Cracow (Polish: Kraków) is the second largest city in Poland. First mentioned in 965, it became the Polish capital in 1038 and remained as such until 1596, when the capital was moved to the more centrally located city of Warsaw. It is regarded in Poland as an academic and cultural center, as the seat of the oldest Polish university and a bunch of others, and the hometown of many writers and artists. In Polish media, stories set in Cracow will usually involve art, literature, or other intellectual affairs.
Cracow in Fiction