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Ranked #1 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums

The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex ( en.auschwitz.org/m/) comprises two concentration camps. Auschwitz 1 gives details of the history of, and life in the concentration camp but the... more »

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Ranked #2 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and... more » Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with magnificent interiors, 14th century fortifications, ancient synagogues, Jagiellonian University and the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland were buried. « less
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Main Market Square (Krakow)
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Ranked #3 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the... more » Owner description: Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin Mary. « less
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Ranked #4 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a... more » Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a magnificent Gothic spire with a gold-plated crown built in 1666. « less
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Ranked #5 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Ranked #6 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: National Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Ranked #8 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell of Zygmunt of 1520, one of the world's largest,... more » Owner description: National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell of Zygmunt of 1520, one of the world's largest, and the burial place of many Polish kings and their families, national heroes and numerous bishops. « less
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Ranked #9 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Lake Morskie Oko (Tatra National Park)
Ranked #11 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Owner description: Housed in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler factory, Emalia, is a museum that tells the story of... more » Owner description: Housed in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler factory, Emalia, is a museum that tells the story of Schindler and the Jewish prisoners of Plaszow who were the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's hit movie, "Schindler's List." « less
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Wieliczka Salt Mine (Wieliczka)
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Ranked #13 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Mines; Specialty Museums; Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural

The Salt Mines are about half hour drive from Krakow, in a little village called Wieliczka.You can also catch a train from the main railway station (Krakow Glowny) to Wieliczka... more »

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JCC Krakow (Krakow)
Ranked #14 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Owner description: The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow) is the de facto Jewish visitors center for Krakow, Poland. It provides... more » Owner description: The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow) is the de facto Jewish visitors center for Krakow, Poland. It provides social, educational, and community oriented services to the Jewish community of Krakow. Opened in April 2008 by HRH, The Prince of Wales, the JCC has quickly established itself as the focal point of Jewish life in the city both for Krakowians as well as visitors from Poland and abroad. Contact the JCC for information about Shabbat dinners and holiday programming; kosher catering; to set up an an appointment with the executive director, our genealogist, or community members. We can also help organize all of your travel needs. « less
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Ranked #15 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Wawel Royal Castle (Krakow)
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Ranked #16 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Owner description: Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this... more » Owner description: Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this castle is a symbol of the independent Polish state and today contains a priceless collection of 16th-century Flemish tapestries, considered to be one of the largest in the world. « less
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Ranked #17 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
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Ranked #18 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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The Planty Park (Krakow)
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Ranked #19 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
A scenic walkway that circles a park around the Old Town.
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Ranked #20 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: First founded in 1364, this integral part of Krakow life has many distinguished alumni including distinguished Polish... more » Owner description: First founded in 1364, this integral part of Krakow life has many distinguished alumni including distinguished Polish intellectuals, political leaders and well-known international figures like Nicolaus Copernicus and Pope John Paul II. The Collegium Maius is the oldest surviving building of the university. « less
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Ranked #21 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot: the only synagogue to survive the Holocaust in the vicinity of Auschwitz. Today part of the... more » Owner description: Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot: the only synagogue to survive the Holocaust in the vicinity of Auschwitz. Today part of the Auschwitz Jewish Center. « less
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Ranked #23 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: Sizable Jewish population of Krakow moved to this district at the end of the fifteenth century, which served as the main... more » Owner description: Sizable Jewish population of Krakow moved to this district at the end of the fifteenth century, which served as the main cultural center of the Polish Jewry for centuries. « less
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Ranked #24 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Category: Museums
Owner description: Branch of the historical museum- as in Schindler's factory. A compelling museum of photographs about of life in the Podgorze... more » Owner description: Branch of the historical museum- as in Schindler's factory. A compelling museum of photographs about of life in the Podgorze ghetto and information about a pharmacist who helped hundreds of Jews. « less
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Ranked #25 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Owner description: In the Stained Glass Museum exhibition spaces are blended with the old stained glass workshop, functioning since 1902. The... more » Owner description: In the Stained Glass Museum exhibition spaces are blended with the old stained glass workshop, functioning since 1902. The visitors can observe the process of stained glass creation, that has remained unchanged for centuries. The building where the Museum is located was built especially for the needs of the oldest Polish stained glass workshop. Its structure has also been unchanged, with every chamber having its own function in a production process. The "life Museum's" visiting trail runs through the house interiors that preserved its original character with the unique furnishing and workshop equipment. The exhibition spaces contain both: contemporary and historical stained glass and stained glass projects, including those made by the most renowned artists of the Polish Art Nouveau period. Important: the Stained Glass Museum can only be visited with a Museum's guide. Hours of visiting, bookings and prices are available on the website. « less
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PartyBus Pl (Krakow)
Ranked #26 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
Owner description: Partybus is a custom built 30-seater coach which is great for stag/hen parties, birthdays or simply just for a great night in... more » Owner description: Partybus is a custom built 30-seater coach which is great for stag/hen parties, birthdays or simply just for a great night in Krakow. It's much more than just a limo- it's a luxurious mobile nightclub ! « less
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Ranked #27 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Mines; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Saltworks Castle in Wieliczka was the historical seat of the mine's management board between the 13th century and 1945.... more » Owner description: The Saltworks Castle in Wieliczka was the historical seat of the mine's management board between the 13th century and 1945. Currently is available to tourists and is the official seat of the Cracow Saltworks of Wieliczka. You can see also: - Tower: (14th century) the only facility of this type preserved in Medieval urban fortifications - Shaft: (13th century)the oldest mining shaft in Poland. - Saltworks kitchen (15th century): the walls of the first "mass catering facility" -an astounding collection of of salt cellars (16-20 century), approx. 400 in all The Wieliczka Saltworks Castle was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Admission 4/3zl, family ticket 10 zl, Saturday free. Guided tours in English 35 zl per person; must be booked at least 14 days in advance. « less
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Ranked #28 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Sarnia Skala (Zakopane)
Ranked #29 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Ranked #30 of 204 attractions in Lesser Poland Province
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Category: Museums
Owner description: The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish... more » Owner description: The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective. « less
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