- Oskar Schindler's Factory
- Wieliczka Salt Mine
- Krakow Wawel Cathedral
- MICET Interactive Museum
Things to do when it rains in KrakowKrakow · 5 Items · Anna Maciejowska
Handpicked by a Krakow Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Things to do when it rains in Krakow'.
Rainy day in Krakow? Don`t worry- Krakow is beautiful regardless of the weather. We have some ideas, what to do in Krakow when during the rain.
Oskar Schindler, an ambitious German businessman and member of the Nazi party, took over an unused enamelware factory in Krakow in order to profit from the available Jewish forced labour. Becoming wealthy from this business, gradually his moral compass shifted until, by the end of the Second World War, he had squandered almost his entire fortune in ensuring the safety and survival of some 1200 Jew More info
BOOK THE TICKETS here Once upon a time, when kings sat on the throne at Wawel Castle, when the walled city of Krakow was a medieval centre of trade and when salt was as valuable as gold, a major source of wealth was discovered under the ground, not far from the royal capital. Today a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Wieliczka Salt Mine is the only mine in the world to run continuously since More info
The baptism of Poland and its rise as an important seat of Christianity is so closely linked to the nation's unity and cultural identity, that nothing could be more emblematic than the towers of Wawel Cathedral on Wawel Castle hill. For 400 years the cathedral of Polish kings, its vaults have seen the kingdom rise, fall, and rise again over the past millennium. The earliest cathedral structure More info
(Interactive Museum / Theatre Education Center) is a place for those who seek spontaneity in life and creativity at work. Experimental space for developing imagination and discovering one’s creative potential. Five themes organise the space into pathways; the visitor chooses their course. Every pathway, built around Stary’s historical and contemporary productions, consists of educational More info
Sitting across the Vistula almost in the shadow of the iconic Wawel castle, the futuristic-looking Manggha, or, to give it its full title, the Manggha Centre of Japanese Art and Technology seems out of place in the Krakow skyline. But get a bit closer and you can take in the majestic modern design, all curves and concrete. The brainchild of Krakow film supremo Andrzej Wajda, Manggha has been on th More info
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