Poland - Cracow's Historic Centre

"The historic centre of Cracow, the former capital of Poland, is situated at the foot of the Royal Wawel Castle. The 13th-century merchants' town has Europe's largest market square and numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with their magnificent interiors. Further evidence of the town's fascinating history is provided by the remnants of the 14th-century fortifications and the medieval site of Kazimierz with its ancient synagogues in the southern part of town, Jagellonian University and the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland were buried." 

Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Cracow - Cathedral Basilica on Wavel Hill; Main Square, Church of St Adalbart and St Mary's Church; SS Peter and Paul's Church; Cloth Hall; Florianska Street and St Florian's Gate; Barbican. Thanks to YL and family who visited Cracow, Poland. Mailed from Cracow July 11, 2012 and arrived in Penang on July 24, 2012.

Postcard 2
Main Market Square of historic center of Krakow - Cracow. Krakow was a former capital of Poland. The Archbishop of Krakow, Karol Wojtyła, was elevated to the papacy of John Paul II in 1978. Thanks so much to DAO for this second postcard.

Postcard 3
Nice postcard of Krakow (Cracow). Thanks to Sylwia of Poland.

Postcard 4
Night view of Krakow. Thanks to Marcin of Poland.

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