Kraków: Old Town & Wawel Castle Walking Tour

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Feel the ambiance of the days when Kraków used to be the capital of Europe’s largest country. Discover the UNESCO-listed city that hasn’t changed much since the Middle Ages!

Highlights

  • Visit the perfectly preserved core of Kraków listed as UNESCO Heritage
  • Learn the stories of kings, dragons, palaces and castles
  • Engage with architecture and complicated history of Kraków, Poland and all of Central-Eastern Europe

Description

Welcome to the heart of Krakow, where history, culture, and beauty intertwine. The Old Town that survived the Second World War pulsates with the ambiance of the days when it used to be the capital of Europe’s largest country. Join us for a tour of a city that hasn’t changed much since the Middle Ages to find out why it was included on the first-ever UNESCO Heritage List! Explore the Royal Route: As you follow the Royal Route, you'll pass by breathtaking landmarks, including the magnificent Wawel Castle, the awe-inspiring St. Mary's Basilica, and the bustling Main Market Square. Each site holds a piece of the city's story, and our expert guides will bring those stories to life, adding the precious context of the history and culture of Poland. Cultural Hub: Krakow's Old Town has long been a cultural hub, hosting artists, scholars, and leaders from across Europe. We will show you where to look to find traces of the city in its heyday in the 15th and 16th centuries, when Copernicus himself walked these streets. A UNESCO World Heritage Gem: The Old Town & the Wawel Castle are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and for a good reason. Its charming streets, stunning architecture, and rich history make it one of Europe's most well-preserved and cherished destinations. A Unique Experience: What makes our Old Town tour truly exceptional is the depth of insight you'll gain. We don't just show you the sights; we provide context, stories, and a genuine understanding of this extraordinary place. On this 2h 30 minutes’ FREE Walkative! TOUR you will see: - medieval city walls and the Barbican - Main Market Square with the Cloth Hall - St Mary’s church with its famous trumpeter - Collegium Maius, the oldest building of the oldest university in central-eastern Europe - Archbishop Palace and John Paul II “papal window” - Wawel Hill with the Cathedral and Castle’s courtyard - Wawel Dragon - and much more…!

Includes

Expert, local tour guide A thoroughly constructed-narrative Visit to the courtyards of the Collegium Maius and Wawel Royal Palace

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine, but in case it rains or gets cold, we find cover.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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