One of the most fascinating cities frequently visited by travelers coming from all over the world. Announced the Cultural Capital of Europe in 2000, the capital of art and culture. The city so much connected with Saint John Paul II and Saint Faustina Kowalska and their devotion to the Divine Mercy.
- See Krakow’s highlights: St. Mary’s Church with famous Vit Stwosz wooden altar; the Cloth Hall, Wawel Hill with Royal Castle that is one of the richest museums in Poland, the Royal Wawel Cathedral and the Krakow Old Town, one of the most beautiful and largest town squares in Europe;
- Visit places connected with Saint John Paul II, such as: Franciscan Church – His favourite praying place and Franciszkanska Street with the famous Pope’s window where John Paul II used to show up to talk with Krakovians during His pilgrimages to Poland, Collegium Novum, the main building of Jagiellonian University, where after WW II Karol Wojtyla lectured in theology; Archbishop’s Palace, which was His home for a number of years and where is a special exhibition devoted to John Paul II and His life in Krakow. In the Church of St. Queen Jadwiga you will see a plaque to memorize Pope’s visit in this church in 1997;
- Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Krakow-Lagiewniki – the capital of the Divine Mercy, visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy, St. Faustina’s convent chapel and her Tomb. See the painting of Merciful Jesus and the mosaics, which through symbols present the mystery of communion of the saints, .
- John Paul II Centre “Have No Fear” – place commemorating the great heritage of the person and the achievements of the Polish Pope. The Centre hosts the Museum and the Church of the Saint John Paul II, where are the relics of the Saint: the cruet with His blood, the crosier and the plaque from His grave, as well as the tombstone of John Paul II from the Vatican.