Explore Kraków’s rich royal heritage, astonishing architecture and dynamic street life with this new explorer’s guide. Legendary churches and mysterious monasteries, novel art spaces and industrial remains, colorful customs and candlelit cellars. Where is the city’s prettiest street? Was there a dragon beneath Wawel Hill? Where was Schindler’s List filmed? Venture beneath Europe’s biggest medieval marketplace, wander around a Communist-era steelworkers’ town, and climb mysterious mounds in the suburbs. The author also visits a stained glass workshop, a paradise for pinball machine players, and Poland’s oldest university
Duncan J. D. Smith is a travel writer, historian and photographer. In his groundbreaking “Only In” guides he reveals cities from unique and hidden perspectives. He has traveled across four continents and described his experiences in books, magazines, and online. Born in Sheffield, England in 1960, he studied history and archaeology at university, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.