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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...more
All reviews jagiellonian university scientific instruments guided tour oldest universities in europe beautiful courtyard alma mater moving figures pope john paul ii gothic architecture central europe worth a visit free entry on display english speaking guide steeped in history two hours old town
Beautiful exposure and many original furniture and documents, especially, knowing that during the World War II everything has been stollen from Krakow. Also, very interesting explanation about the Polish academia beginning and the Polish Crowned members involvement into it.
This was an interesting find whilst in Krakow and not a "must see" place we had found when looking at things to do. The oldest university in Poland and the second oldest in central Europe is was originally built in the early 14th century and...More
we took the short tour but it was enough. it was informative and we are more interested in it's history, the professors living quarters, conference room and some architecture. the guide was clear and thorough.
the cariallon clock opened up at 1 pm. very nice...More
If you are in Krakow, try and have a guided tour of the historical rooms and halls of the Jagellonic university. The guided are extremely well prepared and cover a good number of languages.
The climax of the tour is obviously the Copernicus room with...More
A lovely quite courtyard stop on our walk around Kraków.
University museum on site. Small downstairs canteen.
Worth a stop for a coffee and a cake. Not really somewhere to make a special trip to visit.
The unique seclusion of scholarly lives was brought alive on a tour through this oasis-like small museum. It is the old residence, refectory and library of Jagiellonian academics. Until well into the 19th century, they were like monks: not allowed to marry, dining together, their...More
The museum tour is well worth scheduling your day around. Tour guide was knowledgeable and witty, and I left feeling lucky to have had the opportunity to be here. The museum highlights the strength of the human spirit.