The gem or else the ever-present Queen of Poland, as it has been described∙
Not a few times visitors who traveled to Poland and more specifically to Krakow, returned enchanted and with the best impressions. One of the largest administrative and commercial centers in central Europe, Krakow is a city where arts and crafts flourished, while the culture of the East and West blended and thus, is a dynamic European metropolis with youth culture.
The importance of the city, which was founded in 1257 and was once the capital of Poland, is evidenced by its urban layout, its numerous churches, and monasteries, imposing public buildings, the ruins of medieval city walls, its palaces, and mansions, which are designed and built by prominent architects and craftsmen. In the city are located many monuments of different eras, preserved in their original form and with their original assemblies.
The historical center of Krakow combines a variety of colors, culture, religion, education, cobbled alleys for guided tours and walks. In addition, museums of historical importance and value are located in this complex, as are many monuments and statues of notable personalities. In the center of this place, cultural events are held dedicated to celebrations and anniversaries of important events. A traveler with his visit, beyond the beauties of the country he will see, will be able to combine with his stay the enjoyment of Polish tastes and habits. The castle of Wawel, the Temple of the Basilica of the Virgin Mary, the palace, all these elements testify to the history and culture of both the country and the city, as well as the influences that it received from neighboring countries over the years.
The Old Town is a true masterpiece of architecture and great historical monuments and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and the country’s cultural tourism in recent years has developed and achieved both in the part of learning Polish culture and in the country’s economy (economic diplomacy).
Both Krakow and more broadly Poland, is a country that” exports ” culture and local authorities highlight, project and evolve this wealth. Krakow is an extroverted city, it ” marries “the classic with the modern element and justly bears the title of” spiritual capital “of the country and” Queen ” of Poland. It also manages to carry out and strengthen the ties of diplomatic relations with other cultural cities in Europe, thereby contributing to City diplomacy. Krakow is a vibrant city, with a pulse and tensions, a city that impresses and enchants, a city that adorns Europe.