The New Square

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pawel_hbg
Sopot, Poland9,314 contributions
Jun 2020 • Couples
New Square is also known as a Jewish Square and is located in Kazimierz. Its current shape and size comes from 1844. Then it was lastly planned and since 1900 a round pavilion has been standing in the middle of the square. It contains small groceries, butcher's and famous in Krakow today, fast food point with delicious casseroles.
Written June 15, 2020
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Tom J
London, UK1,364 contributions
Jan 2020
Having visited Plac Nowy on our first trip to Krakow in August 19 during a flea market I was determined to pop back on our long weekend. However this time we decided to visit on a Monday as there was no scheduled market and the experience was completely different. Quiet and vast there was not a single tourist in sight. Whilst the hustle and bustle of the market was fantastic last time, having a quiet place to stroll and admire was a welcome break from the main town square and certainly made admiring the area that much easier.

There is plenty of intriguing architecture to admire in the area, and lots of small cafe's and other sights near by. Be sure to visit on a Saturday if you are wanting the upbeat flea market experience though!
Written January 25, 2020
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windytravel79
Budapest, Hungary1,290 contributions
Oct 2019
It is the old market square of the jewish corner. There are still small houses where you can find mostly food and drink but also some other things. The prices are not extremely high and if you ask for advice you can try some very special local foods.

The place has a very interesting athmosphera as some of the house around are already well renovated, as others are still almost ruins. This makes a special feeling on this square.
Written December 1, 2019
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jpm64
7 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
Bazaar is a fantastic bar on the West side of Plac Nowy. We were served 19 Bloody Mary's in the morning, with great service and great prices. Anastasia is possibly the most beautiful and skilled waitress in the world. We will be back.
Written October 25, 2019
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LSveritasParis
Phoenix, AZ20 contributions
Sep 2019
You may spend your time sitting in a cafe surrounding the square. I personally dislike cafes mainly because of smokers at nearby tables, but you may sit outside and wait for the trumpet to sound and abruptly stop when "the trumpetist is slayed by an arrow of the enemy."
Written October 18, 2019
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lareina822017
Kaufbeuren, Germany563 contributions
Sep 2019
This square in Kazimierz is surrounded by lots of restaurants, bars and cafes. So, there will be hardly anyone who won't find something suitable. In the middle of the square there is a building with fast food "restaurants" selling mainly the Polish snack classic Zapiekanka, some kind of baguette with different toppings. Furthermore, there are also flea markets selling all kind of souvenirs and staff. A very good place to have a little rest or dinner or just watching people.
Written October 16, 2019
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Tom J
London, UK1,364 contributions
Aug 2019
The New Square in my opinion is catagorically one of the best places in Krakow. Full of life, charm, great food, friendly locals and a brilliant atmosphere there really is something for everyone. The flea market presents some interesting way militaria and the local food stops in the centre providing "Polish Pizza" at a steal of a price is truly one to check off the list.

Great for a quick and tasty bite to eat, a little bit of shopping or maybe even some people watching....this square has it all without the mass tourist crowds of the main square.
Written August 12, 2019
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Onleaveagain
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK7,044 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
Located in the heart of the old Jewish quarter this is a great place to visit around lunchtime as there are numerous eating places. The majority of these are in small kiosks contained within a central building. We had a lovely lunch, after choosing the fillings/sauces, of filled baguettes from one of the food outlets called Elebele. Very cheap and enjoyable lunch. Quite a busy place when we visited not only with tourists but also locals due to the number of small shops and market stalls which were present. This is an area worth wandering around when wandering around the Jewish quarter known as Kazimierz.
Written July 19, 2019
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Wendy Rattray
Aberdeen, UK67 contributions
Jun 2019 • Couples
Visited this square a lot as it is en route to the old Jewish town. Often a market going on. Lots of places to eat and drink, all staff friendly but never in a rush! Just round the corner is the location - Mrs Dreaners staircase from film Schindlers List. Bazaar pub - good breakfast as we jumped in there to avoid a down pour!
Written June 27, 2019
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John S
Norwich, UK37 contributions
Jun 2019 • Friends
We had a great sandwich here but when we visited in June the temperature was in the 30’s and there was no place to sit in the shade to eat. Having said that, we did have a very good ice cream to cool down. Worth a trip if only see the buildings. Check out my other reviews for the roof top terrace just a few doors away at cafe Mleczarnia. You can see the cafe from market square.
Written June 15, 2019
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