Étiquette : krakow

  • Nowa Huta in Krakow

    Nowa Huta in Krakow

    Nowa Huta – the new foundry – is an experiment, designed and built from scratch to create an ideal city in the spirit of socialist realism. The communist authorities of Poland wanted a model city, a metallurgical complex planned for more than 30,000 workers as well as residential buildings to accommodate them, with large boulevards, […]

  • Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in Krakow

    Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in Krakow

    In Poland, in Krakow more precisely, you can find the Franciscan basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. Built between 1237 and 1269, it’s one of the oldest churches in the city, it has been remodeled many times since its construction. Between 1896 and 1902, Stanisław Wyspiański, a painter from Krakow, decorated it from floor to […]