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Krakow off the beaten path

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Krakow off the beaten path
Impress friends by your Krakow knowledge by visiting these off-the-beaten-path destinations.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Cathedral

National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell of Zygmunt of 1520, one of the world's largest, and the burial place of many Polish kings and their families, national heroes and numerous bishops.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Old Synagogue (Stara Synagoga)
Old Synagogue (Stara Synagoga)

One of two surviving Gothic synagogues in the world (the other is in the city of Prague) that was restored after World War II and now houses a Jewish Museum.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius
Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius

First founded in 1364, this integral part of Krakow life has many distinguished alumni including distinguished Polish intellectuals, political leaders and well-known international figures like Nicolaus Copernicus and Pope John Paul II. The Collegium Maius is the oldest surviving building of the university.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Galicia Jewish Museum
Galicia Jewish Museum

The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Ethnographic Museum
Ethnographic Museum

Located in the Kazimierz district, this 15th-century Town Hall was converted into a Renaissance building in the 16th century, which now houses the Museum of Ethnography.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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