Friday, June 20, 2008

Final Photos of Krakow, Poland (June 9-11, 2008)

13th century Florian Gate once protected the northern entrance to the city Krakow's Jagiellonian University was founded by King Kazimierz the Great in 1364
Sculptures of the 12 apostles adorn the entrance to the 16th century Church of Sts. Peter and Paul
Regional smoked cheeses for sale in various shapes and sizes
A chandelier made of salt crystals hangs from an underground chapel at Wieliczka Salt Mine, just outside of Krakow. The salt mine has more than 300km of tunnels and is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The undergound Chapel of St. Kinga, carved from rock salt, took more than 30 years to build

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