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Barbakan Kraków

Barbakan Kraków

Barbakan Kraków
Open:
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Notes regarding availability: czynne od 07 IV 2021
ul. Basztowa, 30-547 Kraków Tourist region: Kraków i okolice
Tourist subregion: Krakowski
Minimum price (in PLN): 8
Maximum price (in PLN): 12
Notes: Zamówienia zwiedzania lub zajęć edukacyjnych można dokonać poprzez stronę www.bilety.mhk.pl. Rezerwacja powinna nastąpić co najmniej z 4-dniowym wyprzedzeniem. Zasady zwiedzania indywidualnego obowiązują dla grup liczących do 9 osób. Zasady zwiedzania grupowego obowiązują dla grup liczących od 10 do 15 osób. Wystawy będą zamknięte w dniach 4.04.2021, 3.05.2021, 3.06.2021, 15.08.2021, 1 i 11.11.2021, 24 i 25.12.2021 r.
Facilities at cultural sites: Filming permitted, Photographing allowed
Type of historical sites: Fortifications, fortresses and military facilities
There are beacons in this object
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It is situated near the Kraków Planty Park on the side of ul. Basztowa – it is a medieval defensive structure constituting a part of the city fortification.
The Barbican in Kraków was erected in the 15th century and was virtually indestructible – it survived even in the 19th century, when an initiative of order restoration broke out in the city and when city fortifications were dismantled. Now it forms a part of the Museum of Kraków. Once it was surrounded by a semicircular moat with a width of 26 metres and a depth reaching almost 6 m; however, in the course of the expansion of the city, it was backfilled. The underground part of the structure was a vaulted gallery leading to special gates that allowed the crew members to get out of the fortress across the water of the moat.