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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  • Beautiful place to visit, amazing architecture and plenty of restaurants to choose from,. I recommend visiting the underground museum where you can see how the square looked like few hundreds years...  more »
  • It's the heart of the UNESCO site, the largest medieval market square of the Western world, the very centre of the capitol of one of the richest and most powerful countries in the world during the...  more »

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