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Main Market Square, Krakow
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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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  • Beautiful, the food is very good on the cheap in every restaurant. Tip: 1) salt mines, special and comfortable to do is go down to-135 m 2) for the story, although very touching, fields of Auschwitz and Birkenau
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  • My pictures will say more than any irrelevant words. Strongly recommend Krakow to everyone and please, don't miss this main attraction 
  • This was a great historic square in the center of Krakow with a number of beautiful churches , some historic buildings and many touris designed restaurants and a number of interesting side streets.