wtorek, 23 czerwca 2015

Krakow Techniques Route

This is the first in Poland's industrial heritage trail which includes objects related to the fields of industry, transport, electricity and gas, fire protection and prevention. As part of the tour, we will visit the 16 facilities that are located in the city center. They stand out in terms of architectural and historical interest. Their founded in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries according to the most outstanding Polish architects projects of that period.

czwartek, 18 czerwca 2015


Zabłocie is a very interesting district of Krakow, located in the Podgórze district. Why interesting? Because only a few years has gained fame and popularity and is called the "new attraction" of Krakow.

In the past, Zabłocie constituted an industrial suburb of Podgórze, in which created a lot of smaller and bigger factories. By the end of the PRL (Polish People's Republic) produced there cosmetics, glass, electronic products, matches and sweets. Today, we can see only remaining industrial built-old, shabby buildings. For sure?

Currently, Zabłocie is considered one of the fastest growing areas of Krakow. From the remaining parts of the city connects them Kotlarski bridge, so we can communicate in this part of town. For several years running there new educational center - Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University and since 1992 also work here Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design.

piątek, 12 czerwca 2015

Forum Hotel

At the entrance on the south side of the city, right on the banks of the Vistula is characteristic building of the Forum Hotel. Building of the hotel began in 1978 and lasted 10 years. Insiders of architecture thought that this object is the nicer hotels in Europe.

As for those times - it was one of the most modern buildings in Krakow - held up to 278 rooms and 15 suites, restaurants, a grill bar and a drink bar. At the hotel was a 2-level parking, swimming pool, sauna, solarium and wellness studio. There were a full sports complex, including tennis courts, mini-golf, as well as typical and service points: boutique, souvenir shop, travel agency, laundry, florist, currency exchange, kiosk, perfumery, childcare center and a casino. In addition, the building was as much as 6 conference rooms, where in addition organized events.

środa, 3 czerwca 2015

Bikes in Krakow

Krakow is one of those cities in Poland, where public transportation is on a very high level. Communication lines are planned so that the movement, even around the remote parts of the city, is not a problem. In addition to well-functioning bus and tram connections, the city government came up with another idea. They were launched City Bicycles available practically to all residents!

How to use city rental? It's vary simple! All bicycle stations are located at such a distance, that the ride from one to the other doesn't take more than 20 minutes. To use the bicycles, you must first register on the website, enter your details and phone number. Then you must fund your account with 10 zł. Then, you only need to go to the station, enter the terminal your phone number, number of bike, which you want to rent and a special code that you will receive during registration. Do You see how simple it is?