Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, Krakow

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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square serves as the largest medieval square in Europe and the gravitational center of Krakow. Established in 1257, the year the city received its charter, the square sits in the heart of Krakow's World Heritage-listed Old Town. See well-preserved palaces, churches, and townhouses. Stand where Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a famed freedom fighter in Poland and America, announced an uprising against foreign domination in 1794. Over the years, the square has served as a stage for political demonstrations, public celebrations, and an annual Christmas market. Plan to visit Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Krakow attractions using our Krakow day trip tool.
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  • Beautiful square, very clean and well maintained. Full of great restaurants and bars. The market shopping itself is around double the price of other places so maybe avoid shopping there if you are on....  more »
  • Wonderful place to visit and a must see when in Krakow. Loaded with top restaurants, great bars, quality shopping and truly amazing architecture. Wow!  more »
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