Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius, Krakow
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Take a tour of the university's oldest building, Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius, which features striking architecture and an array of furnished rooms to explore. The late-Gothic structure, which sits on a large courtyard, dates back to the 14th century and boasts an illustrious list of alumni, including the renowned Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. On your guided tour, you'll learn about one of Europe's oldest universities and discover interesting artifacts, including medieval scientific instruments, valuable paintings, and the 16th century Jagiellonian globe. Those who want to purchase a souvenir from the gift store should bring cash along, as credit cards are not accepted. Add Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius and other attractions to your Krakow trip itinerary using our Krakow travel itinerary maker.
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  • THIS is a must see while in Krakow, we did this as part of our " FREE " walking tour, dropped in here for half an hour as a café stop, very nice feel about the whole place & good coffee in the cellar ...  more »
  • It was a unique experience to be inside this venerable university. Totally fascinating to sit at century-old tables for our conference. The room where we sat had been the classroom for many Polish lit...  more »
  • Lovely place, but only walk into the central courtyard. Beautiful architecture but the interesting thing is its history. It is the University more antigua of Poland and one of the most oldest in Europe, was Copernicus's student.
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