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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” (222 reviews)
“the main square” (285 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see on list of things to do Surrounded and steeped in history, churches and old world charm, the cloth hall, the brick paved roads, the live atmosphere at night is amazing, the whole place comes alive even in the December cold, there is...More

Thank Vantage6
Reviewed 4 days ago

Krakow Old town was a great place to visit, easy to get to and get around, plenty local history. Wide choice of restaurants and bars, representing good value. Lots of character

3  Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy lovely place. Full of restaurants and little bars. Must be seen definitely will come back next year.

2  Thank Monika K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic Old Town of Krakow is simply beautiful. Everything is in walking distance. Lots to see and do. Wawel castle: a must. The big market square with lots of outside cafes and terraces are splendid. Even in winter: with heaters blazing and a blanket over...More

Thank knufje
Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk to old town take you to medevial era , where you feel as if you have travelled back in time . Best time to walk is in the evening , beautiful horse carriages making you photographs look very pretty . Though it was...More

1  Thank WineDineRoadies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everywhere you look, there are shops, cafes, bars & restaurants, but the big winner is the architecture - simply stunning. Horse driven carriages, electric buggy mini-tours, basically a huge eclectic mix of activities. A MUST-SEE if you are in, or around, Krakow.

1  Thank Martin V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic Old Town Krakow is a great place to walk through at a leisurely pace. There are plenty of restaurants and coffee shops for every taste. The old architecture is beautiful. I recommend being sure to walk through town after dark. I found the evening...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful mediavel fortified city - full of history. i suggest just one time to take a free walking tour of the old city to appreciate and understand the history of this beautiful city! worth a visit!

2  Thank Erika O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So nice just to wander and take it all in plenty to look at see and do, like a step back in time and unbelievably cheap

2  Thank Lesley1410
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful buildings with some very interesting shops, restaurants and bars. I think we noticed something new every day. There was a Christmas market in the square when we visited selling food, drink and crafted items. Horse drawn carriages stand waiting for customers and I don't...More

2  Thank Millymolly77
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27 December 2017|
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Response from 853barry | Reviewed this property |
Try Pergamin Apartments Ul Bracka 3-5,Krakow 2 min walk from the old town square
Mandy B
1 November 2017|
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Response from Martin L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mandy, We booked our tours in Britain. However, I don’t think it’s much of an issue. The availability of tours especially at this time of the year is easily able to cope with the numbers visiting. Hope you enjoy your... More
ashley m
20 September 2017|
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Response from d1627a | Reviewed this property |
it about plz40-plz50 but u can haggle with them enjoy