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“Fine Courtyards and Lovely Doorways.”

Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius
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$22.58*
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Krakow Old Town Walking Tour
Ranked #30 of 331 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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.
Reviewed May 12, 2014

We saw some of Copernicus's instruments, lovely old, tiled stoves and some beautiful furniture. An enjoyable visit.

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Reviewed May 11, 2014

Great museum if you're interested in science but most of it went over my head. The replica 14th C clock goes through it's paces every 2 hours and it's certainly worth timing your visit to watch this.

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Reviewed May 4, 2014

Definitely worth a visit. Very interesting and the tour guide was extremely proficient and engaging.

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Reviewed April 30, 2014

we arrived there at 9AM and were diasppointed to learn that we could only get into the library at 14:20. And the library is the main thing...we couldnt stay so long- and missed the main attraction there...make sure you book in advance

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Reviewed April 24, 2014

A beautiful been we would never have found unless we had been on a tour. Beautiful, peaceful and rich in history.

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