Krakow is a wonderful, vibrant city. It has plenty of things to see and do on any given day. But it is also a tourist-friendly city, full of historical and cultural attractions. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the things to see and do when visiting Krakow. From museums to markets and parks, there are many attractions in Krakow that will make it worth your while to visit. Check out our tips below for some useful ideas on what you can easily fit into one day while visiting Krakow.
Kazimierz and the Main Square
Kazimierz is a district of Krakow that has been inhabited since medieval times. Located in the very center of the city, it is one of the oldest districts in Europe. This district is home to Krakow’s Main Square, also known as Plac Nowy, and many of Krakow’s major attractions are located around it. The Main Square is an ancient square dating back to the 13th century. In the center of the square stands Wawel Hill, the former residence of Polish kings. On the other side of the square is the Market Square, a large ancient square filled with stores, cafes and restaurants.
St. Mary’s Church and Museum of Fine Arts
St. Mary’s Church and Tyniec Abbey are two of the most important Christian monuments in Krakow. St. Mary’s Church is located in the heart of the Old Town, while the monastery and abbey are in Tyniec, a suburb of Krakow. Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are among the most popular tours of Cracow. Another important site in Krakow is the National Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in the historic Barbican building and is home to the largest art collection in Poland.
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