Collected by Katie
Sienna 12, 31-041 Kraków, Poland
A five-minute walk from the main market square and you’re at Kogel Mogel, a cozy, velvet-curtained spot for traditional Polish cuisine. On the cheeky menu, printed to look like a Communist newspaper, watch out for the pierogies and the house...
pl. Wszystkich Świętych 5, 31-004 Kraków, Poland
The interior of this church is stunning, the exact opposite of what you’d be led to believe if you simply glanced at the simple brick exterior. The interior features art nouveau inspired designs of flowers, geometric shapes, and interesting floral...
Miodowa 25, 31-055 Kraków, Poland
Traditional polish dining with a refined touch, the meal and service at Sasiedzi were EXCEPTIONAL! Our server, Robert was exuberant, thoughtful and efficient. Traditional polish white sausage soup, borscht and pierogis were culinary highlights -...
Lipowa 4, 30-702 Kraków, Poland
Located in the former administrative building of the famous Oskar Schindler’s Factory is a branch of Kraków’s Historical Museum, which tells the story of the city under Nazi occupation from 1939 to 1945. The museum ignites...
Kazimierz, 30-001 Kraków, Poland
Founded as a separate city by King Kazimierz the Great in 1335, Kazimierz became home to a growing Jewish population in the late 15th century, as Jews fled persecution in Western Europe and were welcomed by Polish kings. Today, the district is one...
Nowogrodzka 22, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland
This cozy pub in the center of Warsaw has comfy banquettes and a wide selection of beers on tap, with an emphasis on those from craft breweries. The bar also offers mixed drinks and wine in addition to a generous early evening happy hour.
Łazienki Królewskie, al. Ujazdowskie, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland
Chopin concerts are a summer tradition at Royal Lazienki Park in Warsaw. Great pianists have performed beneath the Polish composer's monument every year since 1953 (Christina Biørkøe is featured in the photo). The performances run from May through...
plac Mariacki 5, 31-042 Kraków, Poland
St. Mary's Basilica is Krakow's most iconic church, occupying a prominent spot in the northeast corner of the main square. The main structure dates back to the 14th century and its two towers are distinctly asymmetrical, with one doubling up as...
Więźniów Oświęcimia 20, 32-603 Oświęcim, Poland
While unspeakably sad and heart-rending, a visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is an important one. Located in the small town of Oświęcim (better known by its German name, Auschwitz, as this area of Poland was part of the Third...
Krakow was home to a thriving Jewish community in the early 20th century. Although the vast majority of the Jewish population was murdered in the Holocaust, the Jewish heritage of the city lives on. The Jewish Community Center in Kazimierz holds...
Szczepańska 5, 31-009 Kraków, Poland
As the number of bars in Krakow has gradually increased, the spots from which to enjoy a sunset drink have also expanded. One of the most glamorous spots is the Sky Bar on the roof of the Hotel Stary, overlooking the main square. Order a cocktail...
Bonerowska 14, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
Perogies are Poland's national dish. Made with unleavened dough and stuffed with endless fillings, they satisfy a variety of cravings. The most popular stuffing involves cabbage and sauerkraut, mushrooms, cheese and potato. Established in the 13th...
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