Living in Cracow

Before you come to Krakow to stay a bit longer,

you should learn some more about Poland by clicking this link.

Now, you are ready to learn more about Krakow, as this is a very special city in Poland. First, let’s start with some quick numbers, which make Krakow such an exceptional place.

No.2

safest and most open for people of different religions and ethnicities city in Poland

>12 000 000

tourists visit Krakow yearly, half of which are international visitors

Center of Central Europe

6 hour drive to Berlin, 5 hour drive to Vienna, 5 hour drive to Prague, 6 hour drive to Budapest

23

state and private colleges and universities

>40 000

students of engineering programs

>20 000

people work in R&D in Krakow

50 000

people work in Krakow’s many BPO, IT, SSC, R&D centers

No.1

service center in Europe, and among top 10 in the world

>170 000

students of many nationalities

No.1

Most popular city in Poland

>700 000

population of Krakow

5 000 000

passengers a year of the Krakow International Airport

Krakow, the city you want to hang around longer

Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland., dates back to the 7th century. Kraków was the official capital of Poland until he end of 16th century. Cited as one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, its Old Town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Krakow business, academic and cultural center. In 2002 the city was named the European Capital of Culture.

You will be glad to hear that there is plenty to do all year round. Krakow is home to many museums and art galleries. The main historical attraction in the city center is the Main Market Square, which dates back to the 13th century and is home to the famous St. Mary’s Basilica. Wawel Royal Castle and Wieliczka Salt Mine are also major tourist attractions. There are a range of performing arts institutions, including Opera Krakowska and Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra. The Krakow Film Festival and the Jewish Culture Festival are also major events.

Prices in Krakow

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