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My Favourite Moments Visiting Krakow, Poland

My Favourite Moments Visiting Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland (B)

Arguably Poland’s most popular tourist destination, visiting Krakow is a dreamland for those who love historic old towns and exploring local culture. Given how much praise I had heard for it beforehand, I arrived to the city in Poland’s south cautiously optimistic. Overhyping a destination can lead to unrealistic expectations, so I try not to build up too grand of a mental image of a destination before visiting. Thankfully, Krakow proved to be deserving of its good word of mouth and a city in which I thoroughly enjoyed spending a few days.

I often have trouble figuring out how to share the more popular places, the ones with so much already written about them. So instead, this is going to be a more personal post rather than a broad guide of must-see places. If you’re interested, these are my favourite moments and occasional insights from my time visiting Krakow, Poland’s tourism powerhouse. 

As always, a great place to start with a city like Krakow is the Old Town’s Main Square. Here you’ll find everything you need to get a feel of the city, from the incredible gothic architecture to the cafes and restaurants to the swarms of tourists milling about. Just walking around the square I had that sense of wonder you get in a really atmospheric old town. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: My Favourite Moments Visiting Krakow, Poland
Guide Location: Poland » Krakow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Main Square
  • Cloth Hall
  • St. Mary’s Basilica
  • St Florian’s Gate
  • Barbican
  • Floriańska Street
  • Wawel Castle