Chicago is the city with the largest amount of Polish immigrants on the whole world. A lot of them came here at the end of the 19th century, and in the time of World War Two. Today, plenty of their offspring, are not even able to talk in Polish, they aren’t aware of their history. But at the moment, more and more of those people are interesting in Poland, they like to explore land of their ancestors, watch some history. There are plenty of magnificent towns in this area, bu the most popular and charming is former capital. When you like to have the holidays of your life time, book flights from Chicago to Krakow now, and get ready for very nice adventure.
Plenty of Americans are not going to Europe very often, mainly because they are not interesting in this. Because cost of this journey are smaller and lower each year, for instance flights from Chicago to Krakow costs like couple hundreds of Dollars, so it isn’t very big deal. Of course, when you want to go to the Paris for example, you must to be ready for much bigger cost . Not because of flights, but because of price of accommodation and basic accessories such as meals and liquors. So when you like to visit Europe but you aren’t very wealth, go to the Krakow. You will find there a lot of fascinating buildings, and also couple pieces of art.
When you are visiting it, first thing you have to do, is to go to the square. If you have never been to Europe before, it should be very amazing experience for you. At the middle of the square, you could find Sukiennice, old, Gothic monument, where city market use to took place. At the moment, you may also do some shopping there, plenty of souvenirs are available in there. Next building worth to be seen, is Mariacki’s Church, you wouldn’t miss it, it is the tallest monument on the square. It looks very spectacular inside, but if you like to see some splendorous examples of Gothic interior design, you need to go inside. Those stained glasses and the altar are gorgeous. So before you make use of your reservation for flights to Chicago, go there immediately.
Another nice thing about Krakow is Royal Castle. This magnificent, historical building is located ten minutes walk from the square, on the Wawel’s hill. It was first create in the fourteenth century by Wladyslaw Łokietek, really important master in the history of Poland. After this period, it was rebuild and overhauled many times (visit this page). A lot of conflagrations, invasions of foreign armies and robberies was a problem back in Medieval times and Renaissance. It became very big in the early 15th century, when Golden Period of Polish land starts. Many of interesting Renaissance ideas was putted there during this time. Nowadays, many of the chambers are open for visitors to see. Beside, when you are a fan of legends, you could visit old cave, where scary dragon use to rules. It is also located at the Wawel hill.
When you are booking flights to Chicago and to Krakow, be aware about food regulations – nothing to eat in your bags, and you should be fine. Beside that, you have to really enjoy this holidays, Poland is very progressive country, most of the citizens are speaking in English, so you don’t need to be afraid about it, mainly in Krakow, the most popular town in there.