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“Lovely rustic Christmas market” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Main Market Square

Main Market Square
Center of Old Town, Krakow, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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Private Tour: Krakow City Highlights Tour
Ranked #1 of 227 things to do in Krakow
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Lovely rustic Christmas market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I loved the rustic Christmas market on the square. Most goods have an authentic hand-made look to them (other than the more commercial Christmas markets in Germany I have been to). The old buildings that surround the square creates a beautiful backdrop. For me it was very special hearing the trumpet play on the hour on top of the church tower (rather than a bell) - it created a lovely ambience!

Visited November 2012
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The square is beautiful and there is loads to see and do. The Cloth Hall in the centre is great for shopping and the underground museum is very interesting. Lots of coffee shops to people watch and even though it had been snowing, the sun was shining. The Piano House cafe was lovely and they had rugs for your legs to help keepyou warm.

Visited March 2013
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“Good for a morning walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Lots of bars and restaurants around the square a bit more expensive than other areas of the city but still cheaper than the euro zone. It was clod when we were there lots of bars with muller wine to keep you warm.

Visited March 2013
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“Marvellous.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We were staying in Grodszka and regularly walked to the Square which was fascinating. Despite unseasonably cold weather we enjoyed coffee at the open air cafes (heated and with Blankets) and there was a brilliant Easter Fair as well as all the places to visit.

Visited March 2013
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“Beautiful square. Wonderful architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

The archade with all the different stalls and surrounded by bars where they supply blankets to keep you warm while seating outdoors.

Visited March 2013
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