How to plan a tour to a thousand-year-old city famous for its thousands of monuments? Krakow sightseeing is a big logistical challenge! Let the experienced guides share some advices with You.
There are few historic churches in Nowa Huta (the temples in Mogila or Pleszow are older than the district itself), but the rapid population growth caused an urgent need of building a new church. Socialist authorities cancelled the project due to their anti-Church policy (a temple in the ideal communist city, atheistic by definition? No way!).
‘Florence’, Krakow, Kazimierz and Podgórze – four cities, one trip! We present itinerary of Krakow tour through four districts which were four separate cities in the past! You can find there the most important Krakow monuments. Choosing this itinerary is an ideal solution for those who are in Krakow for the first time and would like to see as much as possible and feel the unique atmosphere of the city! But remember that you may find it difficult to realize the entire program of sightseeing in one day (of course it is possible but requires an incredible health condition), so expanding the trip for two days would be a good idea.
We want to give You some piece of advice which can help You to spend two wonderful days in the most beautiful city in Poland! Weekend in Krakow should be comfortable, full of interesting experiences, but not too strenuous (healthy fatigue is desirable but un excessive sightseeing simply excludes pleasure!). Read the 5 commandments of a weekend tourist! Read more
Nowa Huta was planned as an ideal socialist city built for the workers of gigantic steelworks, but after two years, it have been included in the precinct of Krakow as one of its districts. Today, both residents of Nowa Huta and Krakow citizens seems not to recognize this fact and still like to emphasize their separateness and individuality. Nowa Huta is a unique place combining architecture of social realism with the achievements of Western modernism. Sightseeing enriched by some stories about absurdities of daily life in the socialist dream is a fantastic adventure. Read more