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“Beautiful, peaceful and charming” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ulica Kanonicza

Ulica Kanonicza
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Krakow Old Town Guided Walking Tour
Ranked #35 of 231 things to do in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Lined with mostly Renaissance houses, this street is one of the oldest in Krakow. 
Grand Bend, Canada
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257 reviews
219 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Beautiful, peaceful and charming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

A walk down this street ... where kings from other countries used to pass when visiting Wavel ... gives you an idea of how Krakow looked in the middle ages as many of the preserved buildings date back to the 14th and 15th centuries. It's an enjoyable and cool walk (lots of shade) with no traffic away from the crowds of the Main Market Square. You can also visit the house where John Paul II lived when he was Bishop of Krakow. Altogether a nice way to spend an hour or two.

Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Charming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Travel back in time. The most charming street. Very romantic and quiet. We also visited the house were pope John Paul II lived, when bishop of Krakow located there.

Visited May 2013
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Krakow, Poland
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A piece of the past”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you can somehow contrive to walk down this street around 5 am, and to find it completely deserted, it'll give you a taste of history. But even at its worst, it's a pretty, picturesque and relatively quiet street.

Visited May 2013
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Oostkamp, Belgium
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95 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Cool street”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nice (mostly renaissance) buildings. On hot days, lots of shades, so easy walking while admiring everything. No cars! (as in most of the touristic streets).

Visited July 2013
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Trondheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A cosy old street”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Go there in the morning! Old colorful houses with great portals and doors. Narrow street with cobblestone.

Visited July 2013
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