Krakow's Old Town

Poland, Krakow Guide (B): Krakow's Old Town

I arrived in Krakow from Prague via a seven-hour train ride. I followed the signage from the train station to Krakow’s Old Town which took me through the mall, up to an exit through a Christmas market, down into a tunnel beneath a street and then into a lovely park dusted in a light snow. The walk through the park to one of the many streets that lead the square was quite soothing after a long day.

Soon I reached the main market square (Rynek Glówny) on which my hotel, Betmanowska Main Square Residence, was situated. The 4-star Betmanowska Main Square Residence is the number one hotel on TripAdvisor for Krakow. Normally, I would highly recommend staying here, as the hotel includes many unique features, its location is very convenient, and its price is right. 

The hotel is located in the Betmanowska tenement house dating from the turn of the 14th and 15th century. While the entrance and lobby of the hotel are non-descript, the attention to detail in the rooms is second to none. Each room is different, but they all come with a tea kettle, fancy coffee maker, nice flat screen, free non-alcoholic drinks in the fridge which are replaced daily, and welcoming champagne, chocolates and fruit plate. In addition, the décor is lovely. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Krakow's Old Town
Guide Location: Poland » Krakow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Betmanowska Main Square Residence   St. Mary’s Basilica   Juliusz Słowacki Theatre   Planty Krakowskie   Krakow Barbican   The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow   St. Florian’s Gate   ulica Grodska   Wawel Castle   Jama Michalika Café   Cloth Hall   Town Hall Tower   a statue named Eros Bendato   Collegium Maius   Collegium Novum   Bishop’s Palace   Church of St. Francis of Assisi   Wawel Cathedral   the Wawel Dragon statue   Rynek Maly   Grzegórzecka 3  
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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