City Guide Krakow, Poland

Visiting Krakow

While the rest of the country was being blasted during WWII, Krakow emerged from the war largely unscathed. As a result the city is now home to a unique mix of the old and the new that you won’t find in any other Polish city.

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Krakow City Reviews

  • 100%



    I was travelling for a month and a half around Europe, and I have to say that Krakow is the city that I loved the most. It is really beautiful, its architecture is amazing, the colors of its building surprised my eyes all the time. It is a really great city to chill and also has a lot of history. I would definitively come back.

    Insider Tip:A tip for traveller would be to contact locals from Krakow through couchsurfing because they know a lot of things about the city that don't appear on the internet.

  • 90%


    A Must See City!!!

    such an amazing city,...full of history....great food, great nightlife (suchhhhh great nightlife), and the nicest people

    Insider Tip:party in old jewish quarter (it's cheaper and the people are more fun and relaxed) to start off your night since bars/lounges here close earlier, then head to main square where everything is open till wee hours of the morning. try to avoid the gypsies!!

  • 80%


    Good things come in Small packages

    Krakow is like a condensed city - it has an Old town, all the clubs, eatery joints and shopping all within a 5 km radius. I felt quite at home and theres a really good feel about the place.

  • 90%


    Krakow - A Hidden Gem

    Krakow is by far one of my favourite cities on the planet. I was there in mid-to-late August and the weather was sublime. It is spectacularly clean and an incredibly beautiful city, with locals to match ;) The sight seeing is fantastic, wawel castle right near the lake is stunning and the Old Town Square is a must see in both the sun and moon light. Apart from being easy on the eyes, Krakow is jaw-droppingly cheap - paying between $2-3 for a very filling meal of Perogi! Krakow = 10/10

    Insider Tip:If you're a bit of an adrenaline junkee, there's bungee jumping from a crane not too far from the Old Town Square (10 minutes by bike) which was an awesome experience and is only 175 zloty ($60 US). My other favourites were walking around the castle and seeing the State Rooms and the Armoury (Get an audio guide - it's worth it!). Auschwitz was a moving experience and a must see, you won't laugh much but you will see a side of history most people don't. The Salt mines are incredible as well!

  • 90%


    Fun city to explore!

    Nice cheap city with great places to eat and of course full of history. Would recommend to anyone who wants a couple of days away to explore.

    Insider Tip:Go for a random walk and buy some food somewhere that you weren't planning to :D

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