• Wadowice - Hometown of pope John Paul II
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    Wadowice – Hometown of Pope John Paul II

    Wadowice is the birthplace of one of the most significant men in Poland’s history, Pope John Paul II, originally known as Karol Wojtyla. Here you will not only see his family home but also explore the church where he was baptized. Be sure to spend quality time exploring the museum built in his honor. The majority of its visitors plan a tour to Wadowice from Krakow. It is indeed a great day trip that should be considered.  Why Visit? Wadowice is located 30 miles southwest of Krakow. Today, this small town draws tens of thousands of visitors annually to learn about this great Polish man highly cherished by the pilgrims. The…