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.

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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.

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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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Visiting Gdynia Poland: A Puzzle Piece of The Tricity

Today, we are visiting Gdynia Poland and your mind must be effortlessly hooked over the thought, “How to pronounce this?”. Well, it’s quite simpler than simple. It is pronounced as Ga-dinia.

Visiting Gdynia Poland: Facts

  • Gdynia is an important seaport of Gdansk Bay which is situated on the south coast of The Baltic Sea.
  • In Eastern Pomerania, Gdynia is exactly located in Kashuba.
  • It is one of the cities in The Tri-city(Trojmiasto), along with the Spa Town, Sopot, The city of Gdansk, and the suburban communities. Tricity is basically a metropolitan area.
  • It has a population of over two-hundred-thousand people.
  • This city has an oceanic climate because of the Baltic Sea which makes the temperature more moderate. It is cool throughout the year, you’ll see little sunshine in winters while summers are utmost sunny.
  • Gdynia was known as the Fishing Village, before WWI, after which the Polish Government decided to take some firm steps to convert the village into a modern city.
  • Gdynia is the second major port of Poland in the Baltic Sea.

Visiting Gdynia Poland: Transport

  • Passengers and tons of cargo pass through the Port Of Gdynia, each year.
  • The Tri-City has a main airport that is the third largest airport in Poland which is known as Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport.
  • Gdynia can be reached from Gdansk through E75 route.
  • Gdynia has one of the greatest railway stations in Poland and is also one of the biggest railway hubs in the country.

Visiting Gdynia Poland: Culture

There are a number of festivals taking place throughout the year that are hosted by Gdynia.

  • A major Polish film festival that is known as Gdynia Film Festival is being hosted by Gdynia.
  • One of the biggest contemporary music festival taking place in Gdynia is the Open’er Festival.
  • Up next lined up for performances in twenty-fifteen festivals in Gdynia are Mumford and Sons, The Vaccines and Of Monsters and Men(I’m already going giddy).
  • A two-day techno party is being held at the Gdynia’s Public Beach known as the Viva Beach Party.

Visiting Gdynia Poland: Tourist Attraction

Gdynia is relatively low on historical venues and is better a modern city. However, the city’s quite famous for its early twentieth-century architecture.

Kamienna Gora is the newly built, highest observation point from which you can see almost the whole city.

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Gdynia has an easily accessible and long seashore with beautiful waterfronts, long boardwalks, yacht clubs and great views to catch.

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Dar Pormorza is a tall ship museum, one of the many fascinating things you’ll get to see in Gdynia. The ship was built in 1909 and is the most famous tall training ship of Poland.

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One of the beautiful museums within the city is Akwarium(Aquarium) portraying all the intra-sea creatures.

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Ammunition fanatics do exist in this world and all of them are in luck. The Naval Museum(Muzeum Marynarki Wojennej) is an open-air museum that displays marine, helicopters, torpedoes, cannons, fighters and weapons.

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Visiting Gdynia Poland: Food

  • As the city is a seaport, seafood is the speciality that comes with it. Barracuda, offers the best seafood in Poland and is romantically placed right on the shore of the Baltic Sea.
  • If you ever want to go for brick walls, wooden work, ovens from Naples and pizza, you have to be at Serio. They offer really spicy food, which is good for most of the people.
  • Pueblo offers some fresh Mexican food.
  • Bialy Krolik is an Alice in the Wonderland themed restaurant situated in the Quadrille Palace. It offers modern Polish cuisine.
  • For halal food, you can visit Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant.

For more information on visiting Gdynia Poland, check out the official website and leave your feedback below.