Krakow, Poland, by Valerie Streif

Krakow, Poland, by Valerie Streif, Krakow, Poland (B)

Situated on the Vistula river, Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland, rich in history and is a gem of a city to visit in Eastern Europe. I spent three days here in the beginning of August 2014 and had an amazing time walking around the city, meeting new friends and visiting the major tourist attractions that Krakow has to offer.

Scattered around the circumference of the main square in Krakow are great restaurants and shops, and the center of the square contains historic churches and sculptures as well as the main square trading market. My hostel, “Let’s Rock Hostel” was located right in the main square, making walking to the center super easy for bar crawls and going out to eat.

Staropolska is a great restaurant located in the main square. It is a Polish and Italian restaurant combined as one, and the Polish friends I made on a haunted house tour were servers here and took me for a full Polish-food experience. I had the highlander cheese appetizer, a mixed dumpling dish and for dessert, polish apple pie. Everything I ate was incredible, the apple pie is very unique, no crust, soft apples sprinkled with cinnamon and topped with fresh whipped cream and chocolate drizzle. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Krakow, Poland, by Valerie Streif
Guide Location: Poland » Krakow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valerie Streif
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Main Square
  • Let's Rock Hostel
  • Wieliczcka Salt Mine
  • Wawel Castle
  • Wawel Dragon