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18 top things to do in Kraków for someone who visits Kraków for the first time

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I’ve curated, by order, a selection of the 18 best attractions, monuments, parks, neighborhoods, museums, buildings, events and other things to see in Kraków.

Museum

Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz Concentration Camp. The location of ...

Auschwitz Concentration Camp. The location of Auschwitz wasn't chosen by chance, it was chosen for three reasons: the trai... + More

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Monument

Wawel Castle

Located on a hill near Vistula river, Wawel Cas...

Located on a hill near Vistula river, Wawel Castle is the most representative castle of Kraków. You can take a tour thr... + More

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Monument

Remuh Synagogue

Built in the 16th Century, it's the smalles...

Built in the 16th Century, it's the smallest synagogue in Kazimierz. The walls on the inside are white so that people who a... + More

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Museum

Fabryka Oskara Schindlera

Oskar Schindler was a Polish businessman who he...

Oskar Schindler was a Polish businessman who helped over a thousand of Jews to avoid being sent to Concentration Camps. These p... + More

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Monument

Bazylika Mariacka

St. Mary's Basilica was built in the 13th C...

St. Mary's Basilica was built in the 13th Century, but it was destroyed by a fire and rebuilt into what it is today, in got... + More

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Viewpoint

Rynek Główny

Rynek Główny means "Main Market Squ...

Rynek Główny means "Main Market Square". With 40.000 squared meters, it's the biggest medieval square of E... + More

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Viewpoint

Plac Bohaterów Getta

Located in the district of Podgórze, whi...

Located in the district of Podgórze, which in 1941 was converted into the ghetto of Kraków, the old Plac Zgody wa... + More

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Museum

Muzeum Apteka Pod Orłem

"Apteka Pod Orlem" means "Pharma...

"Apteka Pod Orlem" means "Pharmacy under the Eagle". The name was given because of the Eagle statue that ca... + More

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Monument

Barbakan

The barbican is a gothic structure that's l...

The barbican is a gothic structure that's located in the North corner of the Planty Park and through which Kings and i... + More

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Green

Planty Park

This park is one of the largest ones in Krak&oa...

This park is one of the largest ones in Kraków. It starts and ends at the bottom of Wawel Castle, 'containing&#... + More

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Monument

Brama Floriańska

St. Florian's Gate is one of the most famou...

St. Florian's Gate is one of the most famous towers in the city, it's where the Royal Road of Kraków begins. Not... + More

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Monument

Sukiennice

The Market. It's the main building of the s...

The Market. It's the main building of the square, it has 2 floors and it was founded in the 13th century. In its interior y... + More

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Monument

Wieża Ratuszowa

This is the tower of the Old City Hall. It'...

This is the tower of the Old City Hall. It's 70 meters high. In the undergrounds there used to be a prison, a torture room... + More

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Monument

Kościół Św. Wojciecha

This small church was built in the XI century w...

This small church was built in the XI century with romanesque style. It was built before the rest of the city was layed out, th... + More

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Other

Collegium Maius

The Collegium Maius (in Latin "Great Colle...

The Collegium Maius (in Latin "Great College") is the oldest building of the Jagiellonian University of Kraków... + More

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Other

Ulica Grodzka

This is one of the main streets in the Old Town...

This is one of the main streets in the Old Town of Kraków. It connects Rynek Główny, the main square, with W... + More

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Monument

Old Synagogue

The Old Synagogue was built in the 15th century...

The Old Synagogue was built in the 15th century, around 1407. It's the oldest and best preserved synagogue in Kraków... + More

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Monument

Father Bernatek's Pedestrian Bridge

This bridge was inaugurated in 2010 and it'...

This bridge was inaugurated in 2010 and it's a pedestrian and bike bridge. It's often used to exhibit sculptures of di... + More

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