Cracow -free walking tour

Cracow must see

Old Town is the oldest district in Cracow, listed on a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

First mentions about Cracow comes from the second half of the 9th century. At the end of 9th century, Cracow was attached to the Polish state ruled by the kings of the Piast dynasty.

At the beginning of 11th century was founded here the bishopric. Soon after, Cracow became the seat of Polish Kings for many ages and from 14th century the city was place of royal coronations.

The heart of the old town is the main square, one of the largest squares in Europe. It is on the market are so famous monuments such as: St Mary`s Church, Cloth Hall, Town Hall Tower and Statue of Adam Mickiewicz.

Old Town:

  • The Main Square
  • Cloth Hall
  • St. Mary`s Basilica
  • The Small Square
  • Church of the Holy Cross
  • The Holy Spirit Square
  • Juliusz Słowacki`s Theater
  • Gate of St. Florian
  • Barbican
  • Czartoryski Museum
  • Church of St. John
  • Church of St. Anne
  • Collegium Maius
  • Town Hall Tower
  • Church of St. Adalbert
  • Bishop`s Palace
  • Church of Franciscan Fathers
  • The All Saints Square
  • Church of St. Peter and Paul
  • Church of St. Andrew
  • Kanonicza Street (the oldest street in Cracow)
  • Wawel Castle
  • Planty Gardens

Kazimierz:

  • Church of St. Catherine
  • Church of St. Michael and Pauline Fathers Monastery, Skałka
  • Wolnica Square
  • Kazimierz Town Hall
  • Church of Corpus Christi
  • Szeroka Street
  • Old Synagogue
  • Popper Synagogue
  • Helena Rubinstein`s House
  • Remuh Synagogue
  • Old Jewish Shops
  • New Jewish Cemetery
  • Kupa Synagogue
  • New Square
  • Tempel Synagogue
  • Izaak Synagogue
  • High Synagogue
  • Former Gestapo Prison

Podgórze, Ghetto and Schindler`s Factory:

  • Ghetto Heroes Square
  • “Under the Eagle” pharmacy
  • Ghetto walls
  • Oskar Schindler`s Factory
  • Fort of St. Benedict
  • Church of St. Joseph