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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
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Chose to take the long one hour tour just 16zl. For most of thr tour there was just myself and my partner as those that take the short tour leave at the halfwaypoint and miss many of the most significant parts of the museum. The...More
One of the greatest minds that ever lived studied here, Nicholas Copernicus- mathematician, doctor, scholar. Copernicus saw the contradictions in the old way that people understood our solar system and developed the view that the planets, including our Earth, orbit the sun.You can see a...More
I visited the Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius in December 2017. It is important to know that you can only take tours during weekdays from Monday to Friday, most of the tours are in Polish with a few tours given in English, and it closes...More
Unfortunately we came just about 15 minutes before the museum and library closed so we did watch a programme about the main attractions running on TV screen placed in one corner of the arcade courtyard. Nevertheless we got an image what is there. Definitely will...More
It's free to look at the beautiful and ancient courtyard, but it's also well worth paying to take the guided tour to see inside. Past students include Copernicus and Pope John Paul II (who also taught here), so you are walking in famous footsteps. The...More