Krakow: Old Town Walk
Once you decide to visit Poland, the city which you absolutely must visit during your stay is Krakow. It is the most popular city for a city break and the amount of tourists coming is rising every year. In the past, it used to be the capital of the country, nowadays it is definitely the capital of the tourism industry. Krakow has so much to offer – the expansive Old Market which is the biggest medieval one in Europe listed by UNESCO, many historical sites to explore and several attractions outside the city worth to see as well. With us you will have the chance to discover this magical city with one of our professional, licensed guides.
Krakow can brag with its beauty thanks to the fact that it was not damaged during World War II. Most of the buildings surrounding the Market stand for hundred years and were only renovated. In this historical period, a significant amount of polish cities under German occupation were destroyed and needed to be rebuild from the start. This tour includes all the highlights of the Old Town for which the city is famous for. It follows the Royal Route that goes along the most known streets in Krakow, the Slowacki Theater, one of the oldest universities in Europe – the Jagiellonian University and the mentioned impressing Main Market Square which size is compared to the Piazza San Marco in Venice.
You will also explore St. Mary’s Basilica and of course the magnificent Royal Castle on the Wawel Hill with the Cathedral, Zygmunts Bell, Dragon’s Den, tombs of polish kings and one of our presidents. During this tour you will stroll down the charming streets full of history with the possibility to have a short coffee break or small treat. If you happen to be at the Main Market Square at a full hour, you will hear the legendary bugle call from St. Mary Basilica. It is a sonic symbol of Krakow that resounds until this day. Join us for a nice walk with one of our guides, we are sure you will not regret it and it will be a memorable experience!
During this tour you will see:
- the Main Market Square,
- the Adam Mickiewicz monument
- the Slowacki Theatre,
- the Cloth Hall,
- St. Mary’s Basilica,
- the Town Hall Tower,
- the Barbican with the medieval defensive walls,
- the Florianska Gate,
- Florianska Street with the Muzeum of Jan Matejko’s Home
- Collegium Maius and Collegium Novum of the Jagiellonian University,
- Kanonicza Street – the oldest in Krakow
- All Saints Square with the Pope’s Window,
- St. Peter and St. Pauls’ Church on Grodzka Street,
- the Wawel Royal Castle with the Cathedral, Zygmunts Bell, kings tombs and the Dragon Den
Duration: approximately 3 hours
- 400 PLN total (1-6 persons)
- Contact us (7 persons or more)
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