Hotel Fortuna Bis

ul. Pilsudskiego 25, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-110, Poland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $76.00
 

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Last day in Krakow

A travel blog entry by ericandrod

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... full circle. I took about 2 hours, taking pictures, stopping for coffee, etc.

First, St-Florian's gate, a Gothic tower built in the 14th century. It served as the main entry point of Old Town. It was erected a part of a network of fortifications to protect the city against Turkish attacks.

The Barbikan, is a circular building built in the 15th century, also as a fortification outpost. I read that a bridge used to connect, ...

Monday Morning City Walk

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152

3

... to the castle is that it was built above a cave that housed a giant dragon that would eat young women in the town. One day, a shoemaker came into town and told the king that he would slay the dragon if he could marry the king’s daughter. When the king agreed, the shoemaker when to work, constructing a fake sheep out of a large block of sulfur. The sheep was placed in front of the dragon’s cave, and of course, he ...

Day 14: Krakow (Auschwitz)

A travel blog entry by travelbutton

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Got up super early again today to catch a very slow train for 60kms over 2 hours to Auschwitz in order to get there well before 10am. That meant we could wander around at our own pace as after 10 you have to go on a guided tour to get in. We were there for about 3 hours reading all of the info which got more horrible each room we moved to. No wonder my great uncle Joe left Poland! After Auschwitz I ...

Going underground for salt

A travel blog entry by word-a-day

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... was highly recommended in our Lonely Planet guide book so I decided I had to see it and I wasn’t disappointed. The museum is about the invasion of Poland in 1939 and the people who formed an underground army which included their own hierarchy, propaganda center and press. I also learnt that the British and French had abandoned Poland when Germany invaded despite declaring war on Germany 2 days after it invaded. They had ...

Day 19: Classic rhapsody 2

A travel blog entry by sarah_rossie

... many are still around and they don't realise they are made of the hair of dead Jews... There were also glass cases of adult and children shoes, spectacles, and there was a huge case of bags. On the case the prisoners wrote their name and town and when they were killed then checked for valuables, the SS wrote exterminated and the date. After that we walked around some more. It doesn't overly evil only because the buildings are clean and there is lots of grass. ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Piasek Po?udnie area of Krakow, is near Old Town, Church of the Virgin Mary (Kosciol Mariacki), Old Market Square, and Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius.
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