Back

Cmentarz Rakowicki Kraków

Rakowicki Cemetery in Krakow

Rakowicki Cemetery in Krakow
Open:
Monday 07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 20:00
Thursday 07:00 - 20:00
Friday 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 20:00
Sunday 07:00 - 20:00
Notes regarding availability: X – III: 7 AM – 6 PM
ul. Rakowicka 26, 31-510 Kraków Tourist region: Kraków i okolice
Tourist subregion: Krakowski
Facilities at cultural sites: Filming permitted, Photographing allowed
Type of historical sites: Cemetery
The oldest necropolis in the city founded in 1801-1802.
In 1920, the military cemetery (Prandoty) with the graves of Polish, Soviet, British and German soldiers was attached to it. It covers an area of more than 42 ha. It is the place of rest of Krakow citizens and honoured persons, inter alia, J. Dietl, L. Rydel, H. Jordan, K. Olszewski, J. Matejko, H. Modrzejewska, Estreicher family, T. Kantor or M. Grechuta. The object on the route „In the Footsteps of John Paul II in Krakow” due to the fact that the parents and brother of the Pope were buried there.
Play Play