A sundial in St. Mary’s Church of Krakow

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

This sundial is on the south wall of St. Mary’s Basilica of Krakow (also known as Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven).

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

This 14th-century church is famous because on every hour the Hejnal mariacki is played from the top of its highest tower. The song breaks doesn’t finish to commemorate the death of trumpeter who was shot in the throat while sounding the alarm before the Mongol attack on the city.

Location: St. Mary’s Church in Krakow (map)

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