Photos Krakow
Photos Krakow

Photos - Krakow

Krakow is probably one of the most beautiful cities of Poland and even Eastern Europe. Comtourist has visited Krakow on many occasions usually combined with some days the in the ski resort Zakopane. Look at our photos of Krakow; a city steeped and often named the cultural, political and religious capital of Poland. We also visited some places around Krakow like Auschwitz Birkenau, Zakopane and Nowa Huta.

Krakow - Airport

Many low cost carriers fly to John Paul II International Airport near Krakow from different European destinations

Krakow - Railway Station

Krakow is easy to reach from many Polish cities and the central Railways station is situated in the City Centre

Krakow - Old Town

The Old town of Krakow is probably one of the most picturesque places in Europe, especially in the winter

Krakow - Old Town

View on St. Mary’s Basilica from one of the many streets that lead to the central Market Square in Krakow’s old town

Krakow - Main Market Square

The 13th century Main Market Square in the old town of Krakow is the largest medieval central Square in Europe

Krakow - Main Market Square

Visitors can by hot wine and bratwurst on the Main Market Square of Krakow that looks great in the winter

Krakow - Cloth Hall

Tourists can buy souvenirs inside the renaissance Cloth Hall on the centre of Krakow’s Main Market Square

Krakow - Town Hall Tower

The Krakow Town Hall was demolished in 1820 its tower still stands on the Main Market Square in the old town

Krakow - St. Mary’s Basilica

A trumpet signal is played every hour from the tower of the 14th century St. Mary’s Basilica on the Market Square

Krakow - St. Florians Gate

The Gothic St. Florians Gate in Krakow’s old town was build in the 14th century to protect the city from Turkish attacks

Krakow - Peter and Paul Church

The Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the Old Town district of Krakow build in 1619 in Polish Baroque style

Krakow - Wawel castle

The Wawel castle in Krakow was build on a Hill near the Vistula river by the Polish King Casimir III the Great

Krakow - Wawel castle

The impressive 14th century Wawel castle seen from the old town on a snowy winter day in Krakow

Krakow - Wawel castle

Defensive walls and tower of Wawel castle build by Polish Lithuanian King Sigismund III Vasa in 1595

Krakow - Wawel castle

The beautiful 16th century Renaissance inner courtyard is the absolute highlight of Krakow’s Wawel castle

Krakow - Wawel Dragon

The Dragon of Wawel Hill is a famous dragon in Polish folklore, laired in a cave at the bank of the Vistula River