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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  • Unfortunately seen only from outside because we had another tour attached. You can imagine however the beauty of the inside and interesting things which can transmit, experience to deepen
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  • Free to enter the courtyard and look around. Nicely preserved old school. Most free tours will bring you here and explain the history of the school and stories of the students who studied there. 
  • Fasinating tour through the old college with a great exhibats! Be sure to take your language tour! You can photograph the interior so havve your phone or camera handy.