Emaus

Emaus

The Emmaus indulgence taking place on the second day of Easter owes its name to the evangelical town, to which Jesus went after his resurrection. Some historians and ethnographers …

Lajkonik

Lajkonik

The privilege of organizing the Lajkonik Pageant, otherwise Konik Zwierzyniecki, it fell to the masons from Zwierzyniec. Every year, on the octave of Corpus Christi, one of the masons leaves the courtyard of the Norbertine convent …

Dominican Order

The founder of the Dominican Order was Dominik de Guzman, from which name the congregation takes its common name. At the beginning of the thirteenth century, heresies were spreading throughout Europe (the Cathars, …

20th century

The interwar period was no less creative than the secession period for Krakow's culture. In architecture, it was marked by huge edifices, designed, among others, by Adolf Szyszko-Bohusz (next to which stands the great building of the Słowacki Theater and …