St. Mary's Basilica, Krakow, Poland
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Kraków is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River (Polish: Wisła) in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century. - Wikipedia

Kraków, the capital of Małopolska region, is the second largest city in Poland, home to more than 700,000 people. As a former capital of Poland, Kraków is a treasure trove of historical landmarks and architectural wonders. Its historic center is one of the most outstanding examples of European urban planning, characterised by harmonious development and accumulation of features representing all architectural styles from early Romanesque to Modernist periods.

Events

July 2-12 41th Session of the World Heritage Committee

http://ethicsandtourism-krakow.org

Wikipedia

Kraków
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wawel

Transportation

Access to Krakow

The city of Krakow is located in southern Poland, almost 300 km south from Warsaw.
Several airlines operate direct flights (some daily) from major European airports to John Paul II International Airport in Krakow. Participants can also choose to fly to nearby airports such as:
which are well connected to Krakow by railway. external image PKP_Intercity-300x135.png

Krakow Airport is the largest regional airport in Poland. The operational area of the airport covers south-eastern Poland inhabited by around 7.9 million people within a 100 km range. The airport is situated about 11 km west of Krakow’s centre. The journey to the city centre takes approximately 17 minutes by train. Additionally, Krakow Airport is served by two regular bus lines: 208 and 252, and one night line: 902. For more information, please visit the airport website: http://www.krakowairport.pl/en/.

Graphics

The Geotaggers' World Atlas #78: Krakow

Photos

UNESCO World Heritage Site Krakow

Kraków

Poland-01761 - Wawel Cathedral

Poland-01798 - Flowers