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A history of Krakow for everyone, a book review star
It is hard to read about the history of the city if there are many details provided. The book that I would like to recommend provides historical facts together with legends and interesting stories on Krakow. It is fun reading it and the book is available in English.

Kazimierz – Jewish district of Krakow star
Jewish quarter is one of the most popular parts of Krakow, among the locals and the tourists. The heritage, cosy cafes and restaurants offering live music add to the popularity of the district. Recommended to every visitor of Krakow.

Krakow - enchanting city. star
The Royal City of Krakow is especially popular among the tourists. It is not only the history and monuments that make it exceptional but also cultural events and unique ambience. It is recommended place for a visit for holidays or romantic trip.

Krakow, burial place for the greatest star
The city, that used to be the capital of Poland, is thought to be the necropolis of the greatest Poles. It offers its visitors two places where the remains of kings, rulers, poets and painters are hidden: Wawel Cathedral and Sklalka church.

Legend about Krakow trumpeter star
The legend about the bugle call is connected with the Tatar invasion that occurred in 1241. Although the connection was not proved, the unfinished tune is still played from the tower of St Mary’s Church in Krakow.

The legend about Krakow dragon star
The legends are the most popular information for tourists visiting a given city. Poland, as most of the countries, has its own legends, as well as its own dragon. The story of Wawel Dragon and shoemaker Skuba is known all around Poland.

The Salt Mine in Wieliczka star
Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most precious tourist sites of Poland. In recent surveys it was pointed out as one of the wonders of the country. Despite its long history, it still amazes all the visitors with long tunnels, chapels and salt sculptures.

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