An professional information to a weekend in Krakow | EUROtoday

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Krakow is one among central Europe’s jewels; with a historical past that stretches again to the tenth century. It can also be one of the best preserved metropolis in Poland, the outdated city centre having escaped the destruction that befell the remainder of the nation in WWII. It brims with ambiance with slim, cobbled streets radiating off the spectacular Thirteenth-century Market Square; right here medieval homes jostle with 18th- and Nineteenth-century palaces and behind many a door, a packed and energetic bar awaits, for this, a University City, is enduringly younger at coronary heart. But, greater than something, tradition is on the forefront of its existence from the Royal Castle and Gothic cathedral which dominate the city from their perch on Wawel Hill to the Sixteenth-century synagogues within the Jewish Quarter, made well-known in Schindler’s List, to Leonardo da Vinci’s Fifteenth-century Lady with an Ermine housed in simply one among a plethora of museums.

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