Podgorze is a welcoming neighborhood with many tasty options for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the riverfront. Podgorze's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Krakow area.
Sightseeing around Podgorze
The area's storied past is told through its historic sites and castle, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Polish Aviation Museum, Oskar Schindler Factory, and Glass and Ceramics Centre feature captivating exhibits. At Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Nowa Huta Museum, and Plaszow Concentration Camp, you'll learn about local culture. Swing by Mogila Abbey, Church of St Bartholomew, and Church of St Benedict to learn about local history. Krakus Mound, Ghetto Heroes Square, and St. Joseph's Church are well-known local landmarks. Aquarium and Natural History Museum, Park Wodny, and Krakow Zoological Gardens will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, swimming, and boating. Tauron Arena Kraków, Marshal Jozef Pilsudski Stadium, and Wisla Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. Nowa Huta Meadows, Stanislaw Lem Garden of Experiences, and Park Lotnikow Polskich are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. At Wanda Mound, Zalew Nowohucki, and Bednarski Park, take some time to really appreciate nature. If you're looking for something else to do, head to M1 Shopping Center, Krakow Plaza, and Galeria Kazimierz.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Wawel Castle, Main Market Square, and Galicia Jewish Museum. You can also check out Expo Krakow, Cracovia Business Center, and Tadeusz Pankiewicz’s Pharmacy in Krakow Ghetto.
Getting around Podgorze
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Krakow Plaszow Station.
Podgorze is 9.9 miles (15.9 km) from the airport in Krakow (KRK-John Paul II - Balice).