The distinction comes after many years of efforts to give the Stalin-era district ok Kraków the prestigious label and paves the way for a listing on UNESCO's world heritage list.
The city now joins Poznań, Gdańsk and Gdynia in renaming their squares and streets in support of the country.
The mayor of the southern Polish city of Kraków has called on UNESCO not to organise the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee in the Russian city of Kazan, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The historic city of Kraków, a former capital of Poland, has been put on a list of 25 European destinations worth visiting in 2022 by the online tourist service TripAdvisor.
The project connecting two parts of Kraków that have been separated by a railway embankment since the Crimean War, will also see the debut of a ‘sensory garden’, a railway-themed children’s playground, an isolated green zone for rest and relaxation and wall art to break the concrete monotony of the flyover overhead.
As Kraków proves itself as a culinary centre of excellence, TFN talks to one of the city’s Michelin-trained chefs, Marcin Filipkiewicz
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