Category Archive: Things to see and do in Krakow

Krakus Mound – For Great Views of the City

Krakus Mound, also known as Kopiec Krakusa in Polish, is a large mound just south of the river in Krakow (approx 3km from the city center, a 20-30 minute walk). The mound gives some very impressive views. It which is where the Polish Prince Krakus is believed to be buried. If you fancy the walk […]

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Visit Zakrzowek

Zakrzowek is a great place to go if you want to get away from the main city center of Krakow. It is was a limestone quarry, but they hit the water table and it flooded. Apparently there are plenty of things to see under the water. We would not recommend you just go for a […]

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Lady with an Ermine in Krakow

Lady with an Ermine is a  Leonardo da Vinci painting, dating back to around 1489–1490. The subject of the portrait is Cecilia Gallerani, and probably was painted at a time when she was the mistress of Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, and Leonardo was in the service of the Duke. The painting is one of […]

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Strippers, Drugs and Prostitues in Krakow – What You Need (and Want) To Know

We would love to be able to tell you more but a quick look on google shows that Wiki Sex Guide has you covered. Krakow Sex Guide advises where to find sex, working girls, prostitution, street hookers, brothels, red-light districts, prostitutes, erotic massage parlors, strip clubs and escorts in Kraków, Poland. Prostitution (Prostytucja) in Poland […]

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The Best (Free) Walking Tours in Krakow

Due to the massive amount of tourists here – especially in summer – there are actually quite a few walking tours that go in, in Krakow. We recommend the Free Walking Tour Foundation tours. For the latest times, check out their facebook. But generally from the Old Town (which is their main tour) they leave […]

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St. Mary’s Basilica

St. Mary’s Basilica is the big church in the main Market Square. From Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven (also known as St. Mary’s Church; Polish: Kościół Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny (Kościół Mariacki)) is a Brick Gothic church re-built in the 14th century (originally built in the early 13th century), adjacent to the […]

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Krakow Main Market Square and the Cloth Hall

The Main Square in Krakow is the largest medieval town square in Europe. There is the Cloth Hall in the middle, and the big St. Mary’s Basilica dominates the skyline. Side shows and performances If you are lucky you will catch one of the main side shows and performances in the main square. When the […]

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Krakow Zoo – A Full Guide (And How To Get There For Tourists)

One of the best things to do (if you are into animals) is check out the Krakow Zoo. But weirdly enough it is not popular with tourists at all. Why You Should Check Out Krakow Zoo It is cheap! Two adults came to about £7… so about £3.50 per person. If you are a student […]

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Travelling Solo To Krakow – What And Where To Do Things!

Krakow is full of tourists – including many who are embarking on a solo travel trip around Europe. Luckily it is very easy to get around Krakow – everything is quite central. And it is a very safe city, so you should have no problems if traveling alone. During the day There are loads of […]

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