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Lined with mostly Renaissance houses, this street is one of the oldest in Krakow.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ulica Kanonicza | Stare Miasto, Krakow, Poland
Stare Miasto
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

For a refreshing change, finally there is this peaceful street/area where there isn't much crowds/tourists. One can just stroll along at a leisure pace in cool air, & admire the beautiful buildings & enjoy the tranquillity. Along the street, a musical busker playing the keyboard...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

On my way to the Wawel Castle, I saw a crowd of tourists in front of a building. I looked around and did not see anything extraordinary about. I took some pictures and moved on. Thanks to TA reviewers, I learned about its importance. Swing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

An interesting street that is full of history and great architecture, it is situated in the shadow of Wawal Castle and in the old town of Kracow. Pope John Paul II lived here for a short time before he was the Pope. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

A stroll along Utica Kanonicza is much like a stroll down any of the dozens of other similarly charming streets except for the fact that you can see the window John Paul II (before he was elected Pope) sat and spoke to the faithful who...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

This street is a very atmospheric old street that is in excellent preservation. It is most significant because Pope John Paul II lived there when he was Bishop. It is easy to see the house that he lived in as there is a big information...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely street to walk down and explore, lots of interesting architecture and can take some great photos. Definitely worth a look whilst wandering round Krakow.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is an absolutely lovely street, filled with houses that boast history. The street features several museums, a university and some shops and eateries. It's perfect for an afternoon stroll.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Take this slightly different route walking to the castle. Some interesting buildings, a couple of very nice hotels, some interesting small, restaurants, and a museum. Its worth the detour.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed January 6, 2018

The street is under the Wawel castle and is full of beautiful houses from various centuries. There are a few museums, and restaurants as well as exclusive hotel Copernicus.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful side street in the heart of Krakow. Plenty little shops to browse around. Would recommend you have a walk down this street on your trip to Krakow.

Date of experience: January 2018
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