Top 4 Places to visit in Kraków

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Kraków

Kraków is a part of Poland and famed for the history it holds. The city played a huge role during the Nazi regime and still has a well-preserved Jewish quarter. If you’re going to visit the city then here are a few places to see – some of which are of great historical importance.

1. Auschwitz-Birkenau http://auschwitz.org/en/visiting/

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A former Nazi concentration camp where many innocent people were tortured, laboured, starved and killed. The tour of the camp shows the real belongings of those who died – a touching experience. Photos of the imprisoned line the walls of the halls and give the place a haunting feeling.

Note beware: Some may find the information distressing or upsetting. Please be respectful throughout your time at the camp.

2. Main Market Square https://www.myguidekrakow.com/things-to-do/krakow-old-town-and-main-square 

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A wonderful place to sit down, relax and watch the world go buy. The square is lined with artists displaying their artwork of the city – in truly beautiful and different styles.

3. Walking Tour https://www.freetour.com/krakow 

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One of the best ways to see a city is to go on a tour. Kraków offers free walking tour of their city, providing historical information and the opportunity to see incredible sights.

4.Schindler’s Factory https://www.inyourpocket.com/krakow/schindlers-factory_32572v 

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Schindler is famously known as a Nazi who secretly saved over 1,000 Jewish lives but bribing and lying. he protected them from death and has been honoured for his acts.

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