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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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All reviews old town beautiful city the main square cobbled streets every corner walk around cloth hall bars and restaurants horse drawn wawel castle city centre people watch great place to visit christmas market free walking jewish quarter walking tour
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It is unimaginable to me that someone can visit Krakow and stay outside of the old town. 90% of things worth visiting are located in here , the prices are pretty cheap and the atmosphere amazing Just look for the area of the city surrounded...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt The number one tourist attraction in Krakow,an area that is most definitely one of the most beautiful area's in not just Krakow but Poland. Rynek is the big square with its amazing architecture such as The Sukiennice,Church of St...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel, this is the 3rd time we have stayed here and it never disappoints. The hotel is in a great location 2 mins from the main square. Room was excellent and nice and warm considering it was -8 outside. Would highly recommend the Stare...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank lawson382
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic old town. lovely to walk around. during the christmas new year time, the markets are wonderful.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sagar_Sriramagiri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Krakow, all the action centers around Stare Miastro's enormous main square. This is the best place to stay if you can. Walking distance to a huge selection of restaurants and shops. Once off the square, we found the area quickly became a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CKF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t imagine missing the heart of the old city. The place, while touristic, is teaming with shops and local charm.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PinUpBoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Krakow to visit the famous Christmas market, and first view of this square was impressing, dressed for CHristmas as it was, with coloutful ornaments and lots of people. The suare itself is huge, with the old large hall built for the textile...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Johnny O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice street with excellent shops and some very reasonable places to eat or have some coffee , It’s not until you venture into the shops that you realize have reasonably priced things are when you get away from the euro zone , excellent value...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank alexanderd59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a picture perfect location . Very good for few hours walk to look at most beautiful buildings , looking at art and exploring old town So unique and so perfect. I think special treat for people who come from newer countries . Absolutely beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Bohemian_me84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cracow`s City Center is very compact so you can walk around on foot. As it is surrounded by a green belt called Planty, you can never get lost :). Beautifully renovated, the City is a gem of architecture from early Roman to secession. The list...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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wicklowlady
November 16, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer E | Reviewed this property |
Take travel card preloaded if you are short of time.
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Anaskoi
June 10, 2018|
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Response from GerC568 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anaskoi, there is really so much to do in the old town, but the Jewish Quater is a must (especially the New Square at night !) you’d need 1 1/2 days here alone. We spent a few days in Zakobane hillwalking & hiking... More
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Tom C
April 18, 2018|
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Free tours are cool too - at the end of the tour you just tip your guide what ever you feel is the deserving amount. You can look them up and just show up at the time and spot suggested.
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