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Royal Way (Droga Krolewska)

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Address: Krakow, Poland
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Historic walking trail through the heart of Krakow was once the route taken...

Historic walking trail through the heart of Krakow was once the route taken during Royal processions and funerals.

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A nice walk through a wonderful street

We took a guided walk down this ancient path on a late saturday afternoon. The street is full of tourists, visitors and others, enjoying the pedestrian path and the many stores... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We took a guided walk down this ancient path on a late saturday afternoon. The street is full of tourists, visitors and others, enjoying the pedestrian path and the many stores. There are horsde-drawn carriages.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

While in Karkow, my sister and I decided to take the route known as the Royal Way. It is a great way to take in many of the sights as you walk from the Barbican through Main Square and onwards to Wawel Royal Castle. The route itself takes 15-20 minutes to walk and there are an array of shops, restaurants,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Royal way connects Main Square with Royal Castle. On the way you can visit some beautiful churches and old townhouses. Lots of coffee stores, restaurants, fast food and souvenirs shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

If your thinking of visiting Krakow THE ROYAL WAY is a wonderful pleasant walk that take's in some fabulous site's and allow's you to breath in the history of this most wonderful of citie's. The Royal Way goe's through the heart of this city and was the Royal procession and funeral route of Poland's royalty. The walk passes through ST... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We did the Royal Walk a while back, you pass many attractions starting the Barbican, you pass the monument Grunward, many shops, onto the main square were the Church of Mary is . the Cloth Hall and Adam Michiewicz monument then the lovely St Peter & st. Paul Church and you reach Wawel Castle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

The route now known as the Royal Way leads roughly from Wawel Castle to the Main Square and takes little more than 15 minutes to walk. There are an array of interesting shops (including the wonderful Cup Cake Café - gluten free cup cakes!) and a few interesting churches. It was interesting for me though just to look at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is the processional route followed by Polish Kings from entering Krakow, via the Northern entrance at the Barbican until arriving at Wawel Castle. It is an excellent way to introduce yourself to the history of Krakow and to identify places to revisit. Prior to following the route, visit the Tourist Information centre, on the ground floor of the Cloth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We walked this road several times during our stay in Krakow. It is very nice with lots of shops. It's a good place to get a coffee or ice cream and just stroll. It's a great place to people watch. It leads into the beautiful market square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Known as the path of royalty (now Grodska), the Royal Way is filled with churches, shops, and history. Walking from Wawel Castle to the Market Square, tourists walk or are carried in horse-drawn carriages. It is easy to walk this path several times when in Krakow, wandering in and out of shops. Wear sensible shoes for the cobblestones! There is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We were staying on the Royal Way so spent pleny of time walking between our hotel, Wawel Castle and The Barbican. It is certainly a walk that provides plenty of photographic opportunities - so many churches and different types of architecture and of course it is the way to walk over to The Jewish Quarter.

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