The Jewel of the Main
Square

Bazylika Mariacka

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Why locals love it

This legendary and iconic basilica is one of the center pieces of Krakow's secular architecture. A proud symbol of the Main Square it has stood in this location since the 1200s.

Why you should visit it

Steeped in history the architecture of this church is stunning with its signature Gothic altar by Veit Stoss. Listen to the famous trumpeter every hour on the hour or stop by for the occasional concerts held here.

Special tip

Climb the tower for splendid views of the Main Square, May 1 until August 31 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9-11:30 and 13-17:30.

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Is on the list what You must to see on Krakow! Beautiful church, Basilic Has a long, sad story. From one of tower, You can hear when fireman a Trump Play on every hour the song - then its stop - the legend said when tatras attacked Krakow at early Morning in middleage, fireman started playing and he wake up Citizen to defend City, but the Arrow sended from tatras soldier killed him and he never end Play the song...
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