10 Amazing Photos From The Streets Of Krakow

It’s one of the toughest challenges for a city to enchant me when I’m in my winter coat – which means cold… that thing I can’t stand. Cold makes me grumpy and I find everything annoying when I’m cold. But I’ve fallen in love with Krakow in spite of the chilly and snowy weather during our March visit. Our favorite chocolaterie on the Main Square might have something to do with that as there’s only one thing that makes cold weather bearable: hot chocolate. But maybe Krakow’s charm is also part of it. Anyway, you decide. Here’s our 10 favorite pictures of Krakow’s Old Town!

How many churches do you see in the following picture? Well, the correct answer is: one! Or not? Wawel Cathedral is an amazing 2 in 1: Gothic church inside a Baroque church.

Krakow’s Old Town: Wawel Castle, Krakow, Poland

One of the Cathedral’s gargoyles:

Krakow’s Old Town: Wawel Cathedral, Krakow, Poland

The statue of Pope Saint John Paul II who was once the bishop of Krakow:

Krakow’s Old Town: Krakow, Poland

Krakow’s Main Square with the famous St Mary Basilica:

Main Square, Krakow, Poland

Another picture-worthy statue on the Main Square:

Krakow’s Old Town: Main Square, Krakow, Poland

The medieval Collegium Maius which is the Jagiellonian University Museum today:

Krakow’s Old Town: Collegium Maius, Krakow, Poland

Barbican, the historic gateway to Krakow’s Old Town:

Krakow’s Old Town: Barbican, Krakow, Poland

And some random shots from the streets of Krakow’s Old Town:

Krakow’s Old Town: Old Town, Krakow, Poland

Krakow’s Old Town: Old Town, Krakow, Poland

Krakow’s Old Town: Krakow, Poland

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