Krakow is a veritable fairytale city, with its magnificent monuments, its charming medieval centre and distinctive Jewish quarter, where cobbled streets lead to treats as the Gothic St Mary’s Church and the Wawel Cathedral.
What you’ll love most about Krakow
- Lined with restaurants and shops, the Old Market Square (also known as Rynek Glowny), is a lovely place to wander around and the perfect starting point for exploring the city
- Shoppers should head to Cloth Hall in the city’s Market Square which dates back to the Renaissance. Here you’ll find fresh produce, clothes and local goods
- Explore St Mary’s Basilica, the Barbican and Wawel Castle for examples of the best architecture in Poland and perhaps even all of Europe
- If you walk around Kazimierz, the Jewish Quarter, you’ll witness evidence of the city’s growing street art scene, independent galleries, vintage boutiques, bars and barbershops