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Review of Historic Old Town

Historic Old Town
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Krakow Segway Tour Including Old Town and Optional Visit to Podgórze
Ranked #2 of 276 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.
Swansea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014

During the day it is a thriving centre. Many bars and restaurants line the square. You have time to relax, have a coffee and watch the world go by.

Visited May 2014
3 Thank Glanammanbear
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Eating places on the square can be expensive, go down the back streets or down the corridors off the square

Visited May 2014
2 Thank Lvira54
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

So much to see and do, very historic, beware guys in the main square trying to get you into their restaurants - one of my pet hates!

Visited May 2014
1 Thank jj-the-jetsetter
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Frydlant v Cechach, Czech Republic
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Magic place”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Wonderful place to visit, there's lots to see. Unique atmosphere. Square, buildings, castle, churches, jewish District .. Similar to Prague .. Very clean city, nice helpful people ..

Visited May 2014
1 Thank Roman M
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Riga, Latvia
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“One of the most beautiful cities in the world...”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

In Krakow you just want to walk. Or sit at the many charming cafes and just enjoy the view. And the views are many. As Krakow is truly authentic. And every building is real. And every street is wide and has a imperial feel to it. Now I also wonder about the automatic google translations tripadvisor tends to employ. Sure, it saves you money. At the same time, one review that I'd posted sounded absolutely retarted when it was automatically translated into whatever. I'm a professional translator (BTW), and I just think you know what you mean... I also think you'd gain so much more credibility by employing real people. I.e. short descriptions don't cost much to translate, anyway. Plus, many people (I'm sure) would even translate it for free. I would... ;)

Visited April 2014
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