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Jun 06, 2017

Budapest signs sister cities' agreement with Krakow

Mayor Tarlós and Krakow Mayor Jacek Majchrowski opened an exhibition in Krakow as part of the Hungarian cultural season in Poland

Budapest has signed a sister cities' agreement with Krakow, city officials announced.

Budapest Mayor István Tarlós made the announcement at the opening of an exhibition titled On Common Path – Budapest and Krakow in the Middle Ages, at the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow.

The exhibition was opened jointly by Mayor Tarlós and Krakow Mayor Jacek Majchrowski, and was organized as part of the Hungarian cultural season in Poland.

According to MTI, the exhibition displays more than 450 works of art, presents the development of Krakow and Budapest, and highlights common historical events from the 9th century until the early 17th century.

The exhibition was first held at the Budapest History Museum between March and July last year and attracted around 40,000 visitors.

The Krakow exhibition will remain open until August 20 with Hungarian President János Áder and Andrzej Duda of Poland as patrons.