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“Interesting City Break” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Historic Old Town

Historic Old Town
Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland (Kleparz)
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Small-Group Segway City Tour in Krakow
Ranked #2 of 228 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Exeter, United Kingdom
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“Interesting City Break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The old centre is remarkably intact, and very pretty, a number of the Curches are world class, with good food, bars and a thriving classical, jazz and contemporary music scene, away from the main square prices are very modest and generally better quality. It is also about 80 minutes drive to Auschwitz- Birkenau, which I think everyone should probably see once, has excellent guides and does not try to 'dramatise' what is left. Krakville Tours were excellent.

Visited September 2013
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“Who Knew that Krakow was so Beautiful?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I havent been everywhere so please take with a grain of salt but Krakow center reminds me just a bit of Pamplona Spain and a little like Quebec. The shops, the food, the people, the atmosphere, the things to see and do, the weather, I could not have asked for a better place to sit, drink a bit of wine and watch the people go by. It was great.

Visited September 2013
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“Krakow old town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The most beautiful old city, wonderful churches, castle, cloth market. Huge square surrounded by old buildings and with many cafes and restaurents with excellent food. Everything is in easy walking distance and there is always something interesting to see. I would go back again

Visited September 2013
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“Not Golf this time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Took golf buggy tour - excellent. Able to stop when requested reached places taxis couldn't. Introduced to a Polish delicacy forgotten what its called but very tasty and so cheap - again in Jewish district - similar to Pizza but on fresh crusty bread, choice of toppings (great choice).

Visited July 2013
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Farmingdale, Maine USA
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“What a great place for couples”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I couldn't think of any negativity for Krakow Historic center. The people the food the country is nothing but great. Go there and you will see what I mean.

Visited September 2013
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