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Ranked #1 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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)
As featured in 3 days in Krakow
Ranked #3 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #5 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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 #6 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Ranked #7 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Owner description: Explore the dark face of the city. Take the challenge and let yourself feel the fear, which has never been so real. visit... more » Owner description: Explore the dark face of the city. Take the challenge and let yourself feel the fear, which has never been so real. visit rooms haunted by lost souls, and be sure that You will remember forever things which are hidden at the cursed floor at Florianska 6.LOST SOULS ALLEY Poland's first interactive museum devoted to the basic instinct of fear. entire floor, which is inspired by horror movies. « less
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Ranked #8 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Religious Sites
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Ranked #9 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Museums
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Old Town (Wroclaw)
Ranked #10 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #11 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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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Sniezka (Karpacz)
Ranked #12 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Ranked #13 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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 #14 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #15 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites
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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Lake Morskie Oko (Tatra National Park)
Ranked #16 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Bodies of Water
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Wieliczka Salt Mine (Wieliczka)
As featured in Daytrips from Krakow
Ranked #17 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Specialty Museums; Caverns/ Caves; Mines; Bodies of Water

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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Ranked #18 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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 #19 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #20 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: History Museums; Museums; Historic Sites
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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Wawel Royal Castle (Krakow)
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Ranked #21 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas
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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The Planty Park (Krakow)
As featured in Krakow for free
Ranked #22 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
A scenic walkway that circles a park around the Old Town.
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Ranked #23 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #24 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
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Category: Government Buildings
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Lancut Castle (Lancut)
Ranked #25 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
Owner description: Magnificent example of an early baroque aristocratic residence was refurbished in the late 18th century to become a lavish... more » Owner description: Magnificent example of an early baroque aristocratic residence was refurbished in the late 18th century to become a lavish artistic salon, which played host to such famous guests as Louis XIII of France and Emperor Franz Jozef of Austria. « less
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Ranked #26 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: National Parks
Amazing National Park with Labyrynth like Mountains.
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Jasna Gora (Czestochowa)
As featured in Daytrips from Krakow
Ranked #27 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important destinations for pilgrims. Every year several million... more » Owner description: The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important destinations for pilgrims. Every year several million pilgrims pray before the miraculous picture of Our Lady of Czestochowa. « less
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Guido Mine (Zabrze)
Ranked #28 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Mines
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Ranked #29 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Symphonies
Owner description: Concerts performed seven days a week at St. Adelbert's church, the oldest church in on Krakow, by four graduates of the... more » Owner description: Concerts performed seven days a week at St. Adelbert's church, the oldest church in on Krakow, by four graduates of the Krakow Academy of Music. « less
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Ranked #30 of 497 attractions in Southern Poland
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
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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