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“lovely” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Main Market Square

Main Market Square
Center of Old Town, Krakow, Poland (Stare Miasto)
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Ranked #2 of 134 attractions in Krakow
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Fee: No
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.
Kinross, United Kingdom
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“lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

A good place to browse and take in the sights. Worth visting. If you go in winter - wrap up warm! There are lovely coffee shops to visit and plenty things to photograph.

Visited March 2013
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“Huge, vibrant, exciting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This market has everything! Rows of outdoor restaurants. Horse-drawn carriages. Large historic church. Underground museum. Close to many other city sights. Wow!

Visited September 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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“The vibrant heart”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is the place the wraps up the spirit of the city. A great open space, with beautiful buildings, a great atmosphere, restaurants, tourist information, gift shopping, market stalls, tourist horse and carriage rides, and definitely a place to visit in Krakow.

Visited September 2013
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Dormagen, Germany
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“Full of tourists and Daschunds !!!! The local radio had organised the longest daschund of the year show in town centre”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The friendly atmosphere and helpfulness, we were lucky high temperatures in September. There is so much to do and see here you need to stay a minimum of 5 days.

Visited September 2013
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York, United Kingdom
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“Great square lots of shops and bars and entertainment”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Excelent touris area, lots of entertainment, the square has lots of shops from market stores to high end clothes. There is food from stalls to expensive resturants and outside dinning all round.

On a night the place transforms and is full of street entertainment fire eaters street magicain etc. theres allways something going on.

Visited October 2012
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