11 Best Things To Do In Krakow, Poland

1. Old Town Main Square 

Rynek Glowny is the largest market square in Europe and was once an important trading location.  

2. Sukiennice Cloth Hall 

Krakow was once an important trading hub, and a huge amount of the trading took place in the Sukiennice Cloth Hall. 

3. St. Mary’s Basilica

One of Krakow’s iconic sites is St. Mary’s Basilica, also located at the main square.  

4. Barbican and St. Florian’s gate

A drawbridge from the Barbican over the city moat was the only way into the old town.  

5. Wawel Castle

Situated on a hilltop, just outside Krakow old town, is the stunning Wawel Castle.  

6. Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka is a bizarre, 700-year old, underground salt mine, with a mind-blowing size of 300 kilometers! 

7. Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter (Kazimierz) is one of the greatest neighborhoods in Krakow. 

8. Krakow street art

Larger and smaller pieces in all kinds of colors and forms can be discovered on a street art tour.  

9. Bernatek Footbridge

From the Jewish district, cross the river via the popular Bernatek Footbridge. 

10. Église Saint-Joseph

Finally, the Disney-like church Eglise Saint-Joseph can’t be missed when exiting the Bernatek footbridge. 

11. Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest Nazi concentration camp, where Jews, Gypsies, Jehovah, Polish, Hungarians, and more were deported.  

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