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City square, Krakow

Krakow

Start off by following the Royal Route; from Florianska Gate, south towards the main market square and then on to Wawel and the Royal Castle and cathedral and see if you can find the dragon....
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Scandale Royal

Local Tip Try the upstairs window seats overlooking the Sczepanski Square. Charming view both during the day and at night.

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Szara

Local Tip On hot days pick the table outside in a garden to enjoy beautiful views of the Main Square. When colder, a window table is the best option. Reservation recommended as the restaurant tends to be really busy.

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Podgorze Parsely Market

Podgorze Parsely Market

31 Jan

The idea of this market is to revive agricultural products in the Malopolska region and to promote those who actively produce food products in an organic manner. It takes place over the course of consecutive Saturdays and is well-worth visiting if you are interested in eco-food and traditional methods of farming, not to mention the fact... more »

Podgorze Parsely Market

Podgorze Parsely Market

7 Feb

The idea of this market is to revive agricultural products in the Malopolska region and to promote those who actively produce food products in an organic manner. It takes place over the course of consecutive Saturdays and is well-worth visiting if you are interested in eco-food and traditional methods of farming, not to mention the fact... more »

Fat Thursday

Fat Thursday

12 Feb

Before the onset of Lent and all the arduous deprivations of the forty days before Easter, it is traditional in Poland to celebrate Tlusty czwartek or 'Fat Thursday'. The purpose of this ancient and honourable ritual is to eat huge quantities of those foods (in particular sweet foods) that will be forbidden during Lent. In particular, the... more »

Podgorze Parsely Market

Podgorze Parsely Market

14 Feb

The idea of this market is to revive agricultural products in the Malopolska region and to promote those who actively produce food products in an organic manner. It takes place over the course of consecutive Saturdays and is well-worth visiting if you are interested in eco-food and traditional methods of farming, not to mention the fact... more »

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Szara

On the north east side of the Rynek, facing the statue of Adam Mickiewicz, is the beautifully restored Kamienica Szara, or Grey Building, whose interior dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. Behind more »

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Szara

On the north east side of the Rynek, facing the statue of Adam Mickiewicz, is the beautifully restored Kamienica Szara, or Grey Building, whose interior dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. Behind more »

Krakow Photos

Adam Mickiewicz Monument

Adam Mickiewicz Monument

Time Out...

Time Out...

All Saint's Church

All Saint's Church

Tourist Life

Tourist Life

Slowacki Theatre

Slowacki Theatre

Monastery

Monastery

Cycling Down the Old Town Streets

Cycling Down the Old Town Streets

Wawel Cathedral

Wawel Cathedral

Krakow View

Krakow View

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