Krakow Old Town

Kraków Old Town Half-Day Walking Tour

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Duration
4 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Walk through the medieval quarters of Kraków Old Town
  • Explore the main monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, such as the Gothic St. Mary's Basilica
  • Admire the Renaissance architecture of Sukiennice (Draper's Hall) in Europe's largest medieval town square
  • Go to the second oldest university in central Europe
  • Stroll up Wawel Hill to see the Royal Palace, Cathedral, and panoramic views of the River Vistula
  • Marvel at the huge defences of the Barbican and Florian's Gate
Overview
Explore the stunning monuments of Kraków Old Town on a half-day walking tour, and learn more about the center of political life in Poland from 1038 until 1596, when the capital was relocated to Warsaw.
What to Expect
Explore the cultural heart of Poland on a 4-hour walking tour of the Old Town of Kraków. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978, the former capital of Poland is stunningly situated at the foot of Wawel Castle on the Vistula River.

Start at the Barbican and defensive walls at Florian's Gate. Continue down enchanting streets to Main Market Square, the largest medieval town square in Europe. Marvel at the ornate Renaissance architecture of Sukiennice (Draper’s Hall), the Gothic brick splendor of St. Mary's Basilica, and the last remaining part of the old Town Hall at Town Hall Tower.

Continue to Jagiellonian University, the 2nd oldest university in central Europe, and pass Archbishop’s Palace, where Pope John Paul II lived when he was Archbishop of Kraków. Stroll past St. Andrew's Church and SS Peter and Paul's Church to reach Wawel Hill. Here, you will be rewarded with fantastic views of the Royal Castle and Armory, as well as Wawel Cathedral, where Polish royalty and distinguished Poles are laid to rest.
What's Included
  • Krakow city guide
What's Not Included
  • Entrance to the State Apartments of Wawel Royal Castle (EUR 6 per person; EUR 5.50 per audio guide)
  • Entrance to the Cathedral, Bell Tower, and Catacombs (EUR 3.50 per person; EUR 2 per audio guide)
Meeting Point

Florian's Gate on Florian Street, Krakow (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• The State Apartments of the Wawel Royal Castle are closed on Mondays, and every day from January to February 2015

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