Only In Krakow

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

ISBN-13: 978-3-9504218-2-8

Author: Duncan JD Smith

Publisher: The Urban Explorer

Edition: 1 (2019)

Specification: Paperback, 232 pages, 111 colour photos & two fold-out maps, 13.5 x 21cm

Prices: £ 16.95, € 19.90, US$ 22.95, CDN$ 32.95

Discover Krakow’s rich royal heritage, astonishing architecture and dynamic street life with this explorer’s guide to one of Europe’s most alluring cities.

The 12th European city guide in the ever-reliable and hugely stimulating series.

Hidden Europe magazine

• An illustrated guide to over 100 fascinating and unusual sights in Poland’s culture capital. Legendary churches and mysterious monasteries, novel art spaces and industrial remains, colourful customs and candlelit cellars.

• From ancient mounds and the oldest university to an eco-incinerator and a town for steelworkers.

• The Wawel Dragon, Schindler’s List film set, the Zbruch Idol, and the miracle of Saint Faustyna.

• The biggest medieval marketplace, a stained glass workshop, the hobby horse parade, and a paradise for pinball players.

• The ideal city guide for travellers who want to escape the crowds and go beyond the well-known paths, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew their city.



Curious Cities: Krakow (Timeless Travels magazine)

Spielberg’s Abandoned Film Set (

Krakow’s Steel City (

Mystery and Memory: Exploring Krakow’s Suburban Mounds (Hidden Europe magazine)

A brilliant guide (Timeless Travels magazine)