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Krakow lights up for democratic Belarus

Yesterday, August 12th, Father Bernatek Footbridge (Kładka im. o. Bernatka) in Kraków lit up in white and red. These are the colours of the historical flag of Belarus used – in place of the official one – by the democratic opposition and Belarusian emigration circles. With this act, Kraków wants to draw attention to the disturbing situation in Belarus and manifest its solidarity with the defenders of democracy.

Organisation of World Heritage Cities growing despite pandemic

On Friday, 7 August, OWHC’ s China Secretariat will welcome a new member - Macao.

Krakow commemorated US President Herbert Hoover

On 26 February 2020 Krakow City Council passed the resolution on naming the roundabout in ul. Mirowska in Krakow after Herbert Hoover. This form of commemorating the 31st US President was initiated by the Jan Karski Society.

First Michelin Star Restaurant in Krakow!

Bottiglieria 1881 has been recognised one of the best European restaurants by the latest Michelin Red Guide. The restaurant has been operating in the Krakow district of Kazimierz since 2013. It serves sophisticated dishes based on local products from the Malopolska Region.

Krakow among Cities of the Future

Once again, Krakow is ranked one of the most technologically advanced "cities of the future". The international rating Top 25 Tech Cities of the Future 2020/2021 is prepared by the prestigious fDi Magazine.

Krakow elected new ICORN Board member

On 4 June, at the General Assembly of the International Cities of Refuge Network - ICORN, which brings together representatives of over 70 cities around the world, a representative of Krakow was elected to the ICORN Board of representatives. Our city will be represented by Robert Piaskowski, the Mayor of Krakow's plenipotentiary for culture. This election is a great distinction and at the same time a confirmation of international recognition of Krakow's actions for writers and artists at risk.

Be a tourist in your own city

The City of Krakow has launched an information and social campaign aimed at supporting the local tourism market. BE TOURIST IN YOUR OWN CITY – EXPLORE KRAKOW is a social campaign addressed to all the inhabitants of Krakow, whose main goal is to support local businesses.

Krakow joins the #CityWillWait campaign

The "City will wait" - announced Krakow, encouraging tourists to visit the city after travel restrictions are lifted. With the #KrakowWillWait motto our city will promote its attractions and tourist facilities in national and international social media. The aim of the campaign is to maintain the interest in Krakow's tourist offer and passion for travel.

Kraków is among the greenest cities in Europe

Kraków came fifth in the „Green Capital of Europe 2022” contest finals. The finalists were: Tallin, Grenoble, Dijon and Torino. There were 18 European metropolises running for the title.

List of foreign consulates and institutions in Krakow