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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

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    The most romantic town I've ever been

    I wasn't sure what to expect from Krakow and I was so surprised to see is actually a magical place. I'd recommend it to any person. The food is cheap, you can walk everywhere since is a small town. Every corner of it is perfectly designed to make you feel you're in a doll house. All the stores and restaurants have their own style and the atmosphere is pretty magic.

    Insider Tip:You should get some really cheap pierogi at "U Babci Maliny". A lot of locals eat there, the food is cheap, the place has a vintage look and there's a sweet old man playing the piano beatifuly.

  • 80%

    DimasBR

    Amazing city

    The city is very good, it is really small so you can get around easily. A lot of young people too, the bars were always full.

  • 50%

    Anonymous

    krakow, Poland

    The general atmosphere of the city felt like it was haunted by troubles, creating a low mood amongst the culture.

    Insider Tip:make sure you validate bus tickets in the machines once bought to avoid being fined on the spot.

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    I'd move there!

    Krakow is a gorgeous medieval town with buckets of charm and just a friendly environment. I went there to do a tour of Aushwitz and was very happy I stayed a extra day to see the city. Everyone I met was very friendly, there's plenty to do including free walking tours, and Polish food is delicious.

    Insider Tip:24 hour perogie shop. Enough said.

  • 40%

    Anonymous

    Beautiful 'Old Town'.

    Main square, churches, restaurants, permanent market, and surrounded by leafy parks. A good base loicatiin as well for several day trips. This is a location with more than its fair share of history.

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