Kraków


Krakow is one of the prime tourist attractions in Poland. It has been settled in the Stone Age. In 1039 the city became the capital of Poland with Wawel Royal Castle as the residence of Polish monarchs. The city has maintained its unique land development with the largest medieval square in Europe. In 1978 the centre of Krakow (The Old Town) was entered into the UNESCO’s first list of the world cultural heritage, as one of twelve places in the world.



Krakow is the most visited Polish city. In 2000 it was designated the European Capitalof Culture by ministers of culture of the EU countries. It is the centre of scientific, economic and social life. Krakow is the city of science. It’s a place of one of the oldest European universities- The Jagiellonian University established in 1364 . The city attracts with its extraordinary atmosphere, cafes, tea gardens, pubs and restaurants, where everybody can eat tastily and rest in beautiful and stylish interiors.



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