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Historic Old Town

Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with magnificent interiors, 14th century fortifications, ancient synagogues, Jagiellonian University and the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland were buried.
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“beautiful city” (211 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed a four day break in the old town area of Krakow. Enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and beautiful architecture. Found some beautiful places to eat and to just chat over a glass of wine. Will certainly return in the near future.

Thank Bronagh N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kraków is a great city to visit in autumn. The city has a lot of tree lined walkways and park benches along the routes. It has lots to see in the city with historical churches and museums. It has a separate Jewish quarter well worth...More

1  Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 2 days ago

The old town in Krakow is beautiful, full with lovely architecture, lots of history and nice restaurants and bars, overall a great centre.

1  Thank RichardH40
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can't say enough good things about Old Town! My hotel was less than a 5 minute walk from here so I came here every day of the trip. The stone streets, beautiful architecture, churches, horses and restaurants made this location simply stunning! Everything you...More

2  Thank LoveLifeTravel2011
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just a lovely spacious part of town...again filled with history, and gorgeous buildings and displays..

1  Thank Neatesy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Krakow old town is so pretty. Many historical buildings survived world war 2. The main square is covered with outdoor cafes and restaurants. Many have outdoor heating for colder nights where you can sit and watch the world go by. Stand anywhere near the main...More

1  Thank JDandLD001
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a stroll at your own pace or join one of the many free waling tours. Krakow has plenty to offer all.

Thank Simba3262
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lot's going on within the city walls. You have florians gate right at the top and the Basilica in the main market square. There are hundreds of bars, cafes and restuarants but I would suggest eating on the outskirts of the walls (Bunkier cafe or...More

Thank Conordaviid
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting shops and markets in addition to the huge main square. Spent a week and thoroughly enjoyed staying within a few blocks of this large old town. Interestingly, it is encircled by a narrow band of park which was the medieval moat.

Thank PatKTn
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just simply a pleasure to wander around this area, there was a large colourful market on when I visited, there are many sights within easy walking distance and a multitude of bars, cafés and restaurants to stop off if you get too warm. A delightful...More

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Response from d1627a | Reviewed this property |
it about plz40-plz50 but u can haggle with them enjoy
19 November 2016|
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Response from Rose001 | Reviewed this property |
The most comfortable way is to go by coach it's far better than going by yourself. The coach will have their own guide, which you need, and they are also good value. Many of the Hotels have details of good coach tour... More
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Response from Beauster | Reviewed this property |
A heavy winter coat or parka and snow boots will come in handy, with an average low of -5°C, very chilly, even for the winter months. The average high reaches 1°C , just above freezing but still cold if you’re spending any... More