Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, Krakow

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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Landmark
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 landscapes, buildings, taxis horse drawn carriages so really magical. Were in Krakow so when all lit up for Xmas you know about it.  more »
  • We went here with my parents just to check it out and we were not dissapointed. Architecture of Krakow is something to be seen  more »
  • One of the best town halls in Poland, probably the best! There is a lot of great things to do, can spend all day there even without Christmas markets, it's pretty busy.
  • We love it. It's the second time that we come, always beautiful and full of life. I highly recommend it for tourists. A lot of restaurants and souvenirs shops.

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