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Top 15 Most Popular Attractions in Krakow

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Krakow attractions you must see before you die

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine

699 reviews

Just outside Kraków, some 9 miles (14km) southeast of the city centre, Wieliczka is famous for its ultra-deep Salt Mine, which has been in continuous …  More info

Krakow Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny)

Krakow Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny)

Measuring 650 ft x 650 ft (200m by 200m), Kraków’s Rynek Główny is the largest medieval town square in Europe and one of the finest urban designs of … More info

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

1,710 reviews

The Auschwitz concentration camp was established in April 1940 in the prewar Polish army barracks on the outskirts of Oświęcim. Originally intended for Polish …  More info

Kazimierz (Jewish District)

Kazimierz (Jewish District)

7 reviews

Kazimierz – or Jewish District – was for a long time an independent town with its own municipal charter and laws. Its colorful history was determined by its …  More info

Ethnographic Museum of Krakow

Ethnographic Museum of Krakow

2 reviews

Found in buzzing Kazimierz’s former town hall—itself a creamy-hued Renaissance masterpiece—Krakow’s superb Ethnographic Museum (Muzeum Etnograficzne) should …  More info

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK)

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK)

2 reviews

Krakow’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK)—in the hip district of Podgórze, next door to Schindler’s Factory—opened in 2011 to much fanfare. The museum …  More info

Kosciuszko Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki)

Kosciuszko Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki)

1 review

Built by the citizens of Krakow in 1823, the verdant Kosciuszko Mound is as revered as it is beautiful. One of four mounds in Krakow, it sits on top of …  More info

St Florian's Gate (Brama Florianska)

St Florian’s Gate (Brama Florianska)

1 review

Built in 1300 as part of extensive fortifications to protect against Turkish attack, St Florian’s Gate (Brama Florianska) once served as the main entrance to …  More info

Tyniec Benedictine Abbey

Tyniec Benedictine Abbey

1 review

Perched in an awesome setting on a limestone crag above the River Vistula, Tyniec’s Benedictine Abbey is the oldest of its kind still in operation in Poland. …  More info

Mt Gubalówka

Mt Gubalówka

209 reviews

Mt Gubalowka is a mountain above the town of Zakopane in southern Poland. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region, offering amazing … More info

Tatra Mountains

Tatra Mountains

205 reviews

The Tatra Mountains are the highest part of the Carpathian range and Poland’s southernmost border. Today they are shared with Slovakia, but in the past it was …  More info

Wawel Hill

Wawel Hill

202 reviews

The very symbol of the nation, the hilltop Wawel, pronounced vah-vel; is more steeped in Polish history than any other place in the country. It was the seat of …  More info

Bonerowski Palace

Bonerowski Palace

133 reviews

The Bonerowski Palace is a luxury hotel in the heart of Krakow’s Old Town. Dating back to the 13th century, it was then significantly renovated in the 19th …  More info

Ghetto Heroes Square

Ghetto Heroes Square

116 reviews

In March 1941, thousands of Krakow’s Jews were forcibly moved and incarcerated within the Podgórze ghetto south of Kazimierz. Plac Zgody, a large square …  More info

Great Barbican

Great Barbican

52 reviews

In 1499 Krakow was a wealthy city under constant threat of attack, especially from the rampaging Ottomans. So they made themselves into a fortress. The Great …  More info


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