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Krakow is an amazingly beautiful, poignant city and as Poland's second largest city most foreign visitors will pass through here. This is how to make the most of a brief trip! Presenting the HoliDaze top five most entertaining attractions in Krakow: (And be sure to check out my other Krakow "Top 5" Lists, restaurants and excursions) 1. Rynek / Grodska Street / Sukiennice / Mariacki I start with a bit of a cheat, covering 4 items in one, but that's because they're all in one spot. They are the main market square (Rynek) and surrounds - the very heart of…
Based on my experience visiting Krakow and its environs over nearly 20 years, here are my Top 5 Krakow-based exursions. Some you'd expect, some surprises. Am looking forward to numbers four and five myself -- next week, if the weather holds... You can also check out my other Krakow "Top 5" Lists, restaurants and excursions) 1. Auschwitz (Oswiecim in Polish) This has to come first, for obvious reasons. It's impossible to describe it in a couple of sentences. I devote a chapter to it and the so-called "Jewish Question" in my book. Three tips: be in the mood to visit…
Presenting the second of my three Krakow "Top 5" lists. Truthfully I'm looking forward to patronising these eateries again very soon myself, when I visit Krakow in August - a nice time of year, the "Polska Zlota Jesien" or "Polish Golden Autumn." So, here are my top 5 characterful and affordable Krakow restaurants, based on 20 years visiting the city (and most of these have been there during all this time): You can also check out my other Krakow "Top 5" Lists, attractions and excursions) 1. Hawelka On the main market square and as of the last few years now…

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