photo from http://www.dumbu.pl/index/showplace/id/4673/Ko%C5%9Bci%C3%B3%C5%82-%C5%9Bw.-Wojciecha

This is the oldest monument on the Main Market Square. As the legend says the church was built on place where st. Wojciech was telling his sermons. He campaigned mission’s activities from command of Polish king Bolesław Chrobry. He preached a sermons on areas next to perimeter of Poland. He was killed by Prussians, and Chrobry redeemed a body from them. St. Wojciech became one of the patrons of Poland.

This little temple was built probably in the beginning of XI century. It stayed on the fur cation of mercantile trail, a long before determination of Market Square. You can see how much the ground level increased, because tilling is on 2 meters under pavement of Market Square.

photo from http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=600381&page=24

So bext time you’ll visit Cracow, go to Main Square ant notice all changes, which took place during many centuries.