Best Attractions of Krakow Poland

Krakow is the 2nd largest city of Poland, It is said that the civilization at this area started back in the stone age around 20000 BC, There are number of myths about dragons and Krakow in the books of history.

Krakow Poland

Krakow is wonderful city to visit, it has number of historical buildings that are absolutely worth visiting, the most famous historical sites include Royal Castle and Cathedral of Krakow, In Krakow you get to explore number of different cultures, as this city is known for its diversity in traditions and culture, through commerce, Krakow which was once a small settlement, now stands as a wealthy city, there are number of different industries in the surrounding of city that’s why the poverty and unemployment rate in Krakow is less than less of the Poland.

Krakow Poland

Krakow Poland

After the Nazi invaded Poland, in the beginning of World War 2, Krakow became capital of Germany government, Krakow is also called as one of the most beautiful cities of europe, It has extensive cultural heritage including the Gothic and renaissance architecture and culture.

Krakow Poland

Tip: Poles say “Smacznego” before eating, its equivalent to Bon Appetit

Krakow won the award of being European Capital of Culture in 2010, Krakow Poland will also host World Youth day in 2016.

Krakow Poland Places to See:

Although Krakow poland is famous all over the europe for its natural beauty and tourist spots, there are number of landmarks and sights that are worth visiting if you ever visit this city, Some of them are mentioned below.

  • The Royal Castle and Cathedral
  • Grand Square
  • Grand Altarpiece
  • Wawel Royal Castle
  • Ice age Rhino
  • Old town(UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Wooden Architecture(UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci
  • Kazimierz Town
  • Kanonicza Street
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Auschwitz(UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Auschwitz is the Nazi extermination camp located around 70 KM from Krakow, It is said that over one million jews were exterminated in the three Auschwitz camps. These camps are open to visitors and every year, millions of people from all around the world come to visit these extermination camps.

Krakow Poland
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There are guides available at the spot, who can guide you about the history of these camps in your native language, they will also enlighten you with the horrendous terror of these camps.

Krakow Poland

Tip: You should know that in Poland, Handshake means “The Talk is Over”

At Krakow, you can find great number of hotels to stay, you can either stay at expensive and luxurious hotels or you can also at cheap lodges. It is recommended that you should park your car at the and use taxi or bus to travel around the city, it is a crime to drive after drinking as little as beer in Poland.

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The famous and one of the most ancient institute in Europe, Jagiellonian is also located in Krakow Poland, Jagiellonian university is home of number of historical sites, As the city is home of many universities, so the nightlife is quite good at krakow.

Krakow Poland

Krakow Poland

Krakow Poland

Krakow Poland

Krakow Poland

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Best Places in Odense Denmark :Travel Guide

Odense is said to be located at the heart of denmark, Which is not technically true. Odense Denmark is main city of Funen Island, It lies close to every important city of Denmark.Odense Denmark

Odense is third most populous city of Denmark, and hometown of Hans Christian Andersen, who is renowned all around the world for his fairytale stories. Odense is named after a fictional character named as Odin who is considered as God of War according to Germanic Mythology.Odense Denmark

Odense Denmark

Moving on to Odense tourism, there are number of ancient buildings that will catch your attention in Odense denmark. Civilization in Odense dates back to Middle age, this area has traces of Vikings as well, so you will find much interesting stuff, If you are into history. The museums at Odense holds some artifacts that date backs to ancient times. Odense is also home of University of Southern Denmark. Few of the notable tourist attractions are mentioned below under the heading of Best places of Odense Denmark.Odense Denmark

How to Get to Odense Denmark:

Odense is a huge city of a developed nation, so transport for the tourist is not a big issue. You can get to Odense Denmark by air, by train, bus or your personal car.

  • The trains are preferred by most of the people, because its relatively cheap as compared to other transport means. You can get to Odense by train by most of major cities in Denmark, journey via train is very comfortable, you can find food,drinks and the staff is very much cooperative.
  • If you want to travel via your own car, you will have to cross the Great-Belt Bridge and pay 235 Danish Krone as toll tax for one side.
  • If you want to travel via bus, its another good option, there are number of bus services which operate to and from Odense to every major city of Denmark, You can also use the busses to travel around Funen Island.
  • You can also travel via yacht to Odense.

Best Places in Odense Denmark

Moving on to the Tourist destinations and Travel guide of best places in odense Denmark to visit, We have number of historical buildings as well has recently developed museums portraying the history of Odense Denmark.

St. Knud’s Cathedral

Building structure of this Cathedral which was a church by then was started in 11th century, But it was burned down in 12th century, It took two hundred years to redevelop this cathedral as it stands today.

This Cathedral is an amazing example of architecture and design, When you get inside the building you will see number of great crafts and paintings, The interior is so sublime that it cannot be explained in words.

Best Places in Odense Denmark

Flakhaven Square

Flakhaven Square, town hall and St. Knud’s Cathedral lie close to each other, This saure has architectural design of Gothic and Italian style, Flakhaven holds number of artifacts and sculptures that you leave you awestruck. This building is also famous for flower festival which is held every year.Odense Denmark

Odense Denmark

Brandts Art Hall

Near the Odense Cathedral is Brandts Art hall, Which was first a textile factory, now it is one of the most famous arts center all over the europe, number of art exhibitions are held in this hall, Art competitions and photography shows are held at brandts Art Hall throughout the year.Odense Denmark

Egeskov Castle

One of those castles you might have seen in fairy tales, Egeskov is one of them, It is well preserved by the danish government, and it is famous tourist destination and one of the best places to visit in Odense Denmark, It was completed in 16th century and it has the looks and architecture of Renaissance era. The grounds are open for tourists but they don’t let the tourist get inside the castle.

Best Places in Odense Denmark

Other tourist destinations which you should visit while traversing Odense are as follows:

Odense Denmark

  • Hans Christian Andersen Museum

Odense Denmark

  • Funen Open-Air Village

Odense Denmark

  • Denmark’s Railway Museum

Odense Denmark

  • Møntergården Local History Museum

That’s all from my side about the best places of Odense denmark, If you have been to this beautiful city, Share with us your travel experience, you can also write to us, if you have any issue regarding your travel, We would love to see your feedback on the above mentioned places. If you think there should be more in the above travel guide of Odense Denmark, Let us know in the comments.

Irbid Jordan ; Places to Visit

Jordan is famous for tourism,According to statistics of 2010, around 80 lac people from all around the world visited jordan for spending vacations. Tourism is very important to Jordan’s economy.Irbid Jordan

Apart from famous destinations known by almost everyone, Irbid Jordan is relatively lesser known by the masses, although it is most populous city in Jordan after Amman, Irbid stands as one of the most important route for trade between jordan and Syria.

Irbid Jordan

Civilization in Irbid Jordan dates back to Bronze age, some of the artifacts found by archeologists are said to be produced in BC 3200.

Irbid Jordan is also known as Arabella, Reading history of this city, it is found that Arabella was famous for making world class wine back in the times.

This piece of land is famous for the battle of yarmouk, a heroic battle that started the downfall of huge roman empire and which gave Syria in the hands of muslims.

A small muslims army with brave young men defeated the huge roman army of byzantine empire whose emperor was Heraclius.

Irbid Jordan; Places to Visit

Although there are not must famous destinations in Irbid Jordan for tourists, but following are few places which you might consider visiting if you are going to Irbid Jordan.

Famous tourist destinations which are around the city includes number of archaeological sites, Umm Qais lies few kilometers from the main city, you can also go and visit Ajlun, where you can see castle of Islamic era, and number of other ancient sites. If you are into history, you will love visiting these sites.

Irbid Jordan

Irbid Jordan

Jerash also lies near Irbid, Jerash is hub of tourists from all around the world,Read more tourist destinations of Jerash here.

Irbid Jordan

Irbid Jordan

  • Irbid Downtown
  • Qasmeyeh Restaurant

Irbid Jordan

  • Irbid Archaeological museum

Irbid Jordan

  • Arar Cultural House

Irbid Jordan

  • Museum of Jordanian Heritage

Irbid is home for one of the most famous university in Jordan named as Yarmouk University, This university hosts antique and worth checking out artifacts which were discovered from Irbid and its surroundings, and these artifacts date back to bronze age.Irbid Jordan

  • Arabella Mall
  • Irbid Mall
  • University Street

While exploring the malls, you can find everything, you need to buy, It is like a supermarket, along with that there are number of great restaurant in both Arabella Mall and Irbid Mall.Irbid Jordan

If you are looking for accommodation to stay, there are number of hotels which includes the expensive hotels and the cheap ones, where you can just lay low at night.Irbid Jordan is also known as the city with most internet cafes, You can see numerous number of internet cafes in the university street.Irbid Jordan

Irbid Jordan

Irbid is known for its fertile lane from the ancient age, but it is sad to see that this fertile land now hosts huge buildings and commercial centers, destroying the natural blessing bestowed to the people of Irbid.

Irbid Jordan

That’s all from Irbid Jordan, If you have been to this city, let us know in the comments, you can also ask us if you have any query regarding visiting Irbid Jordan.

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