Wondering what to do in Krakow? Visit Wawel Hill, home to the royal castle and stunning Gothic cathedral; explore Jewish history in Kazimierz and Podgórze, the inspiration for much of Spielberg's Schindler's List; or tuck into a plate heaped with pierogi in one of the city's milk bars.
Beyond the city, venture into the intriguing underground world of the Wieliczka Salt Mines, or spend the day in quiet contemplation at the emotive Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps. Whatever you do, the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Krakow helps you to uncover the incredible history and exciting cultural life of this captivating city. Packed with fantastic photographs, illustrations, and maps, plus detailed descriptions and useful advice, this unbeatable guide is the perfect travel companion.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Krakow truly shows you this city as no one else can.
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