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    Cloth Hall - Sukiennice
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    The Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec
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    Wrocław - Old town
KRAKÓW 4 days
Here you can let yourself to be amazed by greatest number of Polish historical sites listed as UNESCO World Culture and National Heritage Sites. These include Kraków, the pearl of Polish cities, currently the capital of region Małopolska and formerly the royal capital of Poland. Just 10 miles from Kraków lies Wieliczka, a medieval salt mine with unique subterranean passages and chambers decorated with sculptures carved in salt. When in Małopolska, one cannot forget the concentration camp in Oświęcim, known all over the world as Auschwitz - Birkenau.


1st DAY 
Arrival in Kraków, guided short walk via the beautiful streets of Old Town in Kraków and the largest market square – Rynek Główny (in medieval Europe it was the meeting place of Kraków burghers and merchants from all over the Europe), you can meet inhabitants sitting in the gardens of pubs and restaurants of Kraków and hear the Bugle Call, played from the taller tower of St. Mary’s Church every hour to four sides of the world. Entrance to the St. Mary’s Church with one of the largest Gothic altars in Europe which was carved in linden wood by Master Veit Stoss. 
Dinner in the hotel.
 
 2nd DAY 
After breakfast guided tour of Kraków, including entrance to Wawel Castle (The Polish Acropolis. Originally Romanesque, later Gothic, the castle is mostly a Renaissance construction in its present form), Collegium Maius (the oldest preserved building of the Jagiellonian University, founded by The Royal Act at 12th May 1364, dates back to the early 15th century. The museum’s rich collection includes objects related to Nicolas Copernicus, who studied at the Krakow Academy, old Arabian astronomic instruments, including famous early-16th century globe with a representation of America), Collegium Novum and Cloth Hall – Sukiennice. 
In the afternoon trip to one of the most magnificent Benedictine Abbeys of Poland. The trip  will begin at the dock below the Wawel Hill in Krakow . With full steam ahead you will then float to Tyniec. Benedictine Abbey at Tyniec - first it was replaced by a Gothic structure, next by the 16th-century Renaissance one. And the abbey's present Baroque church dates back to the early 17th century. 
Participation in Organ concert in Benedictine Abbey will be unforgettable experience. 
Dinner in the Old Town.

3rd DAY
After breakfast departure for a guided tour in Wieliczka Salt Mine – one of the most ancient mines in the world. It has been operating since the 13th century with no intermissions. In 1978, it was listed as UNESCO World Culture and National Heritage Site. The tourist route open for visitors connects three levels, and reaches 135 meters under the surface. Besides the Tourist Rout, the underground passages and chambers house the Kraków Salt-Works Museum , one of the largest mining-related museums in Europe . 
In the evening sightseeing a Jewish district of Kraków – Kazimierz. At the present Kazimierz is one of the most popular districts of the city thanks to its rich tradition and the atmosphere enabling us to feel the „spirit” of its former inhabitants.Entrance to Remuh Synagogue, one of the few left in Cracow. It couldn't have held more than eighty or ninety people, but then there aren't that many Jews left in the city. Before the war, there had been as many as 70,000. Between 200 and 300 remained. On the synagogue grounds is an ancient and historic cemetery. 
Dinner in Kazimierz district with the concert of Klezmer music.

4th DAY
After breakfast - departure.

 








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