Stare Miasto, Krakow

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World heritage site · Neighborhood · Other
See one of the largest medieval squares in the world at Stare Miasto. The district was one of the first places ever designated as a World Heritage Site. Explore hundreds of architecturally important palaces, churches, theaters, and museums, which collectively house more than two million works of art. Always lively with tourists from around the world, this part of town manages to hold onto its medeival charm. Enjoy a walk with a local guide who can show you important historic sites, as well as pubs, cafes, and clubs. Our Krakow trip planner makes visiting Stare Miasto and other Krakow attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Gorgeous architecture everywhere you look. However the number of tourists there even on workdays is astounding. It's even worse than Prague. The moment you turn a few streets - it's empty. Everyone...  more »
  • Whenever there is a concentration of old buildings in Europe or even the world with a UNESCO recognition as historic, the place is almost inundated with tourists. The dynamics of the place change...  more »

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