Krakow City Breaks
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Krakow is a cultural and vibrant city, proud of its history and rich heritage. In this superb eastern European city you will discover eight separate routes designed to recreate the history of Poland's former capital. Explore Jewish heritage, follow in the footsteps of the late Pope John Paul II or take the historical Podgorze route, capturing the essence of 20th century Krakow.
St. Mary's ChurchWidely recognized as Poland's most famous church, the breath-taking St. Mary's Basilica was built in the early 13th century and towers 80 metres above the city. It has a spectacular interior, with gold details lining the walls and intricate stained glass windows.
AuschwitzThe site of the notorious German concentration camps of World War II. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is must-see site and a sobering experience, with exhibitions uncovering the history behind the Holocaust and Hitler's horrifying regime.
Wawel HillThis area is home to some of the country's most spectacular landmarks including the remarkable renaissance castle of Wawel. On the hill you can also find Wawel Cathedral and a 650ft cavern, home to the mysterious Wawel Dragon.
Florian GateA stunning red granite Gothic tower, erected in the 14th century that provided entry into the city before the demolition of its city walls. It is the only one of eight city towers that still stands today and features sunken carvings of Saint Florian on the facades.
Wieliczka Salt MineA breath-taking underground cavern, recognised as of one the oldest salt mines in the world. The beautiful UNESCO listed site is home to a set of over forty spectacular chambers, with each one intricately carved by 19th century miners.
Museum of ArchaeologyThis museum houses mportant collections of ancient relics from prehistoric times through to the Middle Ages. The most popular collections here are the Egyptian mummies and the four-faced statue of Swiatowid. (not shown).