Krakow Travel Guide

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Plan Your Krakow Vacation

Many first-time visitors to Kraków are surprised at how quickly they feel at home there. Those who fall in love with the city at first sight and claim it as their own are fully justified in their sentiment: since 1978 Kraków has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list, and as such, it "belongs to all the peoples of the world."

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Krakow Hotels

To experience and enjoy Kraków to the fullest, you should try to stay in the Old Town, which will put you within walking... read more

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Krakow Restaurants

Kraków's best restaurants are primarily in the Old Town, within walking distance of the main tourist sites. Most... read more

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Krakow Experiences

  • Kraków's Top 5

    Kraków's Rynek is the largest medieval square in Europe, alive with history, pigeons, and people. Wawel, which includes the Royal... Read more

  • Great Itineraries

    The best way to explore Kraków is to slow down the pace of your steps in tune with this unhurried city, so reserve some time for just... Read more

  • If You Like

    Artworks of all kinds in record-breaking numbers are found in Kraków—not only in museums, but also in its natural surroundings: the... Read more

  • Mysterious Mounds

    A perfect destination for a Sunday walk is Kraków's Mounds. Distant relatives of Stonehenge and Newgrange, Kopiec Krakusa (the Krakus... Read more

  • The Japanese Connection

    Polish collector Feliks Jasieński was a great collector of Japanese art, but when he donated his collection to the Kraków Museum, it... Read more

  • The Bagel Returns Home

    In an interesting caprice of culinary history, Bagelmama in Kraków's Kazimierz District is the only bagel shop in Poland. And to think... Read more

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