Discover Krakow - former capital of Poland - quickly and comfortably in an eco-friendly electric car. Great alternative for a walking tour. Learn about the city’s most important landmarks and its history. Discover the top things to see in Krakow and find out what makes this city truly worth visiting. Take advantage of ending the Krakow city tour at the famous Schindler's Factory or returning to the starting point.
The Phenomenon of Krakow's Nativity Scenes on a Global Scale
What are Krakow's Nativity Scenes?
Krakow's Nativity Scenes, or "Szopki Krakowskie," are unique, multi-leveled, and richly decorated structures combining elements of Krakow's historic architecture with Christmas scenery. They represent both traditional Christmas motifs and the rich history of Krakow.
Nativity Scenes as a Commentary on Society and Culture
These nativity scenes often reference current events and comment on reality. They serve not only as artistic works but also as a medium for social communication, reflecting historical figures, significant events, and contemporary social and political issues.
A Record-Breaking Year for Krakow's Nativity Scenes
In 2023, the Krakow Nativity Scene Contest broke records with over 230 submissions, demonstrating growing interest and recognition.
UNESCO Recognition and International Acclaim
The tradition of creating Krakow's Nativity Scenes was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, highlighting its cultural and artistic significance.
The Phenomenon of Krakow's Nativity Scene
The Krakow Nativity Scene is a unique blend of tradition and modernity, local heritage, and universal Christmas motifs, making it unique on a global scale.Wstecz
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Book tickets in advance for Schindler's Factory - one of best museums in Krakow, to enjoy the convenience of skip-the-line entry. This allows for a hassle-free touring experience, avoiding the possibility of sold-out tickets and long wait times for entry. Plan your visiti in Oskar Schindler's factory today!
Visit the Schindler's Factory Museum with a professional guide and learn about Krakow's history under Nazi occupation. This tour provides not only insights into the story made famous by the movie Schindler's List but also offers a wider perspective on Krakow during the 1939-1945 occupation, life in the ghetto, and the Holocaust, enriched by the guide's commentary. Experience installations depicting the various emotions, evoking a deep understanding of this period.
A day full of adrenaline at the shooting range in Krakow! We offer three exciting weapon and ammunition packages to choose from. Under the guidance of an experienced instructor, you'll have the opportunity to feel the thrill of shooting. Choose your package and immerse yourself in an unforgettable shooting adventure!