• Krakow Best Hostels
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    5 Best Hostels in Krakow

    Krakow, once known as the royal capital of Poland, remains at the heart of the country’s rich cultural heritage and tradition. Without a doubt, Krakow is one of the finest cities for backpackers looking for an affordable European destination. The city features stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, varied accommodation options, and not forgetting to mention – it is extremely affordable.  Backpackers traveling in droves to this beautiful city annually have created an influx of hostels. Krakow hostels are of high standards, well furnished to taste, and extremely affordable. Finding a hostel is easy; however, finding the right Krakow hostel that suits your lifestyle and needs can be overwhelming. Don’t panic; we…

  • 48 Hours in Krakow
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    How to Spend 48 Hours in Krakow

    Put your wallet away while vacationing in Krakow. It is one of the most affordable cities in Europe. It’s clear to see why many travelers consider it as one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. It’s lovely Old Town, magnificent castles, rich history, and elegant cobbled lanes make this city a delightful destination for a weekend getaway. With just 48 hours in Krakow, the self-proclaimed Polish capital of culture, you may have to put in extra effort to see all that this city has to offer, including medieval religious sites, Gothic relics, and other lovely attractions. Not to mention the many exotic restaurants, cafes and bars, green…

  • Famous Churches in Krakow
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    Famous Churches in Krakow you Must-See

    Want to see one-of-its-kind architecture while vacationing in Krakow? Would you like to know where the city’s main wealth lies? Visit Krakow churches. Despite its modern age, Krakow never forgets its root. The town maintains its rich culture and traditions evident in its churches and other religious sites. Krakow churches are plentiful; hence it is impossible to explore all.  On the city’s touristic map, there are over 350 churches listed for you to choose from. Equally impressive is the fact that no two church has similar features. Each church boasts its own unique feature, so there’s something to admire.  Here are the best five churches in Krakow recommended to visit.…

  • Krakow's Old Town
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    Exploring Krakow’s Old Town

    Many argue that no trip to Poland will be considered complete without spending at least a day in Krakow. It is described by many as a charming city that’s not only attractive but also ideal for travelers on all budgets, ages, and lifestyles. Visiting Krakow is one of the greatest travel decisions you’ll ever make. This is because the city never disappoints. What you’ll find upon arrival will amaze you – a beautiful Old Town bustling with activities and attractions designed to suit the lifestyle of every traveler. The Old Town is the most vibrant and popular place in Krakow, attracting more than 10 million people annually. The area is…

  • Barbican in Krakow
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    Barbican in Krakow

    The Barbican in Krakow is one of the symbols of the city. This unusual building that guards the historic entrance to the city attracts crowds of tourists every day. The Barbican is one of the few preserved elements of the former fortifications of the city. Its history is quite turbulent, and there were even plans to destroy it. What do we know about the Krakow Barbican preserved to this day? History The Barbican was built at the very end of the 15th century. King Jan Olbracht personally laid the cornerstone and financed the construction of fortifications. The role of the Barbican was to defend the city against the invasion of Wallachian-Turkish…

  • The Cloth Hall in Krakow
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    The Cloth Hall in Krakow

    The Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) is located in the middle of the main square (Rynek) of Krakow. The old market place in its current form dates from the 16th century. Numerous souvenir shops are located inside the market hall, and several cafes, pubs, and restaurants can be found around the Cloth Hall and on the market. It makes it one of the best things to do in Krakow. History Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful buildings in Krakow is Sukiennice. Located in the center of Krakow’s main market square, the Cloth Hall refers to a rich trading tradition. In these halls, Sukiennice, in Polish, the wealthy merchants sold their textiles and…