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Church of St. Adalbert

Church of St. Adalbert is located to the side of the Main Market Square in Old Town, and is one of the oldest stone churches in Poland. Its almost one thousand year old history goes back to the beginning of the Polish Romanesque architecture of the early Middle Ages.
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Town Hall Tower

This is the last surviving part of the former 14th-century town hall. It has become, accidentally, the city’s own leaning tower, as it bends slightly off-centre by 55cm, apparently caused by the wind.
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Old Synagogue

This 15th-century Synagogue houses a permanent exhibition entitled "the Tradition and Culture of Jews in Krakow". The area surrounding the synagogue has been highlighted in Steven Spielberg’s, "Schindler’s List."
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Czartoryski Museum

Here you can see a vast collection of ancient works of art from Greece and Egypt, but the key artworks here, have to be Leonardo da Vinci’s, "Lady with an Ermine” and Rembrandt’s, “Landscape with the Good Samaritan”.
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The Florian Gate

This is one of the few surviving parts of the ancient defence system that once surrounded the Old Town. Built approximately 1285 it was the main defence of the north. Further towers were added in the 15th-century, but the Florian Gate is the only remaining gate from the original eight. In 1660, the Florian Gate was extended to include a Baroque roof, raising its height by one metre and today it measures around 33.5 meters.
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Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny)

At the heart of the city lies what was once the largest square in Medieval Europe. It has been the hub of the city, ever since the historical district of the Old Town got its present grid of streets in the 13th century. The Market Square is still very much the soul of the city.
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Wawel Hill, The Royal Castle and Cathedral

A tour of the Gothic castle and cathedral on Wawel Hill is essential for any visitor to the city. See the bones of Smok Wawelski, the mythical dragon of Wawel Hill. The Castle itself, where Polish Kings ruled, offers enough to keep visitors interested for the remainder of their trip up Wawel.
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St. Mary's Basilica

The spiralling twin towers of this ancient church witnessed many of the tumultuous events that have shaken the city of Krakow over the centuries. The top of the church tower is a perfect spot to take photos of the city, however, today it is closed for visitors until further notice, due to renovation work.
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps

This is a more sobering sight for visiting tourists, but almost essential for any visit to Krakow. You can catch a bus for a 90-minute journey to the former Nazi concentration camp, where millions of Jews were exterminated during the Second World War. Most travel agents organise day excursions to the camp. The Museum is about 2 km from the train station Oświęcim, and can be reached from there by local buses.
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Kazimierz

This is the old Jewish district where the city’s Jewish population have lived for over 500 years. This is an ideal place to experience some of Krakow’s Jewish culture and history. You will also find a range of cafés and restaurants, along with many museums, synagogues and cemeteries.
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National Museum

National Museum provides a huge collection of objects, almost 780,000 pieces. Visitors can enjoy artefacts from every period of history the oldest date from prehistoric times. The museum also houses art works from different time periods and countries. There is Polish art, Western European works and extremely valuable collection of oriental arts which mostly are from Japan.
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Polish Aviation Museum

Polish Aviation Museum provides a wide collection of aeroplanes, helicopters, plane engines and pre-war planes which are made in Poland. There is also an exhibition where the visitors can learn more about the development of world aviation technology.
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Oskar Schindler's Factory

Despite its name, this museum does not only focus on Oskar Schindler, who helped thousands of Jews from the Nazis, but it also tells the whole story about the Nazi occupation of Krakow during World War II. It is located in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler's factory and that makes this place even more interesting. There is a guided tour but you also find detailed explanations in English around the museum.
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Rynek Underground

The idea of this contemporary underground museum came up during an archaeological study on the eastern side of the Main Market Square. It opened in 2010 and contains interactive exhibitions of Krakow's archaeological history. There is only a limited number of tickets per day and they are spread out over different times during the day so it is a good idea to pre-book tickets.
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Plaza Krakow (Beach in Krakow)

Plaza Krakow (Beach in Krakow) is Poland´s first modern complex of its type, in fact it is one of the biggest city beaches in Europe. Visitors can enjoy sunbathing, 10,000 square metres of sand, deck chairs, volleyball courts, swimming pool and children´s playground. In the evening there are open-air film screenings and all-night club events. The visitors will also find a restaurant serving refreshing drinks, cocktails and delicious meals. There is something for everyone to enjoy at this beach club.
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