By virtue of its peculiar architecture and enthralling history, still present in all corners of the city, Kraków is one of the most stunning and surprising metropolis in Europe. Discover all there is to know about Kraków with this travel guide.
Kraków (also written Cracow) is the former capital of Poland and still one of the country’s most important cities. It is also considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe thanks to the excellent preservation of its buildings and its rich artistic cultural heritage.
Kraków’s Old Town, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is packed with exquisite Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance-style edifices.
Over two million tourists visit Kraków every year, not only because of the kindness of its inhabitants and the allure of the city, but also because it is very close to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum.
Where to start
If you’re planning to visit Kraków and don’t know much about the city, the best way to delve into your destination, is to read about its past. Then learn about the practical information to visit Kraków. Next, we suggest checking out its top attractions and most-visited museums.
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