Wadowice

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Wadowice

Wadowice is a town 70km west of Krakow and five km west of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and 40 km south of Auschwitz in Western Beskids in Poland.

Understand

Wadowice is a pretty small town with a late baroque church. Karol Wojtyla, the later pope John Paul II, was born there in 1920. www.wadowice.com -website of Tourist Information .

Get in

It is easily accessible from Krakow and Katowice by car, bus or train.


See

Birth house of JP II

The birth house of Karol Wojtyla can be visited. It is a museum now. Also the church, where he was baptized.


Eat

Numerous cafes around the market square sell famous papal cake [1].

  • Enwista Restaurant, 24 Legionów Street, +48 0 33 87 33 999, [2]. 10AM-10PM. Serves Polish food, and can cater to groups and host events.


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