Rynek Główny 35, Kraków

Tombstones of many Polish kings, national heroes and poets of the Romantic period. The showpiece of the church interiors is the Renaissance Sigismund Chapel. At the western edge of the hill is the entrance to the Dragon’s Cave, where the legendary Wawel Dragon lived.heart of the city. The Royal Way continues along Grodzka Street passing a number of historical buildings and enters Kanoniczna Street, the most picturesque street in Cracow, leading to Wawel Hill, the former residence of Polish kings.

The Historical Museum of Cracow. Part of the museum is housed in the Krzysztofory Palace (Rynek Główny 35) and contains the oldest city panorama; another part is the Jewish Museum in the Old Synagogue (ul. Szeroka 24), illustrating the history of Cracovian Jewry. Cracow has also a range of classiest theatres, like the Stary Theatre (ul. Jagiellońska 1) and the Słowackiego Theatre (ul. Św. Ducha 1). The latter often holding classical music concerts and ballet performances. The famous stage manager Tadeusz Kantor used to work at the theatre Cricot- 2, part of which is now occupied by a display dedicated to the artist. The fame of National Philharmonic named after Karol Szymanowski extends far beyond the country’s borders with its performances often conducted by the best-known Polish contemporary composer Krzysztof Penderecki. Important cultural events happen in Cracow almost throughout the year. For example Ballet Spring, Summer Jazz Days Festival in July, Music in Old Cracow (second half of August), Jewish Culture Festival (end of June), and the competition of Christmas cribs in December.