A Traveler's Guide to the Best Cultural Spots in Krakow

Poland, Krakow Guide (B): A Traveler's Guide to the Best Cultural Spots in Krakow

Krakow, Poland is a city that bustles with history, culture and soul. Alive from day to night, whether you are looking for the most historic church or the best jazz lounge in town, Krakow features countless cultural opportunities. 

These are the best historical spots you cannot miss and is best explored in a two to three day itinerary. Although you may want to see it all, some of the best moments in Krakow are when you lose yourself, wandering down an old alley way, wondering, "What should I do next?"

In Poland, there is no lack of Catholic Churches. Built between 1597-1619, this is the biggest church in Krakow in terms of seating capacity. The Baroque Jesuit church is most known for its facade, containing the 12 apostles. The church was built shortly after the arrival of the Jesuits to defend the Catholic faith after signing the Council of Trident.

Between St. Peter and Paul Church and Market Square, it is common to find elder locals playing musical instruments along Grodzka Street.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Traveler's Guide to the Best Cultural Spots in Krakow
Guide Location: Poland » Krakow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/a-travelers-guide-to-a-weekend-in-krakow-poland
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. Peter and Paul Church
  • Market Square
  • St Mary’s Basilica
  • St. Adalbert Church
  • Town Hall Tower
  • Wierzynek
  • Cloth Hall
  • Mila Polish Pottery
  • Harris Piano Jazz Bar
  • Piwnica Pod Baranami
  • Galeria obrazow pod Brama Florianska
  • Wawel Castle
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • Kazimierz
  • Plac Nowy
  • Galeria Lue Lue
  • Arial
  • Schindler’s Factory
  • Jewish Ghetto