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Travel Guide > Europe > Poland > Małopolskie > Cracow > Sights & Attractions

Barbakan

  
 
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Barbakan was built in the 15th century as the biggest European defense building of its kind. The Gothic Barbakan was meant to defend the Florian Gate from attacks of the Osman, which were thought to attack Central Europe after conquering Constantinople and the Balkans in the late Middle Age.

Type of place: Monument/Building
Location: Old Town, Cracow, Poland







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