One of Kraków’s most beloved and talented sons is the focus of this museum. A key figure of the Młoda Polska (Young Poland) movement,...
Palace of Fine Arts
The centrepiece of the Art Nouveau Plac Szczepański is this elaborate edifice on its west side. An incredible frieze circles the...
The palace at the corner of the Rynek Główny is the headquarters of the History of Kraków Museum . Once an aristocratic town house, the...
Not for serious clubbers (you know who you are), this complex, with a large bar in a covered courtyard and the rather chichi Light Box...
Restauracja Pod Gruszką
A favourite haunt of writers and artists, this upstairs establishment is the eatery that time forgot, with its elaborate old-fashioned...
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Lonely Planet review
This is the city’s best-known theatre company and has attracted the cream of its actors. To overcome the language barrier, pick a Shakespeare play you know well from the repertoire, and take in the distinctive Polish interpretation. The box office is off Plac Szczepański.