Krakow is a fantastic place to be and to play rugby. During Krakow Sevens you will for sure experience some memorable sporting moments. Although it is worth to participate not only because of international rivalry, but also because of the city which offers fantastic opportunities for tourists with different interests and passions.
Krakow is very old city. It was officially founded in 1257 but of course it had existed before even in the very dark ages that we know only from the legends about the brave king Krak and the dragon who used to live under the castle’s hill. So, if you are looking for the stories about knights, monsters and magic you will find them – Krakow is truly magical city. There are even signs of the Celts presence here!
Of course the heart of Krakow beats in its old center. Around the huge Main Square with impressive gothic Saint Marry’s Church, city hall tower and Sukiennice – the old city fair, now full of small souvenir shops. Old town is surrounded by the park which end in the foot of the castle. Wawel Castle – home of Polish kings from the time when Krakow was a capital city. It is definitely worth visiting and only this huge fortress over Vistula river is enough for one day.
Still there ar emany different places you should see. Churches with marvelous stained glasses, astonishing altars, University buildings with museums inside, but still full of students. There is also old Jewish department called “Kazimierz” with individual atmosphere lots of cafés, restaurants and bars. On the other hand Nowa Huta is also worth seeing – district build entirely in the times of communism.
Krakow is also a city od students, art, music and festivals. There is just so a lot of places worth seeing that one article is not enough to count them all. What is also important, Krakow has a fantastic night life with different kinds of clubs and pubs.
In the end, Krakow is also a good point to start trips to Zakopane in the highest Polish mountains which is just 2 hours away, hot springs in the south and also the said testimony of II World War – Auschwitz concentration camp.
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