Krakow is a magical place. It is one of the oldest Polish cities with over a thousand years of history. There are few cities in Poland that are so filled with mysterious stories.
Each apartment house, square, church is linked to an incredible story. Whoever wants to learn Polish soul, he should look for it in Krakow.
This book is a collection of authentic legends of Krakow. Among the many legends and tales of Krakow this book presents 19 selected stories, from the oldest – to the latest ones. The choice includes the legends: Wawel Dragon, Mr. Twardowski, The foot of Queen Jadwiga, St Kinga’s ring, St. Mary’s Heynal, Wawel chakra, The two brothers and two towers, Black Lady, The unknown wanderer, Wawel head, The Krak Mound, On enchanted Krakow pigeons, Lajkonik, The priest who wanted to be a bishop, Tyniec Well, The treasures in Krzysztofory, The Sigismund Bell, The legend of Esther, Legend of the Jewish wedding.
What is interesting - every legend relates to a specific and factually existing place. An inquisitive reader can go on an exciting journey that is ongoing not only in the fictional world and visit the places described in the book. Taste of legends read at home is equally sweet. So let’s sit to read and move into the world of legends.