Kraków at a glance
For a bewitching combination of medieval charm and cutting-edge culture.
Kazimierz, which was the Jewish district before it was destroyed by the Germans in World War Two, is home to many of the city’s best new cafes, shops and galleries.
You probably didn’t know
According to local folklore, the city was founded by the ruler Krakus on top of a cave inhabited by a dragon.
Suggested reading and viewing
To read: A Long Long Time Ago and Essentially True (Brigid Pasulka, 2009) skillfully connects wartime Kraków with the resurgent city of the 1990s to tell the story of several generations of a local family. To watch: Schindler's List was set and mostly filmed in Kraków in 1993.
- Population: 761,900
- Annual visitor numbers: 7.25 million (2013)
- January mean temperature: -3°C
- August mean temperature: 18°C
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