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Krakow's Historic Centre

Krakow, Poland (Kleparz)
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Ranked #1 of 145 Attractions in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Walking Areas
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Lots of old buildings, old world charm and lots of reasonably priced bars. Take a sight seeing tour either by taxi or horse and carriage from here and see the main sites.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The square is the place to be,plenty of bars, cafes, Horse drawn tours, also the great church with the trumpeter who plays out of window on the hour.,

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64 reviews 64 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Lots of churches, quaint buildings, just lovely to wander round and absorb the atmosphere. Took hundreds of photos!

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Switzerland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
63 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Do the Free Walk tour. So much to see and this covers so much in 2 1/2 hours. Great city! Too much to see if on a limited time so the walk/s are perfect.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

New and old building, run down and renovated, adds to the great feeling you get walking around the old town. Take a moment some where nice to sit down and have a bite or a coffee and take in the beauty.

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Didcot
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The ancient walls around the old city, and the Barbakan, are worth a visit. The old tower in the main square is a steep climb but well worth the effort for the views of the city. A pity, though, that the Czartoryski Museum has been closed for so long for renovation.

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Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

And none of it is far away. Rich in history, and there is always something going on. Horse drawn carriages, street performers, much more. The potential for beautiful things to photograph are everywhere...

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Carrboro, North Carolina
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Just go and wander around. Avoid ul. Florianska, but enjoy the rest. If ithe weather is fine, have a drink in an outdoor cafe on the Rynek-its worth a few extra zlotys.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Take a walk through a beautiful part of town, full of history. This area looks good both during the day and the evening. Quite concentrated, so you can cover most of it during one afternoon.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

After 5 trips to Krakow I still find it the most amazing place,the people,food,history and culture,as an Australian this city more than any other in Europe sits very comfortable with me,public transport once you get the hang of it is all you need,You will not be disappointed.

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