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Krakow’s Old Town and Market Square

By   November 7, 2019

There is much to be enjoyed in the city of Krakow, both during the day and when the sun goes down, but one of the most enjoyable things to do in the city is spend some time in Krakow’s Old Town and Market Square.  People have been gathering here to socialize and sell their wares since the 13th century, making it not only one of the largest medieval style town squares in all of Europe, but also one of the oldest as well.  This is the reason so many visitors to the city pay a visit to the area, because it is truly something to see.  And shopping is not the only thing you can do in the Old Town Market Square.  There are any number of activities that you can get involved in on any given day when you visit Old Town.  For instance you could take a horse-drawn carriage ride or visit the Town Hall Tower.  Old Town is also where the Sukiennice is located, which is both an architectural wonder that you can tour, as well as the home of a market where items are sold by locals.  You will find a number of other museums in the area as well, all significant to Krakow’s history.  And the buildings that the museums are housed are themselves something worth seeing. 

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