Podgórze District

Local namePodgórze
LocationKraków, Poland

Podgórze is a district of Kraków, Poland, situated on the right bank of the Vistula River, at the foot of Lasota Hill. The district was subdivided in 1990 into six new districts, see present-day districts of Kraków for more details. The name Podgórze roughly translates as the base of a hill. Initially a small settlement, in the years following the First Partition of Poland the town's development was promoted by the Austria-Hungary Emperor Joseph II who in 1784 granted it the city status, as the Royal Free City of Podgórze.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podgórze

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/podgorze

Information for tourists http://podgorze.pl/english/

Email biuro@podgorze.pl

Phone +48 12 396 39 49

Address Kraków, Poland

Coordinates 50°2'15.528" N 19°56'35.925" E

Tours and activities: Podgórze District

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