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Historic Old Town, Krakow

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See one of the largest medieval squares in the world at Historic Old Town. The district was one of the first places ever designated as a World Heritage Site. Explore hundreds of architecturally important palaces, churches, theaters, and museums, which collectively house more than two million works of art. Always lively with tourists from around the world, this part of town manages to hold onto its medeival charm. Enjoy a walk with a local guide who can show you important historic sites, as well as pubs, cafes, and clubs. To visit Historic Old Town and get the most from your holiday in Krakow, create itinerary details personal to you using our Krakow holiday planner.
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  • Fairytale, nostalgic place surprisingly quiet and free from the city noise. Perfect for an evening stroll. A lot of different venues, where you can drink or eat. The charming and rich in old tenement buildings and decorative facades.
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  • Nice wide streets, few vehicles and plenty to see. Feels really safe as well walking around. The streets are really clean as well.  more »
  • Lovely to see a major City which is not overrun with shop brands which litter many other cities, and towns, in Europe although that food chain with the golden arches is evident so I'm sure it's only a...  more »
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  • Very nice.
  • Good breakfast and good service of the same.
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  • Kraków's old town is really worth, but left by tourists visiting. There it is worth time early to get up and then through the old town to walk, while the others still asleep or just breakfast. Necessarily the much time for planning, it is very much to see.
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  • Nice and nice
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