Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Krakow

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Krakow is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Krakow a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Krakow.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Krakow:

  1. Church Of St. Francis Of Assisi

    #1 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Church Of St. Francis Of Assisi

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: pl. Wszystkich Świętych 5, 31-004 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This Roman Catholic church has a lot to recommend it. It was built in the 13th century, but it’s not certain by whom. For hundreds of years, on Good Friday, the Brothers of the Archconfraternity...Read more

  2. Corpus Christi Church

    #2 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Corpus Christi Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Bożego Ciała 26, 30-001 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This 1335 church Gothic church was commissioned by King Casimir III the Great. It’s said that after a theft, a miraculous light revealed the location of the church treasure box nearby, where the...Read more

  3. Sanktuarium Bozego Milosierdzia

    #3 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Sanktuarium Bozego Milosierdzia

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Siostry Faustyny 3, 30-420 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This Roman Catholic basilica is strikingly unlike the grandly baroque churches you’d expect in Krakow. In fact, the church was completed only in 2002, built on the site of an older Gothic. Despi...Read more

  4. Saints Peter And Paul Church

    #4 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Saints Peter And Paul Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Grodzka 52A, 30-001 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This Roman Catholic Polish-style Baroque church, one of the largest in the city, was completed in 1619. It was designed by Giovanni Maria Bernardoni and Józef Britius. In the early nineteenth c...Read more

  5. Holy Trinity Church

    #5 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
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    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Stolarska 12, 31-043 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Dominicans came to Krakow in 1222, and this church was constructed a few decades later. It also received additions over the next few centuries, all of which was burned down in 1850. Rebuilt after ...Read more

  6. Opactwo Benedyktynow W Tyncu

    #6 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Opactwo Benedyktynow W Tyncu

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Bielańsko-Tyniecki Landscape Park, Benedyktyńska 37, 30-001 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    King Casimir the Restorer founded the abbey in 1044, about 12 kilometers south of Krakow. It rises on a limestone cliff above the Vistula River, a majestic structure of wide walls and red roofs. Despi...Read more

  7. Kosciol Sw. Bernardyna Ze Sieny

    #7 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Kosciol Sw. Bernardyna Ze Sieny

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Bernardyńska 2, 33-332 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Very few people are aware that this unassuming church at the foot of Wavel Hill is the origin of the brotherhood known as the Brownfriars. These monks are followers of Franciscan St. John of Capistran...Read more

  8. Kosciol Swietego Wojciecha

    #8 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Kosciol Swietego Wojciecha

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: plac Mariacki, 31-042 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is one of the oldest stone churches in the country, built in the 11th century. Compared to the other churches in the city, this one is tiny. St. Adalbert was killed in Prussia, and his body was b...Read more

  9. Teatr Im Juliusza Slowackiego

    #9 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Teatr Im Juliusza Slowackiego

    Tags: Theatre, Architecture

    Address: plac Świętego Ducha 1, 30-001 Kraków, Poland

    This gorgeous theater constructed in 1893 is worth checking out just for its beautiful Baroque architecture. Named after Polish poet Juliusz Slowacki and designed by Jan Zawiejski, it was constructed ...Read more

  10. Church Of St. Anne

    #10 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Church Of St. Anne

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: św. Anny 11, 30-962 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The first church constructed on the site, founded by professors of the Jagiellonian University, was a Gothic building, destroyed by a fire later on. The second church was constructed in Baroque style ...Read more

  11. Skalka

    #11 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Skalka

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Skałeczna 15, 31-065 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel and St. Stanislaus Bishop, the church overlooks the location where the latter was killed by order of Polish King Boleslaw II the Bold. St. Stanislaus died in 107...Read more

  12. Church Of St. Joseph

    #12 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Church Of St. Joseph

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Zamoyskiego 2, 30-523 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Constructed in 1909 this Roman Catholic of Gothic Revival Church is one of the largest in the city of Krakow, and certainly the largest in this district. From the outside, it looks like a fairy-tale. ...Read more

  13. Standbeeld Van De Hond Dzok

    #13 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Standbeeld Van De Hond Dzok

    Tags: Sculpture

    Address: Koletek 20, 31-069 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At the foot of Wavel hill, in the patch of land between the hill and the Vistula river, there is a narrow but pleasant parkland. Here, an amusing sculpture has been installed. It’s of a dog bein...Read more

  14. Sanktuarium Swietego Jana Pawla II

    #14 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    Sanktuarium Swietego Jana Pawla II

    Tags: Church

    Address: Totus Tuus 32, 30-610 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    It is worth heading out of the center of Krakow and down south to this church. Consecrated in 2013, it is a striking and regal looking building with two distinct halves - the lower relic church and th...Read more

  15. St. Florian's Church

    #15 of 67 Art and Cultural Attractions in Krakow
    St. Florian's Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Warszawska 1b, 31-155 Kraków, Poland

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    St. Florian is Poland's patron saint of firefighters and chimney sweeps. Interestingly, the saint has no real historical role in Poland. The city needed a patron saint and that's why the relics of the...Read more

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