Areas of Krakow - the name, description, photos of Cracow, where to stay tourists

Areas of Krakow

Areas of Krakow

Administrative districts of Krakow city is divided by 18parts (to map these areas are marked in Roman numerals) with belonging to them neighborhoods. Areas of Krakow Stare Miasto are, Prądnik-Bialy, Gzheguzhki, Bronowice, Zwierzyniec, Krovodzha, Swoszowice, Dembniki, Czyżyny, Podgórze and others.

Description of the main areas and attractions

  • Stare Miasto: known Floriańska Gate (which is decorated with heraldic eagle and next placed Barbican in a circular massive tower with the Historical Museum, in addition, sometimes there guests are invited to attend the knightly tournaments) Wawel castle (equipped with patio, framed by arched galleries, the walls of which are decorated with fragments frescoes of the 16th century, the castle is worth a look at the collection of antique furniture ages 16-17), St. Mary's church (in the interior there are unique paintings in a rich and multi-color, pre-hearing schedule, you can visit the concert of organ music), Wawel cathedral ( has 18 chapels, and the bell tower - bell "Sigmund"), Czartoryski Museum (in addition to the medieval weapons, vases and other artifacts, a library with 70,000 ancient manuscripts and books).
  • Zwierzyniec: travelers should walk down the avenue George Washington (then planted chestnuts, limes, maples, and the northern part of the mall can please lovers of archaeological sites), to inspect the villa Tower (style modernism; today there is located the Institute of European Studies) and the Kosciuszko Mound (entrance fee except for a few days in a year), go to Wolski forest (tourists interested in its tourist and hiking trails, the total length of 40 km - around benches and power stations) or Błonia (green walking area).

Where to stay tourists

Those who are interested in shops and cafes canto stay in the Old Town close to the Florianska Street (from the hotel windows they will see the quiet courtyard or historic buildings). Tourists here can pay attention to the hotel "Hotel Unicus".

For accommodation, you can choose the means of accommodationnear the Market Square - the road from here to most places of interest within a 10-minute walk (a good option - Hotel "Bonerowski Palace").

Staying at a hotel close to the Wawel Castle, tourists will be able to enjoy views of the neighboring houses and the castle itself (pay attention to the "Hotel Jan").

If you want to stay in a place where thereshops selling author gizmos and clubs? Look for hotels in the Kazimierz district, for example, "Kazimierz Secret". It's worth noting that this area may not be very convenient for travelers, motorists because of the tangled streets of the district.

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  • Areas of Krakow
  • Areas of Krakow
  • Areas of Krakow

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