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Poland's former capital, Krakow is a city with a fascinating past, covered in beautiful buildings and set beside the Vistula River. Discover art, museums and music, as well as the famous dragon, when you visit.
This charismatic city has one of the largest medieval town squares in Europe and plenty of hidden gems to discover, too, from the weird and wonderful Wieliczka salt mine to the church where trumpets sound every day. After dark you will be entertained with a range of jazz clubs, pubs and bars serving affordable drinks, whilst there are cool festivals that take place at all times, such as the Film Festival.
Whether you choose to explore the historical Jewish Quarter, the castle or the zoo, there really is something here for everyone with a passion for culture. No wonder Krakow is so popular!
Please note: City taxes payable locally.
Wondering where to stay in Krakow? Just take a look at the district guide and find the area that suits you.
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Visit the many restaurants, cafes and bars of Krakow and enjoy the diverse food and drink on offer, with something to suit every appetite. Experience the bar mleczny, also known as milk bars, or book a table in some of the fine dining eateries and try some of Krakow's famous beers and vodkas.
There’s so much to take in on a city break to Krakow - as well as the Main Market Square, the city boasts some picturesque medieval treasures, like the UNESCO protected Royal Wawel Castle. The castle boasts state rooms, royal private apartments, an armoury and treasury, and also some picturesque gardens.
History-lovers will have plenty to explore, with the city playing host to a number of museums and galleries. There are many exhibitions to check out, including those at the National Museum, the Czartoryskis Museum and the City of Krakow Historical Museum. If you’d rather enjoy a spot of retail therapy then you can visit many shops and shopping centres on your city break to Krakow, with the 270 store Galeria Krakowska mall a favourite with holidaymakers.
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