DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cracow, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 075667087X
  • ISBN-13: 9780756670870
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Cracow is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities - a long hidden gem that is now established as a bustling Central European vacation destination. This DK EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE: CRACOW will help you find your way through cobbled alleys and discover the perfect pierogi. Our highly visual guidebook will help to make your trip hassle-free and pleasurable, and will serve as a souvenir long after your holiday is over. Over 650 photographs, maps & illustrations; four "Great Days Out in Cracow" cutaways and floorplans of all the major sights; 3-D aerial views of Cracow's most interesting districts; enlarged and enhanced street finder mapping; and three specially-devised walking tours.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: How to Use this Guide.
2: Introducing Cracow.
3: Four Great Days in Cracow.
4: Putting Cracow on the Map.
5: The History of Cracow.
6: Cracow at a Glance.
7: Cracow Through the Year.
8: Cracow Area By Area.
9: Wawel Hill.
10: OkÓŁ and Stradom Quarters.
11: Old Quarter.
12: Kazimierz Quarter.
13: Wesoła, Kleparz and Biskupie.
14: Piasek and Nowy Świat.
15: Further Afield.
16: Three Guided Walks.
17: Travellers’ Needs.
18: Where to Stay.
19: Restaurants, Cafés and Bars.
20: Shops and Markets.
21: Entertainment in Cracow.
22: Survival Guide.
23: Practical Information.
24: Getting to Cracow.
25: Getting Around Cracow.
26: Street Finder.
General Index.
Phrase Book.