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Things to do in Kraków

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Castle
“The castle together with the Wawel Cathedral are one of the most important monuments in Krakow. It's worth visiting their interiors, but if you don't have enough time to see the inside of the castle, I recommend you to see the castle's courtyard and the Wawel Cathedral.
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  • 143 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the two bigest shopping malls in Krakow. Located right next to the Main Station.”
  • 78 locals recommend
History Museum
“Located in Oskar Schindler's former factory, the Schindler’s Factory Museum is a poignant look at life in Krakow during World War II. It's located in Central Krakow and easily reachable on foot and by public transport.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Jewish quarter, where you can visit the synagogue and observe Jewish culture, but it is also a part of the city that belongs to the artistic bohemia.There are plenty of art galleries, cafes and clubs here. Worth seeing in the day time and at night!”
  • 107 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK) houses a permenant collection of Polish contemporary art, as well as shows of artists from all over the world. It's located in a former industrial area Zabłocie, ugly and full of untamed life! ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Galeria Kazimierz - one of the largest shopping centers in Krakow. It is located at 34 Podgórska Street in the Grzegórzki district, and its name is associated with Kazimierz, neighboring with Grzegórzki. The gallery has a total of over 160 stores and service outlets.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Best place in Krakow to buy souvenirs. Filled with dozens of local stands, located in the middle of the Market Square offers souveniers, food and more.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Plaza
“This is the number one place on the sightseeing list if you are in Krakow for the first time.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Lunch / Leisure time. Few minutes away, on the other bank of Vistula river. Good beer, tasty burgers. During summer time you can sit on sunbeds, during winter next to a fire place. It's nearby and very cozy but usally crowded. Marii Konopnickiej 28 street. ”
  • 125 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“This park runs all the way around where the moat used to be outside the old city walls. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Park
“A great park within walking distance from the Old town. It's got something for everyone. Great kids playgrounds, a skate park, basketball, tennis, volleyball, even petanque!”
  • 55 locals recommend
Church
“Is one of the best examples of Polish Gothic architecture. The interior of the basilica is defiantly worth seeing, there is a sculptural masterpiece, an Altarpiece of Veit Stoss. The Basilica is located on the Main Square.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cool place to have a local beer or coffee, with the interior made to resemble a private home still set in the past. Old furniture, passage to another room made out of a wardrobe, candles for lights, and old family portraits all over the walls create the cosy atmosphere.”
  • 118 locals recommend
History Museum
“Well organized exhibitions with multimedia exhibitions. A very interesting experience.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Park
“Botanical garden - the entrance costs about PLN 3, and for a few hours you can spend a nice time in green and peaceful place in the middle of the city.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
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“The best breakfast place in Kraków. A wonderful selection of fresh bread and homemade jam.”
  • 67 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“The best breakfast place in Kraków. A wonderful selection of fresh bread and homemade jam.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lunch / supper. Crowded and loud place. Specific atmosphere but what you get for the price.. a lot! Challenge to eat all of it. Don’t forget to check weekly menu (each day brings new dish in good price)”
  • 61 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Delicious French food! Good for lunch and dinner. It is necessary to reserve a table.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Salad Place
“Healthy and cheap mainly vegeterian dishes (salad bar) in a great garden-like interior. There is also a restaurant in the basement. Perfect for a very quick lunch.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Falafel Restaurant
“In the heart of Kazimierz, in a pleasant, modern and climatic interior, aromas and tastes are waiting for you straight from streets of Israel. You will feel the casual atmosphere as soon as you enter.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super affordable traditional and delicious Polish meals, massive portions too. A perfect place if you want to try authentic Polish cuisine in a busy diner, not a high-end​ restaurant.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Perfect choice of various drinks, very friendly place, perfect for gatherings.”
  • 15 locals recommend

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