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Address: Center of Old Town, Krakow, Poland
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities,...

Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin Mary.

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Magical main square

We stayed in the Holiday Inn just a short walk to main square. The square was bustling with a Christmas market a beautiful Christmas tree and twinkling lights everywhere. The... read more

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We stayed in the Holiday Inn just a short walk to main square. The square was bustling with a Christmas market a beautiful Christmas tree and twinkling lights everywhere. The market was open day and night selling everything from hats and gloves to food. Reasonably priced goods apart from the food stall we went too that advertised its food by... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great historical center, that definitely worth a visit. What else can I say, plenty historical buildings, cathedral, market square. Just visit it and enjoy.

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Helsinkin
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Main market square is a must stop in Krakow. Lots of great restaurants to choose from. Only thing I didn´t like were the segways that were rolling around.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to see with the many street cafes and restaurants. The many horse and carts go round the square while you sit and enjoy the sights and sounds. Very touristy but also relaxing to watch the world go by!

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Gandia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a tall pretty Xmas tree, so many stalls both indoor & outdoor... fantastic atmosphere, well worth a visit.

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came to Kracow as part of a Tauck Tour of Eastern European states. The Main Market has some shops, markets, and best of all beautiful horses taking tourists around. The horses looked like Dalmation Horses, which of course they were not. But they were the prettiest horses in colors like I have never seen before.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We virtually stayed on Main Square and visited it a number of times. Alongside the Cloth Hall and it's traditional stalls of wares, it was a great spot to admire Krakow's beautiful architecture and indulge in the many fine dining restaurants dotted around Rynek Glowny. There were plenty of bars too to enjoy beer, spirits or cocktails. We enjoyed strolls... More 

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Clonmel, Ireland
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All the lights and christmas markets around that time of the year it looks great. Plenty people waiting for hot wine and other delicious treats. It was lovely area with many tourists around, safe and nice place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love this huge public Square. We were here during the Christmas markets and they were lovely. There is also a fascinating museum underneath the Square which chronicles the history of the space and has excavated remains from the 1600's - if you like history it is very well presented and interesting. The Square itself has a beautiful Church which... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The main square is where everything is going on. The Christmas market is currently set up there so the foot traffic is even higher. St. Mary's Church is there as well as the Cloth Hall plus restaurants and shops all around. It is definitely a good place to start from and to meet back at throughout the day.

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