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16-Szeroka Street

Szeroka Street, formerly known as Wielka, or Great Street, was the cradle and administrative, religious and cultural...

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17-Podgórze District

In the middle Ages, the areas of present-day Podgórze were scarcely populated; only a few small settlements...

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01-Cracow

Welcome to Cracow, the city of Polish kings and bishops, the centre of culture and art, a university centre and a...

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02-The Barbican

The Barbican, called Rondel, is the most important, largest and most beautiful circular fortification. It was founded...

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03-St. Florian's Gate

The Barbican and fragments of the defensive walls are the only remains from the medieval defensive system of the...

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04-Main Market Square

The Main Market Square is the biggest medieval European square. Its sides are 200 meters long, and it covers an area...

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05-Cloth Hall

The middle of the Main Market Square is occupied by a long Renaissance building called the Cloth Hall or Sukiennice....

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06-The Church of St. Mary

In the north-west corner of the Main Market Square is one of the most important churches in Cracow, the Church of...

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07-Houses and Palaces on the Main Market Square

The frontages of the Main Market Square were administratively divided and marked with the letters of the alphabet...

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08-Collegium Maius

The oldest existing building of the Jagiellonian University, the Collegium Maius, is located at the corner of Saint...

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09-Kanonicza Street

The picturesque Kanonicza Street connects Plac witej Marii Magdaleny with the Wawel Hill. Its name derives from the...

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10-Wawel Hill

Climbing the Wawel Hill from the side of old Cracow, tourists follow the identical route traversed by Polish kings...

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11-Wawel Cathedral

The Wawel Cathedral of St. Stanisaw and Saint Waclaw was funded by King Wladyslaw Lokietek in the 14th century and is...

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12-The Royal Wawel Castle

A track leads to the Royal Castle through a gate with a portal decorated with a proud-sounding inscription in Latin...

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13-Salwator District

The picturesque district of Cracow called Salwator or Zwierzyniec used to belong to the Norbertine nuns, who still...

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14-Kazimierz District

Kazimierz is a district located south of the Old City and divided from it by the wide Dietla Street, in the middle of...

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15-Old Synagogue

The Old Synagogue stands at the corner of Szeroka Street; it is the oldest preserved synagogue in Poland. It was...

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16-Szeroka Street

Szeroka Street, formerly known as Wielka, or Great Street, was the cradle and administrative, religious and cultural...

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17-Podgórze District

In the middle Ages, the areas of present-day Podgórze were scarcely populated; only a few small settlements...

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