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Krakow - Cultural

 

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Krakow's Historic Centre
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Ranked #1 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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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Ranked #2 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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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 #3 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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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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Ranked #4 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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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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Ranked #5 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
A scenic walkway that circles a park around the Old Town.
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Ranked #6 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #7 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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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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Ranked #8 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #9 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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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Ranked #10 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Religious Sites
Decorated with vibrant colors and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s famous stained glass window “God the Father.”
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Ranked #11 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #12 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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Category: Historic Sites; Malls
Owner description: Considered the world's oldest shopping mall, the present Renaissance structure dates from 1555 and features in its interior... more » Owner description: Considered the world's oldest shopping mall, the present Renaissance structure dates from 1555 and features in its interior many food stalls and small shops, terrace cafes and flower stands that surround the statue of Adam Mickiewicz. « less
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Ranked #13 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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Ranked #14 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Cemeteries
The parents and older brother of Pope John Paul II rest in peace at this centuries-old cemetery.
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Ranked #15 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Styled after Arab defensive architecture, this masterpiece of medieval military engineering with its circular fortress was... more » Owner description: Styled after Arab defensive architecture, this masterpiece of medieval military engineering with its circular fortress was added to the city's fortifications in the late 15th century. « less
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Ranked #16 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Religious Sites; Museums; Historic Sites
Owner description: One of two surviving Gothic synagogues in the world (the other is in the city of Prague) that was restored after World War II... more » Owner description: One of two surviving Gothic synagogues in the world (the other is in the city of Prague) that was restored after World War II and now houses a Jewish Museum. « less
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Ranked #17 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Appena fuori la famosa porta detta St. Florian's Gate, una delle maggiori attrazioni turistiche di Cracovia, la chiesa, di un... more » Owner description: Appena fuori la famosa porta detta St. Florian's Gate, una delle maggiori attrazioni turistiche di Cracovia, la chiesa, di un bel barocco, è famosa perchè papa Giovanni Paolo II vi fu come curato, all'inizio della sua vita sacerdotale. Vi rimangono alcune reliquie del Beato, lasciate durante il suo ultimo pellegrinaggio in Polonia, e un bel dipinto di Woytila giovane « less
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Ranked #18 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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Ranked #19 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
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Ranked #20 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #21 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Originally a forced labor camp, this concentration camp was built on the grounds of two former Jewish cemeteries in the... more » Owner description: Originally a forced labor camp, this concentration camp was built on the grounds of two former Jewish cemeteries in the summer of 1942 during the Nazi occupation of Poland. « less
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Ranked #22 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #23 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #24 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Considered one of the most magnificent of the Kazimierz synagogues, this structure was built in the mid-seventeenth century... more » Owner description: Considered one of the most magnificent of the Kazimierz synagogues, this structure was built in the mid-seventeenth century in a Judaic-Baroque architectural style. « less
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Ranked #25 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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Ranked #26 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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Ranked #27 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
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Ranked #28 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #29 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This small Renaissance synagogue (circa 1557) is named after the famous writer and philosopher Moses Isserles (aka Rabbi... more » Owner description: This small Renaissance synagogue (circa 1557) is named after the famous writer and philosopher Moses Isserles (aka Rabbi Remu'h) and still holds regular services for the small Jewish community in the city. « less
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Ranked #30 of 43 Cultural in Krakow
Category: Trails; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas
Historic walking trail through the heart of Krakow was once the route taken during Royal processions and funerals.
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