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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

    Try lots of polish food - it is delicious and super cheap! Schindler factory museum is about much more than the factory and presented really well - worth a visit! Lots of gorgeous churches - go inside for a look!

    Insider Tip:Is easy to get to Auschwitz on your own - just get a bus fRom the bus station - the info counter can help!

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    sarah_tuckzy9443

    Absolutely brilliant city, so beautiful and brilliant value for money, would recommend to anyone whether sightseeing or looking for nightlife, will be going back!

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    Anonymous

    krakow

    What a beautiful city. Very clean, friendly and amazing value for money. lots of things to see and do in the city and great trips at low prices also available.

    Insider Tip:If visiting Krakow, the places you must see are Wawel castle, Auschwitz and the salt mines. The whole city centre is great just to walk around, admire the architecture and sample local cuisine and drink. the Jewish quarter was our favourite place to eat and drink, lots of choice and great bars, often gay friendly too. Wodka bar just off market square in the old town was also a favourite, over 100 different vodkas to try.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Krakow

    A pleasant and very pretty city with friendly people and GREAT food, we used it mainly as a home base while we traveled to visit Auschwitz. Every meal was delicious, and even though it was cold we had fun shopping in the main market square and taking a carriage ride around some of the major sites.

    Insider Tip:Go to Auschwitz and Auschwitz II Birkenau. It is something everyone should do if able. A life-changing experience that will transform the way you think. Eat pierogi. They're magical. Also eat kielbasa and cabbage rolls. Go shopping in the Stare Miasto.

  • 70%

    alineva016379

    Krakow = amazing city

    Very wonderful city! I really appreciated it! Especially as young person, it’s an animated city, the nightlife is much more concentrated, and easier to find. Krakow has lots of atmospheric bars, cellars and restaurants everywhere. There is also an historical architecture which makes Krakow very pretty. Krakow is easy for tourists to get around and hang out. It is also close to Auschwitz! Krakow is really worth visiting!

    Insider Tip:Eat one of these typical polish meals: piegori, yum!

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