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Visit to the Ojców National Park

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Visit to the Ojców National Park
Inserted: 27.11.2018
Author: Terka Šídlová © gigaplaces.com

Ojców National Park is less than 15 km from Kraków. It is a canyon-like area along the river Prądnik. The national park was declared here in 1956 and is one of the smallest in Poland. The location serves as a recreational place for residents of Krakow.

Fathers

In the Ojców National Park, we are greeted by bright rocks that protrude from the local landscape. On one of them are the remains of the castle of the same name.

Fathers
Author: Terka Šídlová © gigaplaces.com

Ojców Castle

The ruins of a castle dating from the 14th century under Casimir the Great. The castle was abandoned from the 18th century. Parts of the castle are now under reconstruction. You can visit the exhibition in the castle gate and castle tower.

Ojców Castle
Author: Terka Šídlová © gigaplaces.com

Local specialities

There are many hiking trails in Ojcow National Park. However, the main road leads through the valley along the stream. Here we can also sit in the restaurant and taste the famous local grilled trout.

Local specialities
Author: Terka Šídlová © gigaplaces.com

Krakow Gate

It is one of several rock gates in the Ojców National Park. The rock wall rises to a height of 15 meters.

Krakow Gate
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