Kazimierz, Krakow's 600-year-old Jewish quarter, used to be somewhere to avoid, especially at night. Damaged and depopulated during World War II, and further devastated under communist rule, the area of cobbled alleys, courtyards and galleried houses became shabby and forgotten, a neglect that preserved its historic character. But since Poland's return to democracy the neighborhood has been rejuvenated, and now boasts trendy restaurants and bars, an annual arts festival and the Center for Jewish Culture.
Near this museum is one of the area's elegant cafés, Mleczarnia, where you can enjoy coffee, beer and wine, pastries and...
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