Kraków: Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art in the Sukiennice
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Enjoy a truly unique art experience with a visit to the Sukiennice - a gallery that holds the largest permanent exhibition of 19th-century Polish paintings and sculptures, spread amongst four grand rooms. This spectacular building houses rooms to meet all your artistic needs: The Bacciarelli Room, The Enlightement, The Michałowski Room and a room for Romanticism. The building also offers plenty for lovers of National art with the Siemiradzki Room and a dedicated room for fans of Realism, Polish Impressionism and the beginnings of Symbolism. Experience a current collection at the Sukiennice which comprises of gifts from collectors, artists and their families. After your tour of the different rooms you can visit the cafe whilst admiring the view of the main square.
Meet your guide to start a private tour of Krakow's best highlights. Start by exploring Nowa Huta, and admire the massive blocks of communist-era apartment blocks. See Central Square in the middle of this section of the city designed according to the ideals of socialist architecture. You'll also discover where Lenin used to take regular walks. Next, explore Kosciuszko’s Mound. From the top of the hill, you will see a beautiful panorama of Krakow. Stroll through an exhibition telling the secrets of this well-known fort. Hear about important periods in the history of Poland. Continue following the guide to reach Wawel Hill. Listen to stories about Polish kings during medieval times. Admire the royal residence of the Wawel Castle. Go inside Wawel Cathedral, where the kings of Poland were crowned and laid to rest. Visit the Old Town, where your guide will show you around the huge Market S...
Experience Krakow by electric car, available all year round. The electric cars are suitable for all types of weather, and are equipped with audio guide in 16 languages. Your tour will cover all of the most important sights in each district, and with an audio guide you will learn about Krakow's history and tradition. The itinerary is flexible, allowing you to adjust the tour to your needs. Throughout your tour, you will pass through and explore both Krakow Old Town and the Jewish Quarter (the former Ghetto). You can visit one or several districts, and mix them according to your interests. You can also list the sights you are particularly interested in beforehand to be sure that you visit them during your tour. A Krakow tour by electric car let's you see as much as possible, whilst also avoiding the tourist crowds. This offer includes not only a private tour with an electric car, but als...
Spend the first part of the day in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous symbol of Nazi domination in Europe, and the largest extermination and concentration camp ever built on the old continent. Visit prison blocks, the Wall of Death, gas chambers, a crematorium and a vast camp area. Realize how thoroughly and carefully the Third Reich planned the complete extermination of European Jews, Poles, the Romani people, and Soviet Prisoners of War. After an emotionally exhausting visit, go for lunch in a nearby town and after a short drive, reach Krakow. Breathe the history in the second largest city in Poland and one of its most important, scientific and cultural centers. Observe the original medieval street layout, impressive buildings and soaring gothic church towers of Krakow, a symbol of Poland's power and wealth at the time when it was ruled by kings.
Head to Krakow for the day with a private guided tour. Tailor your trip with a choice of transportation by either train or car from Warsaw. Whatever your choice, enjoy comfortable transportation, a private local guide, great sights, and incredible stories. Tour round the Old Town first with your guide, where you will encounter sites such as the Krakow Barbican, St. Florian’s Gate, andCloth Hall. At St. Mary’s Basilica, follow the Royal Route that Polish monarchs used to tread and see the magnificent Wawel Hill. Walk around courtyard as you find out the history behind the cathedral. Enter to see the site of historical Polish coronations, and burial place for many famous figures. Next up is a different period of history in the Kazimierz District, previously a Jewish neighborhood. Visit the Tempel Synagogue and admire its architecture as you listen to tales of former local community. B...
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I freshened up the pictures I had seen for a long time. I've been here many times. In my youth, the gallery was more extensive, but that was enough. And the magic of Krakow is undeniable. In addition, the weather was good. Best regards.
For art lovers, I recommend it. Average for those completely not interested in painting.