Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, Krakow

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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square serves as the largest medieval square in Europe and the gravitational center of Krakow. Established in 1257, the year the city received its charter, the square sits in the heart of Krakow's World Heritage-listed Old Town. See well-preserved palaces, churches, and townhouses. Stand where Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a famed freedom fighter in Poland and America, announced an uprising against foreign domination in 1794. Over the years, the square has served as a stage for political demonstrations, public celebrations, and an annual Christmas market. Plan to visit Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Krakow attractions using our Krakow day trip tool.
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  • Good old building around the square as well as many restaurants, you can also get a horse and carriage ride around town from here.  more »
  • Plenty to do around the Square as there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars and therefore a lot of choice of great food and drinks. Loved to watch the carriages with their beautiful horses...  more »

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