Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1978
Size of heritage: 150 ha
- Buffer zone: 1,057 ha
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.
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Hotels and places to stay
Friendhouse Apartments Train Station
Royal Town Pilsudskiego
Vienna House Easy Cracow
Royal Town Apartments
Apartament Nearto Old Town NOVUM
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Large airport - 8 mi (13 km) Nowy Targ Airport
Small airport - 42 mi (68 km) Bielsko-Bialo Kaniow Airfield
Small airport - 43 mi (69 km) Katowice International Airport
Medium airport - 48 mi (78 km) Gliwice Glider Airport
Small airport - 59 mi (95 km) Częstochowa-Rudniki
Small airport - 66 mi (106 km) Žilina Airport
Medium airport - 83 mi (135 km) Sliač Airport
Medium airport - 105 mi (170 km) Warsaw Chopin Airport
Large airport - 151 mi (244 km) M. R. Štefánik Airport
Large airport - 181 mi (291 km) Budapest Listz Ferenc Internationall Airport
Large airport - 184 mi (297 km) Vienna International Airport
Large airport - 204 mi (329 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Swiatniki Gorne
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Borek Falecki
- Lagiewniki-Borek Falecki
- Nowe Piaski
- Piaski Wielkie
- Podgorze Duchackie
- Pradnik Czerwony
- Stare Miasto
- Wola Duchacka