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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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A very interesting place to visit

There is so much to see, you need quite a few hours to see it all. The Old Castle & the Cathedral are fantastic with a panoramic view over the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much to see, you need quite a few hours to see it all. The Old Castle & the Cathedral are fantastic with a panoramic view over the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a lovely area great old buildings and a great place just to walk round and shopping we'll bring a big bag. We went when it had the Christmas market it was amazing and great food. Spend 5 hours and then a great ride on the coach with horses

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The small yet beautiful and cozy old town can be easily explored by walking or by the small cycle or bike tours thats available around

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from a a short break in krakow. The old town is lovely to walk around and the spirt of Christmas is every where at the minute

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took taxi around, barter with the price, it's worth it. Mostly churches on tour, but we'll worth the time and money. Gives a great insight into the history and city. Our driver spoke little English but had a recorded information on all sights. Don't miss this tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the Kraków Anthem, is a traditional, five-note Polish anthem closely bound to the history and traditions of the capital, Kraków. It is played every hour on the hour, four times in succession in each of the four cardinal directions, by a trumpeter on the highest tower of the city's Saint Mary's Church

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Krakow's Old Town is well preserved and full of interesting shops and historic buildings. It is a wonderful place to walk and take in the sights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great fun just wandering around the old centre of Krakow - seeing some very interesting architecture and an eclectic mix of bars and restaurants

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice walk through the Old Town. Lots of history. Christmas market was a bonus! Don't miss getting up on top of the tower.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful building give a wonderful backdrop for a lovely walk cafes and restaurants are plentiful and inexpensive

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