Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland and entered the European Capital of Culture in 2000 and approved as an UNESCO City of Literature in 2013. Throughout the city you can find various monuments and statues that pay homage to the rich history of Krakow.
All Saints’ Day (Dzień Wszystkich Świętych) and All Souls’ Day (Dzień Zaduszny, or Dzień Wszystkich Zmarłych) respectively are November 1st and 2nd. Dedicated to prayer and paying tribute to the deceased by visiting their graves. November 1st is a bank holiday. Only public transportation and emergency workers work.