Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, Krakow

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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square serves as the largest medieval square in Europe and the gravitational center of Krakow. Established in 1257, the year the city received its charter, the square sits in the heart of Krakow's World Heritage-listed Old Town. See well-preserved palaces, churches, and townhouses. Stand where Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a famed freedom fighter in Poland and America, announced an uprising against foreign domination in 1794. Over the years, the square has served as a stage for political demonstrations, public celebrations, and an annual Christmas market. Plan to visit Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Krakow attractions using our Krakow day trip tool.
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  • If you are looking for a probably the best pizza in krakow, especially vegan pizza, you must try this out! Welcoming and friendly staff and chill atmosphere in really good spot of Krakow! Will...  more »
  • Central square is a beautiful place, we loved walking through here each day and night, the wonderful atmosphere, horses and shops/ restaurants as well as the pretty lights and historic views.  more »
  • Krakow’s central Grand Square has been the hub of the city ever since its Old Town historical district got the present grid of streets in the 13th century. The huge 10-acre square is the largest...  more »

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