Planty Park, Krakow

#8 of 61 in Historic Sites in Krakow
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Enjoy the idyllic scenery at Planty Park, famous for well-tended floral displays, small lakes, fountains, and statues. Following the line of the city walls, which protected this part of the city until the 19th century, the park is composed of thirty distinct gardens. Established in the 1820s and expanded over the years, the park now covers 21 hectares (52 acres) and stretches more than 4 km (2.5 mi). Stroll the scenic walkway for a shady retreat from the busy streets. Add Planty Park to your Krakow travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Krakow travel route builder app.
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  • The park is 4 km in length. It is replacing the old city walls and fortifications dismantled during the 1820s. A very good decision by the then city authorities to plant trees and bushes in an area...  more »
  • The park takes you on a very pleasant walk around the perimeter of the Old Town giving you a chance to admire all the different buildings and to soak in the atmosphere of this beautiful and busy...  more »
  • It is planty of trees 🌲🌳🌴
  • It’s for couple to walk 👫

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