Top places to Visit in Krakow
Posted by ctpdcdeomkt on July 7th, 2016
Most of us know the place only through, as the former capital of the Poland, but if you are planning to have a great escape from the tiring daily routine, this place is also an interesting place for the tourists and you as well. Yes, you, because there the is a lot more charm in the city to serve the best for all the type of tastes. The town has a lot more stories in its each and every part; in fact, it can be said that it is a legend with lots of interesting tales and myths connected with them.
Historically the place was the land of kings and artists till many centuries, and it has given birth to the famous persons,such as Bartolomeo Berrecci, Nicolas Copernicus, Marec Grechuta, Moses Isserles, etc. the city was elected as the capital. Well, in the cultural meaning it still posses the same position. Not only this , sometimes the place is also called as the soul of the Poland. Well, now when the place has so many interesting facts and places, it is worth to take out the time and spend for exploring the attractions.
The details mentioned below are the quick snapshot of the popular must watch places while the Krakow sightseeing.
The concentration camp- No matter how bad you are at history, you would definitely remember the World War- II, Hitler, and the Jews genocide of around 1.5 million people. Yes, this is the very place where the whole event took place years ago. Now the place is a museum and memorial with all the facts of that time. It can be said that this place is a mandatory visit for every tourist to the place. To reach the place you need to take a trip to Auschwitz from the main Krakow city.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine- This place is enlisted as the world heritage monument by the UNESCO. It is one of the oldest salt mines in Europe and it has many attractions for the visitors. The Wieliczka Salt Mine tour will take you to hundreds of meters (approx 324mtrs.) down from the ground level through the passage leading to the chambers and chapels excavated back in the 17th century by the simple miners. Well, the place has been renovated to amuse the visitors with lightning and sculptures of the century.
The Zakopane and Tatra mountains- All different from the historical monuments, this place will unleash you in the beauty of nature. You can experience the unspoiled nature, breathtaking landscapes and a feel of romance with nature. They are only 120kms away from the city and the exhilaration for the presence of life can be felt here with the fresh wind. Also, the throughout the year, spring make it crowded all the time, but the best can be enjoyed in September and October.
The Schindler- The name might be sounding familiar; because the slight depiction of the place is mentioned in the movie "the Schindler list'. While you visit the Schindler factory you can visit experience all the horror and harsh time faced by the city during the world war.
The list of the popular places based on the interest of the everyone is long, but a few of the hotspots are polish castle,ghost tour, Dunajec River, Cracow old town, etc.
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