Chicago is the city with the biggest number of Polish immigrants on the whole globe. Many of them came here at the end of the 19th century, and during the WW II. Nowadays, many of their descendant, aren’t even able to speak in Polish, they are not aware of their history. But at the moment, more and more of those citizens are fascinating in Poland, they want to explore country of their ancestors, see some history. There are plenty of magnificent towns in this area, bu the most famous and beautiful is former capital. If you wish to have the holidays of your life time, book flights from Chicago to Krakow today, and get ready for very nice journey.
A lot of Americans are not travel to the Old Continent very often, especially because they are not fascinating about this. Because cost of this journey are lower and lower each year, for example flights from Chicago to Krakow costs like several hundreds of Dollars, so it is not really huge idea. Of course, if you wish to go to the Paris for example, you have to be ready for much bigger cost (check this). Not because of tickets, but because of prize of accommodation and basic accessories like meals and alcohol. So if you want to visit Europe but you aren’t very wealth, go to the Krakow. You will find there plenty of interesting buildings, and also couple pieces of art.
When you are visiting it, first thing you must to do, is to go to the old city. When you have never been to the Old Continent before, it should be very magnificent 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 could also do some shopping there, many of souvenirs are available in there. Another 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 amazing inside, but if you want to see some nice 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 situated ten minutes walk from the square, on the Wawel’s hill. It was first designed in the 14th century by Wladyslaw Łokietek, very relevant master in the history of Poland. After this time, it was rebuild and overhauled many times (visit this page). Plenty of conflagrations, invasions of foreign armies and robberies was an issue back in Medieval times and Renaissance. It became really big in the beginning of fifteenth century, when Golden Period of Polish country starts. Many of fascinating Renaissance ideas was putted there during this time. Nowadays, most of the chambers are open for visitors to see. Beside, if you are a fan of fairy tales, 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 policy – nothing to eat in your baggage, and you could be alright. Beside that, you should really enjoy this vacations, Poland is very progressive country, most of the citizens are speaking in English, so you do not must to be worried about it, mainly in Krakow, the most popular city in there.