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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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Where to stay in Krakow

Krakow ranks among one of Europe's increasingly popular tourist destinations, which is reflected in the rising costs of comfortable lodgings. The best hotels are concentrated in and around the historical old town, where five-star luxury comes at a very steep price. Old town hotels place you just steps from fine shops and restaurants, as well as the city's main museums and galleries. However, if your trip involves a tight budget, avoid the central district and check out mid-range hotels and economical hostels in one of the outlying neighborhoods.
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  • The Old Square is stunning, you can spend hours walking around stopping for coffee or local beer pint is about £1.50 prosecco same! Excellent restaurants cafes for snacks pizza creme patisserie local ...  more »
  • to be in Cracow and not see Old Town is like to be in Paris and not see Eifel Tower. Running carriges, bikes, pedestrians, nuns, prists, naked stag nights guys, families, 100 churches, buskers. 24 hou...  more »
  • Book on a little electric tram/cart for a guided city tour. Six of us did a 3 hour tour, quite cheap & with an excellent friendly driver. You can negotiate a cheaper ride, we did & then gave the lovel...  more »
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  • Great location very close to the old town and wawel Castle, price adequate to the level of standard. The owner of a nice and friendly staff and above all clean and warm. I recommend this place and I think that, as I will be still in Krakow it again here I come.
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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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