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Top places to photograph in Krakow

These are the very best Krakow Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Krakow!

St. Mary's Basilica Interior

St. Mary's Basilica (Bazylika Mariacka) has one of the most impressive interiors of all churches of Krakow. It is well worth visiting for architecture and interior photography lovers.

Photography inside is allowed, but you need to purchase a special sticker (cheap) in order to use your camera inside. The place is usually crowded, especially when the main altar is opened for display.

No tripods are allowed so it pays to visit on bright day to have enough light for handheld photography.
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Wieliczka Salt Mine

The Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the oldest salt mines and listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.
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Wawel Castle & Cathedral

The Wawel castle hill has much to offer to photographers. Together with the cathedral, the castle is a real historical and cultural treasure.
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Franciscan Church

The Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow) in Krakow is famous for its amazing interior. The church is well known for stained-glass windows and murals by Stanisław Wyspiański.
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St. Mary's Basilica from Sukiennice

This is Krakow's most iconic shot. The arches of the Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) are great for framing the St. Mary's Basilica.
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St. Mary's Basilica from Cafe Szał

Cafe Szał is located on a southeastern terrace of the Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) in Krakow
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Barbakan

Barbakan is defense gateway from 15th century, once linked to the city walls, now part of the city's Historical Museum.
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St. Mary's Basilica from Floriańska Street

Floriańska is a busy pedestrian street in Krakow old town that offers nice view on St. Mary's Basilica.
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Auschwitz II-Birkenau

Auschwitz was the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers. Over 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives here.

This is the second camp at Birkenau where the famous train station is.
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Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Auschwitz was the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers. Over 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives here.

This is the original camp, a smaller than the second Auschwitz II-Birkenau.
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