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Historic Old Town

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Neighborhood: Kleparz
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Address: Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square...

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.

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Beautiful Square

Enjoyed the square and surrounding area greatly. If you go to Kraków, this is where the bulk of the activity is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the square and surrounding area greatly. If you go to Kraków, this is where the bulk of the activity is.

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Siggiewi, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This part of Krakow is beautiful and very historical. This location is very clean and the Poles are very helpful. It is magical at nights wit the right atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A beautiful square with some exceptional buildings and history everywhere. There is something to do for everyone and its picturesque nature makes it perfect for tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent - an accessible, value for money Prague. Beautiful and historic with something for all. Poles so helpful and felt safe everywhere.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this town of krakow is just perfect i spent my holiday with my boyfriend and it is the most beautiful town and so romantic really enjoyed it and will be going back next year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful thing to be able to wander around the town, taking in the stunning architecture, bars, restaurants and churches. Allow plenty of time to walk around. Take a horse drawn carriage ride around the town or on a free walking tour which can be found around the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful, very good for walking along, especially worthy is Florianska street, Grodzka which is the only street that is not 90 degrees to the Main Market square, nice cafes on Bracka street. Architecture is beautiful! Charming when it's snowing during winter, but also great during other seasons ;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing place for restaurants, coffee shops, culture in Krakow! Definitely a Must-see, the Old Town is full of beautiful architecture! Would definitely recommend a visit here!

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We visited Krakow old town with its array of restaurants, coffee shops etc. Horse drawn carriages await your custom. Nicely lit at night. I'd say, get down the little streets off the square. Lots of little gems to be found where coffees and cakes are really very cheap.

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Nice place to chill and people watch. Archeological dig museum in the main centre. Loads of restaurants. More expensive than side streets but worth it for for the atmosphere

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