We bet that if you have ever travelled the world or investigated various countries with your phone, have taken geography and history quizzes in middle school or followed some blog of Instagram-adventurers you know that most countries have two capitals: the actual and the cultural one. Not officially, however every citizen knows about them and has a strong preference. There is a reasoning behind this occurrences though, most of the so-called nowadays “cultural capitals” were once official capitals of their countries. And Krakow is no exception.
Even though, according to the history of Poland, Krakow stopped being the capital in 1795, it still is a beautiful city that hides countless precious and capturing treasures for you to discover. And it can indeed still be considered the artistic capital of Poland. One of our authors, the one that developed this amazing quest we are dedicating this post to, invites you to take a breath-taking adventure to see the true charm of Krakow. This quest will make you live through unforgettable emotions. It will make you listen closely, sometimes holding your breath from excitement or even fear. There will be many things to keep you busy and on the edge, you will hear fascinating facts, mysteries and even personal stories that may make you tear up. Your eyes will run wild exploring incredible architecture, clinging from Gothic dark academy walls to sophisticated roundish Renaissance roofs. And not to even start on the embarrassment of riches of the Baroque side of Krakow. Trust us, the amount of hours one can spend staring at all those crazy detailed fasades is countless. You will not only look, listen, and feel, but also taste. The author of the quest is thoughtful to provide you with astonishing places to try some old traditional Polish dishes.
You will also see the most vivid and lively corners of the city, if you are lucky enough, you could even make friends with some street performers. Explore the recommended museums that are also a part of the quest, bring your new-gained knowledge in and answer the questions! We believe in you, have a great trip!