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Historic Old Town

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Neighbourhood: Kleparz
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Address: Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square...

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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this town of krakow is just perfect i spent my holiday with my boyfriend and it is the most beautiful town and so romantic really enjoyed it and will be going back next year

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this town of krakow is just perfect i spent my holiday with my boyfriend and it is the most beautiful town and so romantic really enjoyed it and will be going back next year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful thing to be able to wander around the town, taking in the stunning architecture, bars, restaurants and churches. Allow plenty of time to walk around. Take a horse drawn carriage ride around the town or on a free walking tour which can be found around the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful, very good for walking along, especially worthy is Florianska street, Grodzka which is the only street that is not 90 degrees to the Main Market square, nice cafes on Bracka street. Architecture is beautiful! Charming when it's snowing during winter, but also great during other seasons ;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing place for restaurants, coffee shops, culture in Krakow! Definitely a Must-see, the Old Town is full of beautiful architecture! Would definitely recommend a visit here!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Krakow old town with its array of restaurants, coffee shops etc. Horse drawn carriages await your custom. Nicely lit at night. I'd say, get down the little streets off the square. Lots of little gems to be found where coffees and cakes are really very cheap.

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Nice place to chill and people watch. Archeological dig museum in the main centre. Loads of restaurants. More expensive than side streets but worth it for for the atmosphere

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Seeped in history and atmosphere ! Make sure you join a ' free guide' tour . Great music/ coffee/ art shop opposite cloth market !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came to Krakow with my Husband and our friends for the weekend. Would definitely recommend it. The the old Town is beautiful and the main areas are very clean. Plenty of restaurants and pubs/bars. Many are hidden away down alleyways, so do explore. Everything very cheap. A pint in some places is equivalent to £1.36. The Polish are very hospitable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A rather beautiful part of the city and draws away from the poor grey communist past of past times. The EU is obviously involved in making the city more visitor friendly. A must place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, despite so many smokers living in the area there are never any butts around or rubbish. The buildings are stunning, there's so much history in this area it's a shame you can't read about it and many tour companies take advantage and constantly ask if you'd like a tour. While they are 100% worth doing as they're incredibly... More 

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