    Matt chose the Harris Piano Bar for our first clubbing night. It was an excellent choice and I do think that everyone enjoyed the food, beer AND company of...

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  • 14. The Katyn Memorial

    This memorial commemorates the 21,768 Polish victims of the Katyn massacre in 1940 by the Soviet secret police NKVD in April-May 1940. It was an attempt to kill...

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  • 15. Kraków Webcams

    .There are a number of webcams at Kraków like:Rynek Glówny-1, Central market square.Rynek Glówny-2, Central market square.pl. Wszystkich SwiêtychWawel

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  • 16. Krakow Local Tourist Office + Useful links

    The Krakow Local Tourist Office or the Tourist Information Center is located at:Wyspianski Pavilionpl. Wszystkich Swietych 2KrakówTel: +48-12-6161886Business...

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  • 17. Toilets/toalety

    Toilets are well placed around the City centre with the international sign WC shown on most city maps. After doing one's business one must leave one zloty...

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  • 18. General confusion at the start of a VT meet!!!

    You can't really pin this down. VTers were all over the place, losing one another, squeaks of joy when we spotted one of the crowd, battling with the word blind...

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  • 19. pl. Wszystkich Swiêtych

    pl. Wszystkich Swiêtych is a mix of everyday's Kraków city life and a flow of tourists.The popular tram line #4 has its downtown stop here, the government...

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  • 20. Where to go in Kraków?

    Finding your way at Kraków is easy. There are many maps and sign all over downtown.The Main Kraków attractions are:-Royal castle on the Wawel hill-Central...

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  • 21. THE PLANTY - OLD TOWN

    The defined center of Krakow is the area enclosed by THE PLANTY, a narrow strip of green space stretching from the Barbakan in either direction around to Wawel...

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  • 22. The Remuh Synagogue and the cemetery.

    This is the only synagogue still used for worship. It dates from the 16th century and underwent a number of changes during the 17th and the 18th centuries. It...

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  • 23. The Old Synagogue.

    The Old Synagogue, or Stara Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in Poland. It seems it was built in the 15th century. In the 16th century it was severely damaged...

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  • 24. Kanonicza ulica.

    This street ends at the foot of the castle. It is probably the oldest street in Krakow. Until the 14th century this street was lined with mansions of noblemen....

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  • 25. The Slowacki Theater.

    The construction of this theater was started in 1891 and the opening ceremony took place on 21st october 1893. It was modelled on the Opera House in Paris. A...

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