Dating from 1762, and depicting two young painters learning their craft, "The Drawing Lesson" by Jan Maurits Quinkhardt came into the possession of the Wawel Royal Castle before WWII as part of a collection gifted in the will of Krakow Professor Jerzy Mycielski.
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Hoping to find preserved fragments of old city walls, archaeologists in Słomniki have instead unearthed a near perfect skeleton lying in a foetal position.
The first time that the gate has been seen by modern eyes, experts say that the gate dates back to the 14th century, with the part that has just been uncovered dating to the 15th century.
The Indian climber Anurag Maloo was attempting to conquer Annapurna in west Nepal when he aborted his attempt at an altitude of about 7,100 metres and went missing during his descent.
The Kraków district of Kazimierz is home to the city’s Jewish history and heritage. Before World War II, there were almost 60,000 Jews living in Kraków, around one quarter of the city’s total population.
Entitled 'Kraków-Wow!', the engaging interactive project, which opens by enticing visitors to explore the "Myth, magic and mystery" of a "medieval gem", includes over 50 exhibitions, 2,000 artefacts, 360-degree street view trips and 3D models and games to bring to life the many aspects of the city's history, culture and sites.
The first store in Poland of the German discount chain Woolworth will be opened in Krakow, southern Poland, on May 8, the company has reported.
A new exhibition on Polish artistic photography which spans most of the 20th century is on in the southern Polish city of Kraków.