Krakow, The Crown of Poland

Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland, with more than thousand years old history, a rich cultural and architectural importance. According to legend, written towards the end of XII century Kadlubek, Krakow name comes from the name of Prince Krak. This is a city known for its priceless historical monuments of culture and Art, and the former royal capital of Poland, which today is one of the most attractive places on the tourist map of Europe.

In this article you can see some spectacular pictures from Krakow that will gonna take your breath away and will gonna make you to wish to visit it one day in your lifetime. Also this photos are prove that Krakow is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

Market Square, Aerial

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The Cab in Market Square

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The Wawel Cathedral

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Krakow is located in an area of 326,8 km² and altitude of 219 m. According to the latest census made in March this year, in Krakow live 759.144 citizens. Krakow lies in several geographic territories: Brama Krakowska, Sandomierz Valley and Oświęcimska valley. Elongated axis of the city is the valley of the Vistula. The river network consists Vistula tributary Vilga her right and left tributaries: ore Balugha, Dublin, Sleds and more.

The Theater

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The Cloth Hall

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The Wawel Royal Castle

Wawel Castle is one of the most visited places in Krakow. It is located on the eponymous hill and offers a wonderful view of the city, especially at night.

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