Poland: Krakow

Krakow is an historical city with cobbled street bursting with colour and culture. Kraków was the official capital of Poland until 1596 and has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, economic, cultural and artistic life. Cited as one of Europe's most beautiful cities, its Old Town with Wawel Royal Castle was declared the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world.

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Vodka! For many, it’s better than the Russian one. Widely consumed in Poland, the national drink is a must-served on every Polish wedding or a birthday party. Former Pope John Paul II was Polish and the first non-Italian Pope to serve. The Wielickza Salt Mines includes rock salt chandeliers in the chapel. Auschwitz is a silent monument to remind the world of the Holocaust.

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