Tourist information in Cracow – where to find?

In Cracow, there are numerous tourist information points. We would like to indicate that some of them are run by the city council (InfoKrakow), whereas others are owned by private companies. If you happen to visit a tourist information spot which also provides services for tourists, such as transportation to Wieliczka or Bochnia, the offered […]

Where to sleep in Cracow?

Cracow is a hot tourist destination, which properly understands the needs of its visitors. While being there, you will find both expensive, exclusive accommodation spots and cheaper hostels. All of them are located in the city center or in a close proximity to it. Thanks to the said fact, you will not waste too much […]

Pigeons on Main Square

The atmosphere of the place is additionally enhanced by the stalls of florists and omnipresent pigeons, which are a part of numerous legends. According to one of them, prince Henry the Fourth wanted to become a king, but the consent of a pope was needed to be granted such a privilege. The said consent was […]

Main Square in Cracow

Cracow is undoubtedly famous for its Main Square. It is the biggest place of this kind in Europe, as well as one of the most beautiful squares in the entire world. Its dimensions are 200×200 m.

St. Mary’s Basilica in Cracow

The said object is considered to be the most beautiful church in Cracow. It is hard to skip it while going sightseeing. Its characteristic feature that is mainly admired by the tourists is its two characteristic towers that overshadow the market area. From them, the famous hourly bugle-call is played. St. Mary’s Basilica is considered […]

Niepolomice

If you happen to stay in Cracow for more than several days only, it is recommended to visit Niepolomice, a town 30 km away from Cracow. Even though today it may seem remarkably small and silent, in the past, it played a very important role.

Jordan’s Park

It is one of the most favorite parks among Cracow inhabitants. It is located in a close proximity to the Błonia Park. History of the park The park was created in 1877 by Henryk Jordan, PhD. It was to serve as a playground for both children and teenagers. The initial idea behind the park was […]

Drinking alcohol in Cracow

Drinking alcohol in public places (streets, parks, areas near shops, bus stations) is strictly prohibited. Both main streets and side alleys of the Old Town are monitored, so you can be caught and fined for doing so. Outside bars and restaurants, alcoholic beverages can be consumed in designated areas only. If you want to drink […]

Planty Park

While visiting the Old Town, it is truly difficult to miss this park. It surrounds the area with a ring of trees and shrubbery. The park covers the area of approximately 4 km. History of Planty park It was created at the beginning of the 19th century as a replacement for dismantled fortifications. Their remains […]

Tatar steak – tatar

The origins of this dish are strictly connected with the tribe of Tartars, who exacted their toll on the Polish nation. History of tatar steak As it is believed, the tatar steak was initially made out of horse tenderloin, which was transported by Tartars under their saddles. Such a transportation made is possible to make […]