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Krakow
Retaining its old-world ambiance and charm, Krakow is the prettiest of Poland's main cities, having escaped the worst of WWII bombing. The former Polish capital's atmospheric Old Town and Kazimierz's streets in the Jewish district are crammed with exciting galleries, cafes, pubs and restaurants. Multi-day Krakow Tourist Cards offer museum entry and free bus and tram travel between sights such as Wawel Royal Castle, the striking 14th-century St. Mary's Basilica and the huge 10-acre Main Market Square.

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Krakow's Historic Centre
Krakow's Historic Centre
Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with magnificent interiors, 14th century... more Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with magnificent interiors, 14th century fortifications, ancient synagogues, Jagiellonian University and the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland were buried. less
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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Main Market Square
Main Market Square
Owner description: Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin... more Owner description: Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin Mary. less
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Church of the Virgin Mary (Kosciol Mariacki)
Church of the Virgin Mary (Kosciol Mariacki)
Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a magnificent Gothic spire with a gold-plated crown built... more Owner description: One of the most famous of Poland's churches, this Gothic structure features two striking towers, the taller of which is a magnificent Gothic spire with a gold-plated crown built in 1666. less
Attraction type: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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JCC - Jewish Community Centre of Krakow
JCC - Jewish Community Centre of Krakow
Owner description: The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow) is the de facto Jewish visitors center for Krakow, Poland. It provides social, educational, and community oriented services to... more Owner description: The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (JCC Krakow) is the de facto Jewish visitors center for Krakow, Poland. It provides social, educational, and community oriented services to the Jewish community of Krakow. Opened in April 2008 by HRH, The Prince of Wales, the JCC has quickly established itself as the focal point of Jewish life in the city both for Krakowians as well as visitors from Poland and abroad. Contact the JCC for information about Shabbat dinners and holiday programming; kosher catering; to set up an an appointment with the executive director, our genealogist, or community members. We can also help organize all of your travel needs. less
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Polish Aviation Museum
Polish Aviation Museum
Attraction type: Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Brasserie Sztuka
Brasserie Sztuka
Ranked #1 of 804 restaurants in Krakow
Cuisines: European, French, Polish
Dining options: Reservations
Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac
Ranked #2 of 804 restaurants in Krakow
Price: USD 8 - 30
Cuisines: French, Polish
Good for: Romantic, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
Bon Appetit Restaurant
Bon Appetit Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 804 restaurants in Krakow
Price: USD 4 - 15
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, After-hours
Zielona Kuchnia
Zielona Kuchnia
Ranked #4 of 804 restaurants in Krakow
Price: USD 1 - 15
Cuisines: Polish, Central European, Organic
Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, After-hours
Trzy Kroki w Szalenstwo
Trzy Kroki w Szalenstwo
Ranked #5 of 804 restaurants in Krakow
Price: USD 5 - 22
Cuisines: European, International, Fusion
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Greg & Tom Hostel
Greg & Tom Hostel
USD 18 - 41
Ranked #3 of 296 Speciality lodging in Krakow
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Mosquito Hostel Krakow
Mosquito Hostel Krakow
USD 21 - 72
Ranked #4 of 296 Speciality lodging in Krakow
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Mosquito - Old Town Apartments
3.5 of 5
Mosquito - Old Town Apartments
USD 27 - 181 (EUR 20 - 133)
Ranked #5 of 296 Speciality lodging in Krakow
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Domus Mater
3.0 of 5
Domus Mater
USD 61 - 87 (PLN 186 - 265)
Ranked #7 of 236 hotels in Krakow
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Sodispar Serviced Apartments
Sodispar Serviced Apartments
USD 29 - 86
Ranked #9 of 236 hotels in Krakow
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Hotel Columbus
3.0 of 5
Hotel Columbus
USD 68 - 131 (EUR 50 - 96)
Ranked #12 of 236 hotels in Krakow
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Metropolitan Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5
Metropolitan Boutique Hotel
USD 124 - 253 (EUR 91 - 186)
Ranked #1 of 236 hotels in Krakow
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Queen Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5
Queen Boutique Hotel
USD 114 - 199 (PLN 347 - 606)
Ranked #3 of 236 hotels in Krakow
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Hotel Wentzl
4.0 of 5
Hotel Wentzl
USD 155 - 242 (EUR 114 - 178)
Ranked #4 of 236 hotels in Krakow
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