Krakow Route of John Paul II

Krakow - European city of culture, inscribed in 1978 on the First UNESCO List of World Heritage, the former seat of Polish kings. The city with medieval history, especially close to the heart of St. John Paul II. Here he studied and was ordained a priest.  While staying in Krakow it is worth to visit Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle. Particularly noteworthy is the Main Market Square with St. Mary's Basilica and the great Altar of the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Veit Stoss dating back to the fifteenth century. Walking along the Royal Route you can visit many temples and places associated with the person of John Paul II, especially the Papal Window in the Metropolitan Curia, from which he greeted crowd of young people.

Symbols of the devotion to the Divine Mercy in Krakow is the Miraculous Image of Merciful Jesus and the figure of St. Faustina in the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Krakow Łagiewniki.

The “Have No Fear” John Paul II Centre is the sanctuary with the relics of St. John Paul II. In the temple there is a papal pastoral cross, miter and chasuble with the cross in front of which John Paul II prayed in his private chapel. There is also a cassock with traces of blood from the attempt to assassinate the Pope in 1981, and the tombstone of John Paul II coming from the Vatican Grottos of St. Peter's Basilica.

Necessary information:

  • You should wear clothing suitable for visiting sacral objects.

Individual Tour

  • The walking tour organized by using public transport, organized on individual request.
  • The offer includes: tram/bus tickets, admission tickets, guide service
  • Language: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian
  • Price: from 200 PLN / person (when buying for min. 2 people)
  • Duration: 3 h (Kraków) or  5 h (Krakow and Łagiewniki)


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