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Historic Old Town

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Neighbourhood: Kleparz
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Address: Rynek Glowny, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square...

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.

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Beautiful!

The Old Town is just stunning. Lots of shops and places to eat. The donut windows everywhere were my favourite! Good to walk around day and night!

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The Old Town is just stunning. Lots of shops and places to eat. The donut windows everywhere were my favourite! Good to walk around day and night!

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Madrid, Spain
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Nice place to go for a walk or for a snack, plenty of places to eat or drink. Nicer in summer than in winter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. You can get a horse and carriage to take you around the old town but we preferred to walk around. Lots of choice for food there. Lots of little shops and a market in the middle too. Thoroughly enjoyed it even though it was freezing. At night time, they still had their Xmas decorations up so it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a fabulous city to walk around and discover, whether it's architecture or shopping it has it all Its all very quaint and pretty and lots of coffee shops and pubs to sit and watch the world go by

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Old town is overflowing with stunning buildings. Stroll around for the day to soak up the atmosphere. Lots of places to have a drink or some food. Should be on your list of things to see. Step back in time. Loved my stay even though there was snow and it was very cold. But maybe that added to the experience

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We used a free tour in the square. The tour was lead by green umbrella. Loved hear about the history and architecture of the square and all the way to the castle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lots to see and so plenty od bars shops etc down the side streets,would recommend a guided tour as there is so much to see .

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A must if you are visiting krackow. We went when cold and lots of interesting shops churches and market

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful streets, beautiful buildings and churches. Excellent restaurants and cafés, great shopping opportunities. You have to try the horse-drawn carriage as well!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is lovely to walk around the old town and there is certainly lots to see. It is very cold in January and not much happening on the streets. We have heard if you go in summer then there are lots of street performers.

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