Outside Krakow

Krakow most visited attractions are not to be found within the city borders of Krakow, but outside. The most famous is located in the area of Oświęcim which was renamed to its world known German name, Auschwitz. There are debates on how many people really died in Auschwitz and figures vary between 1 and 3 million people. We can know for call Auschwitz a cruel and horrifying place.

It is in any case worth a visit, just to be sure that we will never forget what happened there, and that we will never let such a thing happen again!

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A much brighter place
Another place with a much lighter atmosphere is the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Wieliczka is within the Krakow metropolitan area and it is a major tourist attraction with more than 1 million tourists visiting every year.

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