Category Archive: Things to see and do in Krakow

Krakow Sightseeing In One Day – What You Should See If Only Here For One Day

Are you arriving in Krakow and staying here for under 24 hours? This is what you should do! The morning – Old Town Check out the old town, and go through the cloth hall. Have a look out for some souvenirs here (but they are a bit more expensive here). Head out of the cloth […]

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Krakow City Tours – The top 3 tour companies in Krakow

Krakow is a great city with lots of history – and lots of tourists. Because of this there are a lot of tour guides competing to show tourists around. There are three types: Walking Tours (often free) These are walking tours, and are often free (but you are expected to tip at the end of […]

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Go Karting in Krakow – A Tourist Guide!

Krakow has everything – including Go Karting.

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Shopping in Krakow – Where to do it!

Krakow is an old and historic city – but it has plenty of places for you to do some shopping. Poland in general is full of shopping malls (this page counts at least 12) – but the majority of them are a bit awkward for a tourist to get to on public transport. But there are […]

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Krakow Salt Mines – Read This BEFORE You Go! (Wieliczka Salt Mines)

The Krakow salt mines (which are actually called the Wieliczka Salt Mine)  is an impressive salt mine that dates back to the 13th century. You can do a tour down the salt mines, and see many sculptures, carvings, and are given a full (and interesting) history tour. There is, unsurprisingly, still salt that you can […]

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Auschwitz Tours from Krakow – What You NEED To Know First!

A lot of tourists that come to Krakow want to do one (or both) of the typical tours in Krakow – Auschwitz and the Salt Mines. First things first – Auschwitz will be a bit of a depressing day

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Zakopane – Everything You Need To Know, Including How To Get To Zakopane from Krakow

Zakopane is a mountain town in Southern Poland. It is a small town but has some beautiful scenery. If you are in Krakow for more than a few days you should definitely think about making a day trip down to Zakopane. How long to stay in Zakopane? One day is enough. You can easily get […]

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Wawel Castle – Krakow’s Own Castle

The Wawel Castle (just south of the Old Town – a 10 minute walk from Market Square) is a big 14th century castle. Inside the walls there is the castle and also cathedral.

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Oskar Schindler’s Factory in Krakow

Anyone who knows about Oskar Schindler or have seen the Schindler’s List movie will have at least a rough idea what the Oskar Schindler’s Factory is. The museum is very well laid out, and if you have time is worth seeing. It cost us just under 20zl each, but students can get in a bit […]

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