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. Take the guesswork out of planning a Krakow vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • see these walls you go back in history between ladies and Knights, soldiers and Squires, walking under the porticos or place at lovely mullioned Windows ... a past that makes himself present
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  • We performed a visit from some university halls in English (unfortunately in Italian there was) but still the guide was very friendly and we knew (almost) everything. We were only 6 and none were English:) Only accept cash payments. Explains the history of the University from birth up to the present day, focusing on those who have been most famous pupils (Copernicus and Pope John Paul II). Is this an ORB in which for the first time were inserted the Americas (although incorrectly) and even an Academy Award and a Golden Lion in Venice. In the basement there is a coffee shop
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  • Was guided through rooms in this old University building with many old and new stories. Interesting and fun.
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  • сјајан музеј другог најстаријег универзитета у централној Европи, место где су се генерације школовале, универзитет на коме су се школовали људи попут Коперника, Шопена, Иве Андрића и многих других
  • Nice building, the courtyard is worth much. There is a clock every two hours playing a Symphony and out wood figures
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  • gem!
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