Poland is not only a cultural mecca of Europe, it is also a country rich in architecture, dramatic stories, and home to an irresistibly attractive people. Tourism has been thriving and people are discovering hidden treasures previously known only to Poles; treasures that extend from the beautiful Tatra Mountains and its Renaissance architecture that blends with the present.
During your visit to Poland, you will need to plan to see what you want to see, as you will have long tours to do. Book in advance. One of the first places you should visit is Krakow. This part of Poland has a lot to offer its visitors. In 2000, named (for the second time) European City of Culture. In the Old City, you will find the Market Square and in the center of the square, you will find the Cloth Hall (Sukiennice).
It was originally the shopping center , and today it is still a bustling market with stalls selling pieces of Polish art, wood carvings, tapestries, etc. Once you leave the Lonja, you should observe the architecture of the area that is characterized by being very eclectic and has mixes ranging from the Renaissance to Art Deco .
Take your time to enter any of the many museums in the city. The Czartoryski museum, for example, will show you an impressive collection of paintings by Polish and eastern artists from 1200 to 1800. Don’t forget to visit the Jewish museum, located inside the old Synagogue (the oldest Jewish building old country).