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Main Market Square, Krakow

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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Main Market 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. Put Main Market Square on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Krakow trip builder.
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  • So much going on, plenty of places to eat and drink. Lovely place relax and people watch. Food and craft stalls were there all weekend which added to the atmosphere. 
  • Great area for shopping, dining and just site seeing. The cloth building has lots of souvenirs: Amber, scarves etc, all reasonably priced. 
  • Though it was cold and rainy, enjoyed seeing the beauty of the old square and city. Including the old trams: 
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