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Restauracja Pod Słońcem Kraków | History

History

Gehanowska - Pod Słońcem

The history of the house We are in begins in the 13th century – at the time of Kraków's location and planning the Market Square’s shape. It's names "Gehanowska" and "Pod Słońcem" (Under the Sun) are connected with the family of goldsmiths, the Gehans, who owned this house in the 15th and 16th century. B. Boethmer, K. Helbing and the Koryciński family who owned the house to 1641 as well as W. Briganti were successive owners of the house. In the 18th century the house belonged to K. Woliński, who established a foundation converting Jews. In 1774 the house 

 

 

 

 

"Pod Słońcem" was bought by a renowned doctor Jan Szaster at an auction. After his death his family sold the pharmacy to J. Sawiczewski in 1812. At the beginning of the 20th century his descendants sold the house to Remigiusz Wiskida who is the person responsible for it's rebuilding and it's present shape (according to the design of F. Maczyński). The ceilings of the house are it's most sectional part. Here we can find the original front part from the 13th century, at present under the Market Square’s surface, as well as transitional parts with Gothic portals and Renaissance parts (portal in the cloakroom), later additions from the 18th century. The second level of ceilings, which is buried under the ground, has not been uncovered so far. 

Best wines

We offer a wide range of wines from various corners of the world (Chile, France, Spain & others). If you are not a connoisseur, our staff will be glad to advise on the choice of wine for a specific dish.

Internet & press

Please, use our press corner to be kept informed about world news. Also to meet your needs we have free, fast access to the Internet via Wi-Fi network.

Delicious desserts

Before you leave, you must taste our delicious dessers from the best bakeries in Krakow, but don't feel forced to do it...

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