In this video, we visit Krakow, with its bubbly Baroque and cobbled charm, which is emerging as the exciting “next Prague.” Nearby, a visit to Auschwitz teaches us a timeless, soul-searching lesson. Systematically destroyed during World War II, Warsaw is a lively, thriving capital once again.
The Top 5 Attractions Of Krakow, Poland.
- Wawel Royal Castle – Amongst Europe’s most beautiful royal complexes, monarchs started calling it home all the way back in the 11th century.
- St. Mary’s Basilica – A remarkable brick church in the middle of the city. Built in the 14th century, it has a world famous wooden altar.
- Auschwitz – Located 30 miles from Krakow, you can visit the Auschwitz concentration camp and learn about its history.
- Salt mines – Closed to Krakow, mining has occurred here for 900 years, a unique UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Market Square – the city’s central meeting point. Sit back and enjoy, a great place to soak in magnificent Krakow.