Krakow Main Square
The main market square of Krakow’s Old Town, a true gem in the urban space, delineated during the city’s incorporation under the Magdeburg Law in 1257. Krakow’s most important public space, the largest market square in medieval Europe. From its beginnings, the Market Square was the center of social and political life. Nowadays one of the most visited places by tourists, due to its rich restaurant offer and sizable number of attractions. During the European Games, it will also turn into an arena for the best teqball and paddle specialists, extremely exciting sports that are gaining popularity at an accelerating rate. And the Main Square is sure to attract thousands of fans.
A beautiful city with a unique history of thousands of years, which has firmly anchored itself in the culture of Poland. It is one of the largest and oldest cities in the country, which in the past also had a very important function – the capital of the State. Krakow, founded by the mythical Krak, is located on the queen of Polish rivers – the Vistula River. The city, full of legends and interesting, priceless monuments, is willingly visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world – no wonder, as it is a very climatic and phenomenal place.
Krakow boasts beautiful architecture and the charm of bygone years. The entire historic center of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the most important sights of Krakow is undoubtedly the Wawel Royal Castle, which rises on a green hill. Not far from the castle is also the atmospheric Main Square with the Cloth Hall, full of horse-drawn carriages, tourists and vendors offering their original handicrafts. Museum lovers can also feel satisfied, as Krakow has a great number of them. Krakow is also known as “the city of students,” due to the fact that there are more than 20 universities here, with tens of thousands of young people attending every year. A special role in the history and functioning of the city is played by the Jagiellonian University, which is the oldest university in Poland!
There are also 43 city parks and 5 nature reserves in the area of Krakow, so it is eagerly visited by those who especially appreciate contact with nature. In Krakow, nearly 100 festivals and other cultural events are also held annually. A beautiful city that never sleeps – it is vibrant from morning to night. It’s a wonderful place where in the morning you can go to the cafes, tucked away in the narrow streets, and enjoy breakfast along with hot, delicious coffee. In the evening, for those craving entertainment, places open up where you can give in to the whirl of all-night fun. Krakow charms with its unique atmosphere – always unique and inspiring.