Krakow is a vibrant cultural center acting for both Poland and for Europe. The city is located at the crossroads of different cultures that intertwine and create an explosive and an interesting mixture of culture inspiring people to action and create events specific to the city and make them famous in the cultural environment. When you are planning Krakow tours it’s worth to look into the current cultural decay, which is abound in almost every season.
Krakow is famous for the organization of many famous music festivals including Krakow Film Music Festival, the annual Jewish Culture Festival ending at the final concert in the Szeroka street, for lovers of modern sounds Coke Life Music Festival and legendary, opened event characteristic for Krakow – Wianki. Krakow is also a center of high culture and classical music. Very active in the city is of course Cracow Opera House, Philharmony, many symphony orchestras and quartets and groups belonging to the theaters and especially Krakow icon of alternative culture in previous years, forge bards – Piwnica pod baranami. Krakow is a city of many colors and many sounds. When planning a tour, or a short visit you can plan also participation in any of the events or visiting one of the most important shrines of culture.