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Krakow is quite famous for its bars and nightlife, but it is also a great place to visit with kids
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The Cloth Hall ("Sukiennice" in Polish) is the middle of the big Main Square. It dates back to the Renaissance times and is a well known tourist landmark in Krakow. Since 1978 it has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back in ...
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The Kraków Barbican ('barbakan krakowski' in Polish) is a fortified outpost that dates back to 1498. It in the old town area of Kraków, just past in front of Florian's Gate. It used to be connected to the city walls, but now it stands ...
View Kocia Kawiarnia Kociarnia (Cat Cafe) Details »
Since mid 2015 Kraków has been home to a "Cat Cafe", where you drink coffee and stroke cats! It is a quick 5-10 min walk north from the main square, but if you like cats or animals then it is definitely worth the short walk. You can fi...
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The main square (known as the Rynek Główny in Polish) is the heart of Krakow. It is right in the middle of the old town area, and is one of the largest medieval town squares in Europe (at 40,000 square meters). You can often find stree...
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Kraków Zoo is a really nice way to spend an afternoon. You can get a bus (from Cracovia stadium) direct to the zoo, or get a taxi (it should be 20-30zł from the Old Town area). There are plenty of animals, and they have lots of space. ...
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The best swimming pool in Krakow - Park Wodny is ideal to take kids (or adults!) to. There are plenty of water slides at this water park. Check it out!...
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Wawel Castle is in between the Old Town's main square and the Wisła (Vistula) river. It was originally built in the 14th century, but has been preserved very well. Almost all tourists that visit Krakow end up seeing the castle. It is ri...
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Wieliczka Salt Mine (known in Polish as "Kopalnia soli Wieliczka", but very often referred to as Krakow's Salt Mine) is a mine dating back to the 13th century in the town of Wielczka that produced table salt. It produced table salt until...
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