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Information about Crakow

Published on January 22, 2009

Author: Raissa_ro



Wawel Hill viewed from the Vistula river

The Royal Castle at night- Wavel castle

The courtyard of Wawel Castle, home to Polish kings before the court moved to Warsaw

Cracow Cathedral

Walking up to the main gate The Gothic Wawel Castle was built at the behest of Casimir III the Great and consists of a number of structures situated around the central courtyard. In the 14th century it was rebuilt by Jogaila and Jadwiga of Poland. Their reign saw the addition of the tower called the Hen’s Foot ( Kurza Stopka ) and the Danish Tower.

Cracow Cathedral


Wawel Cathedral – the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Stanisław and Vaclav

Tower clock

Church of Saints Peter and Paul

Main entrance

Statues at the entrance to the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. Baroque.

Floriańska street Florian Gate

Main Market Square






St. Mary's Basilica is a Brick Gothic church built in the 14th century, adjacent to the Main Market Square. Standing 80m (262ft) tall, it is particularly famous for its wooden altarpiece carved by Veit Stoss.

Interior of the Basilica

Gothic altar veit stoss

Vistula River meander with the view of Dębnicki Bridge, downtown Kraków

Amazing city


Music: Chopin- Minute waltz Pps by Raissa These photos is made by Raissa april 2008

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