Must visit Krakow
Visiting Krakow is a must when you are in Poland. The former capital has a lot to offer for everybody. From interesting history and breathtaking monuments to bustling streets and nightlife. The city is full of legends anywhere you go and any place you visit has a different and unique story to tell you. The most popular is about a young boy who killed a dragon and married the princes. Until now dragon is a symbol of the city and there even is one living by the river. Although, it’s not alive it blows the fire. If you happen to visit Krakow at the beginning of June you can have the opportunity to take part in the dragon parade.
Enjoy a walk in the beautiful and lovely streets of the old town. Each of them will take you to a central Main Market with Sukiennice on the central spot where you can buy souvenirs and other products typical of the region. One of the important buildings in the square is St. Mary’s Church. It’s enough to have a glimpse
Nevertheless, Krakow it‘s not only the Old town. Discover the parts that not everybody knows about. Just a quarter from the Castel there is Jewish district called Kazimierz. Before the Second World War just in the city, there were more Jews than in Italy. Walking around the streets you feel as you traveled in time, as Krakow wasn’t destroyed during the war the building looks exactly the same as years ago. The amazing think of the part of the city is that it’s full of restaurants and cafes. Each of them is unique and one
But let’s not forget about the food and beverages! Being in Krakow you have to try traditional Polish food. Bigos,
Krakow itself is amazing, but there are also some places nearby worth visiting too. Taking advantage of the vicinity of the Tatra Mountains you can enjoy the incredible nature there. It’s the same with Wieliczka, a salt mine with a huge and breathtaking underground chapel made entirely from salt. Also, Auschwitz is not too far from Krakow so you can go for a day trip.
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