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Exploring Kraków

Just 30 minutes of walk from Kazimierz and we found ourselves on the top of the Twardowski Rock... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Jana K
via mobile

Fantastic spot to swim and sunbathe minutes from central Krakow. No amenities, but take a picnic... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Graham G
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Find Zakrzowek on Google images and You'll know you want to see it. It's a huge body of water made in old quarry. Only local people know it and love it. It's huge, beautiful, with crystal water, surrounded with park and rocks with amazing views...more
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Just 30 minutes of walk from Kazimierz and we found ourselves on the top of the Twardowski Rock with this amazing view!

Thank Jana K
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic spot to swim and sunbathe minutes from central Krakow. No amenities, but take a picnic with you. Also if you can a foam mat to lie on (ground is very hard). Best tram stop is Norymberska.

Thank Graham G
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Beautiful water. 10 minute walk from the tram 50 minute walk from market square. Closes 8pm. 12 zloty. Bring sneaks not sandals. Closes 8pm at least in August 2018.

Thank Henry K
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Blue lake, water appears to be blue as this lake formed in a limestone query. surrounded by dense 🌲 in the city. I heard there are good diving spots. Enquiry and go

1  Thank TravelW_09
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were suggested this place by a local and although you have to hike a bit through trees and foot trails to get here from the main roads, it is a beautiful place to be.. Nice cliffs, gorgeous lake and you can chill with some...More

Thank Aditya J
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, clear water to swim in. You can also hire a kayak for very cheap! It does cost to enter (12zl) but it is worth the expense. Make sure to wear good shoes as it is very rocky and there is smashed glass in places....More

2  Thank Kate L
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A wonderful place to see during a sunny day. Totally unexpected, despite its beauty, still many people don't know it. However there isn't much place to sit and chill.

1  Thank Bindebale
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Been there since mid 90' many times. It was much more charming in past. Last time it was taken by City, they made some weird fencys, "swiming pools". In past was more virgin.

2  Thank adamtrp1
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were on a roadtrip through europe and on our final day in krakow we discovered this place. It cost a small amount of zloty to enter, but it was definitly worth the visit. The water was crystalclear and good temperatur and we all loved...More

1  Thank fr_ydisw
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Went here on our last day in Poland. It was my favourite place we visited on the whole trip. There is an ice-cream place on the way that I recommend you get an ice-cream from cause they're great. When I first saw the lake, it...More

1  Thank Piera G
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Caitlin R
11 April 2017|
Response from machai38 |
Hello, how to go to Zakrzowek from the Stare Misato or from the Krakow station by public transportation like bus.
Anatole M
28 November 2016|
Response from Piotr K | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Zakrzówek is great place to diving. There is certified PADI center. Admission is payable - 30 zł per day. There is compressor room (only compressed air and nitrox). There is equipment rental (fins, mask, sets of... More
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