All posts by Basia

Filharmonia_day
The Krakow Philharmonic
7 March 2013, Comments Off

The Philharmonic in Krakow was the first one in Poland, founded after World War II. Before that time the Symphonic Orche ...

opera house krakow
Krakow Opera
6 March 2013, Comments Off

The Opera Krakowska (Krakow Opera)was founded in 1954, although the opera has been performed in Krakow for almost four h ...

baranami
Pod Baranami Cinema
5 March 2013, Comments Off

Pod Baranami is a small arts cinema, situated in the center of Krakow. It has been operating since 1969 in the Palace bu ...

kosciuszki
Kosciuszko’s Mound
4 March 2013, Comments Off

It is the most famous mound in Poland, raised in 1820-1823 in commemoration of the great national hero Tadeusz Kościusz ...

schindler_factory
Oscar Schindler’s Factory tour
1 March 2013, Comments Off

When the Podgorze district became part of the Jewish Ghetto, many Germans established businesses in the area trying to p ...

krakow4
Cruises on Vistula river in Krakow
28 February 2013, Comments Off

Vistula is the longest and the most important river in Poland. It used to be the main trade route in Poland as it passes ...

krynica
Krynica
27 February 2013, Comments Off

Set in beautiful countryside in the heart of the Beskids mountain range, Krynica is the biggest mountain health resort i ...

jasna_gora
Czestochowa
22 February 2013, Comments Off

Czestochowa, 100 km from Krakow, is famous for The Jasna Gora Monastery, one of the main Catholic pilgrimage destination ...

niepolomice
Niepolomice
21 February 2013, Comments Off

Niepolomice is a town situated on the Vistula river, 25 km away from Krakow. The name derives from the Old Polish word & ...

ojców
Ojcow National Park
20 February 2013, Comments Off

The Ojcow National Park (Ojcowski Park Narodowy) is the smallest of Poland’s twenty three national parks but is consid ...