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Address: Krakow, Poland
Activities: Walking
Description: Historic walking trail through the heart of Krakow was once the route...
Historic walking trail through the heart of Krakow was once the route taken during Royal processions and funerals.
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Interesting walk

The main thoroughfare through the town, commencing at the Barbican and ending at Wawel Castle. Along the way passing a number of churches, architecturally beautiful buildings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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387 reviews 387 reviews
270 attraction reviews
402 helpful votes 402 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The main thoroughfare through the town, commencing at the Barbican and ending at Wawel Castle. Along the way passing a number of churches, architecturally beautiful buildings, main Market Square and the Cloth Hall. Do remember to look upwards above the numerous shops and restaurants to fully appreciate the architecture, but at the same time keeping one eye out for speeding... More 

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Cudahy, Wisconsin
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139 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Royal Way in Krakow is the path Polish royalty took when they entered the city centuries ago. Almost all of Krakow's most important buildings and sights are along the way. It is short enough to be easily walkable. The streets are cobblestone so wear sensible shoes.

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Staffordshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We walked the full mile and back of the Royal Way, taking the Royal walk going, the University route going back to the Main Square. There are alot of lovely buildings along the way, with Pawel Castle at the bottom,

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Ostrava, Moravskoslezsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

It' s a regular street. May be it' s of some interest when there is a parade, if not it' s not worth a special trip.

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Dallas, Texas
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152 attraction reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

This is basically the route from Florian Gate to the Market Center of Krakow: the route that Kings and royalty used when entering Krakow It is also the route of the yearly Parade of Dachshunds - the largest of its kind in Europe - held the 1st Sunday of September. DO NOT MISS IT.

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Haugesund, Norway
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Nice buildings from different times, kinda more nice/expencively decorated/importand in the city's history.

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Wirral England
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131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

You can follow the route from The Barbican, through the Old Town and up to The Wavel. Plenty of places to visit on the way. You can also explore lots of side streets along the way a find hidden shops, cafes and museums.

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Krakow, Poland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

It may be crowded but it's still one of the most beautiful routes to take if you want to experience the old town or to just have a taste of Kraków :)

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Krakow, Poland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

This tour starts in front of St. Mary's Church every day at 11:00 A.M. It's a great way to get an overview of the city. The guide was very informative. The tour lasted about 3 hours, and at the end you tip what you think the tour was worth. The tour ends near the dragon of Wawel Castle. I highly... More 

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