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Rakowice Destination Guide

Delve into Rakowice in Poland

Rakowice in the region of Lesser Poland Voivodeship is located in Poland - some 155 mi or ( 249 km ) South of Warsaw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Rakowice is now 03:15 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Warsaw " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Oradea, Cluj-Napoca, Wieliczka, Warsaw, and Slomniki. While being here, you might want to check out Oradea . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Rakowice ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Kraków: Poland's Cultural Capital

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Kraków emerged from WWII virtually unscathed. As a result, today the city is Poland's leading tourist attraction, with plenty of top notch sights. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV se ..

The Jews of Krakow

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A trip to Krakow is not complete without a tour of the Jewish quarter of Kazimierz and the neighbouring district of Podgorze, location of the infamous Krakow Ghetto. Oscar Schindler's factory - a shor ..

Kraków, Poland: Countryside and the Wieliczka Salt Mine

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After eight centuries of producing salt, the remarkable Wieliczka Salt Mine is busy not with miners, but with tourists. They come to see the sculptures, 20 chapels, and enormous church, all carved out ..

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Polish Aviation Museum

Polish Aviation Museum (Polish: Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego w Krakowie) is a large museum of old aircraft and aircraft engines in Kraków, Poland. It is located at the site of the no-longer functional Kraków-Rakowice-Czyżyny Airport. This airfield, established by Austria-Hungary in 1912, is one of the oldest in the world. The museum opened in 1964, after the airfield closed in 1963. The collection consists of over 200 aircraft as of 2005.

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Located at 50.08 19.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Aerospace museums, Aviation in Poland, Museums in Kraków, Registered museums in Poland, Transport museums in Poland

Kraków-Rakowice-Czyżyny Airport

Kraków-Rakowice-Czyżyny Airport is a disused airport in Kraków, Poland, one of the oldest permanent airfields in Europe, open for occasional traffic by certain types of aircraft. A portion of it is now the site of the Polish Aviation Museum with a 720-metre long and 60-metre wide segment of the original concrete runway restored for use by the museum for light planes (to 7,500 kg) and helicopters.

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Located at 50.08 20.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Airports in Poland, Buildings and structures in Kraków, Visitor attractions in Kraków

Rakowicki Cemetery

Rakowicki Cemetery is one of the best known cemeteries of Poland, located in the centre of Kraków. It lies within the Administrative District No. 1 Stare Miasto meaning "Old Town" – not to be confused with the historic Kraków Old Town further west. Founded at the beginning of the 19th century (during the times of Austria-Hungary), the cemetery was expanded several times and at present, covers an area of about 42 hectares. It is the resting place of many notable people of Kraków.

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Located at 50.07 19.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cemeteries in Kraków, Christianity in Kraków, Military cemeteries, Rakowicki Cemetery, Roman Catholic cemeteries, Visitor attractions in Kraków

Kraków Old Town

Kraków Old Town is the historic central district of Kraków, Poland. It is one of the most famous old districts in Poland today and was the center of Poland's political life from 1038 until King Sigismund III Vasa relocated his court to Warsaw in 1596. The entire medieval old town is among the first sites chosen for the UNESCO's original World Heritage List, inscribed as Cracow's Historic Centre. The Old Town is known in Polish as Stare Miasto.

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Located at 50.07 19.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of Kraków, Visitor attractions in Kraków, World Heritage Sites in Poland

Cracow University of Economics

Cracow University of Economics is one of the five Polish public economics universities. CUE came into existence in 1925. It is the biggest university of economic sciences in Poland. Cracow University of Economics is one of the three largest universities in Kraków, after Jagiellonian University and the AGH University of Science and Technology. The motto and mission of the university in Latin is "Rerum cognoscere causas et valorem" (in English "To learn the causes and values of things.

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Located at 50.07 19.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Business schools in Poland, Educational institutions established in 1925, Universities and colleges in Kraków