Is it worth choosing a guided tour in Cracow?
Etymologically, the name Cracow is linked to the mythological founder Krak who, according to the legend, has founded the city after killing a dragon who tormented the area.
History of Cracow
Cracow is a city in the Voivodeship of the Little Poland in the Galicja region of southern Poland, about 300 km south of the capital Warsaw. Cracow is the population of Poland’s second largest city with about 760,000 inhabitants, and the entire metropolitan area has nearly 1.5 million inhabitants. Its old town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978. Cracow was the capital of Poland from the Middle Ages to 1596, when King Zygmunt III Waza moved the capital to Warsaw.
Cracow city guided tours
The Cracow city plan dates from the 13th century and apart from bridges and airports in and near the city, it survived completely without damage during World War II. According to many, Cracow is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and the world. The city’s Old Town is an ideal place for starting guided tour in Cracow. The largest square, Rynek Glowny, is one of Europe’s largest squares. In the middle of the square there is a large building, Sukiennice, which, together with St. Mary’s Church and the Wawel Castle , is Kraków’s main landmarks. Only with a guided tour in Cracow will you be able to see everything in a short time.