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.
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
state and private colleges and universities
students of engineering programs
people work in R&D in Krakow
people work in Krakow’s many BPO, IT, SSC, R&D centers
service center in Europe, and among top 10 in the world
students of many nationalities
Most popular city in Poland
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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