Explore the history of Krakow from medieval times to World War II and the Polish People's Republic to the present. See the best places, which are known only to locals. Encounter the new history with funny stories and explore the everyday life of Krakow.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 4 - 6 hours
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- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide
- Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian
- Wheelchair accessible
- Private group
- See highlights of Krakow and experience unforgettable moments
- Have a look at the main market square, historic Old Town, St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow, Wawel Cathedral and much more
- Get to know the full history of the Krakow from the medievals ages to nowadays
- Have a great time with your friends or family
- Gain some insight into the everyday life of the locals
- Private walking tour in Krakow led by a licensed guide
- Visit to the free part of Wawel Cathedral
- Pick up from your hotel in Krakow Old Town
- Tour program adapted to the preferences of the group
- Tips about local restaurants, patisseries, pubs
- Visit to Kazimierz the former Jewish quarter and Temple Synagogue with tickets (extended version)
- Museum entrance fees (about €8; optional)
- Pick up from hotels outside of Krakow Old Town
- The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
- Customers are required to bring and wear masks
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Prepare for the activity
In front of Barbakan Krakowski, near to the Brama Floriańska (Old Town) sideOpen in Google Maps ⟶
Know before you go
- Entrance to the museum may be impossible due to the lack of tickets.
- If you would like to be picked up from your accommodations, please inform the local operator beforehand and provide the address of your accommodation.
- Please note that hotel pickup is only possible from Krakow Old Town; guests from Kazimierz or outside Krakow Old Town are encouraged to arrange their own transportation when making a reservation.
- Wawel Cathedral is open April-October from Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sunday 12:30 PM-5:00 PM; November-March from Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 12:30 PM-4:00 PM
- Wawel Cathedral is closed for visitors on: New Year’s Day (January 1), Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday, All Saints’ Day (November 1), Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
- Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.