Krakow: 72 hours in Poland’s historic second city

The blue and white flags of Krakow in front of St Mary’s Basilica on the Main Market Square

St Mary’s Basilica

The Collegium Novum (New College) of the Jagiellonian University. Established in 1364, it is Poland’s oldest and most-renowned university

Chicken, potatoes and cauliflower at a restaurant in the Old Town

The Town Hall Tower on the Main Market Square (Rynek Główny)

The Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) which stands at the centre of the Main Market Square

Inside the Cloth Hall

Błonia Park, a large meadow to the west of the historic centre

A model of Wawel Cathedral in front of the real thing, completed in the 11th century. The cathedral stands next to the Wawel Royal Castle

Pod Wawelem restaurant, near to Wawel Royal Castle. The ideal place for seriously large schnitzel and double pints of Tyskie!

St Andrew’s Church in the Old Town, completed in 1098

The Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the Old Town

Retro cameras on sale at a stall in the Old Jewish Quarter (Kazimierz)

Church of St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist in the Old Town

The view of Floriańska Street from the top of St Mary’s Basilica

The view of the Main Market Square from the top of St Mary’s Basilica

The flags of Krakow and the Cloth Hall

More pierogi! This time at Pierogarnia Krakowiacy, on Szewska, just off the Main Square

Artworks for sale in the Old Town

Early evening near St Florian’s Gate

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