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Krakow Old Town, Jewish Quarter Walking Tour and Optional Wawel Castle Visit

Highlights
  • 3-hour walking tour of Krakow's Old Town and Kazimierz district
  • Hear lesser-known facts and anecdotes about Krakow’s history from your guide
  • Walk through Europe’s largest medieval market square, Rynek Glówny
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Krakow Old Town, Jewish Quarter Walking Tour and Optional Wawel Castle Visit
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Small-Group Krakow Old Town Walking Tour Including Rynek Glówny and Kazimierz
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Walking tour with Wawel Castle
Discover even more with this combination of our Small-Group Krakow Old Town Walking Tour and the highly popular Wawel Castle tour (3h 30m).
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Overview
Stroll the streets of Krakow’s UNESCO-listed Old Town and Kazimierz district on this 3-hour tour. Led by a guide, wander past top attractions, including St. Mary’s Basilica and the medieval Main Square. Learn about each architectural gem as you go, and explore the former city of Kazimierz, now a charming and history-steeped district of Krakow. Numbers are reserved to 20 to keep this experience as intimate as possible.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Krakow to begin your 3-hour tour. Gaze up at one of the oldest churches in Poland, the 11th-century St Adalbert Church, before following your guide across the city’s main square, constructed in 1257.

Make your way over to St Mary's Basilica, famous for its hejnal (bugle call) that rings out on the hour from the top of the church’s tallest tower. Then, travel inside the square's historic Cloth Hall. During its golden age in the 15th century, the hall was the source of exotic imports from the east, including spices, silk, leather and wax, while Krakow itself exported textiles, lead and salt.

After exploring the Old Town, take a break to sample some delicious traditional Polish Obwarzanek - unique bagel connected with Krakow’s heritage. Then continue to the Kazimierz district to see the Jewish synagogues and cemetery, and learn about the history of the area. Make your way next to Wolnica Square, home to the gothic Corpus Christi Church.

From Kazimierz, return to the Old Town. Your tour will end beneath Wawel Castle, the royal residence of Polish princes and kings since the 10th century. If you are interested in a visit to the Castle, choose the Wawel Castle option on this tour and you will be taken on a fascinating guided tour of this stunning building.
Reviews (53)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Great walking tour lots to see.

So many points of interest and so many historical facts. We like to book a walking tour as soon as possible to get a feel for what else we want to see. Paulina took our tour and we appreciated her depth of knowledge and patience....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fatfool
Reviewed 7 October 2018
Excellent tour

Booked a half day walking tour with this company and it was excellent. Started outside their offices prior to walking partly around the old city walls. We entered the old part of the city via St Florian Gate and onto the main square. The tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Onleaveagain
Reviewed 27 September 2018
A Guidebook Would Be Better

My fiancé and I decided to do a tour of Krakow to learn some of the historical and local information from a guide. We like to do this in foreign cities, particularly when there is a big language difference. Overall the morning tour was good,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank kmewalters
Reviewed 26 August 2018
Excellent intro to city

We had an excellent tour guide- so informative and really set the city in the context of history. Well worth the time and money...... even if it rains the whole morning! Thanks Yvonne

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank neilyvo
Reviewed 31 July 2018
Highlight of Krakow

Even with heat in the ninety degree range, this tour, led by delightful young lady named Ewa was the highlight of our trip to Krakow! It is conducted at a leisurely stroll, and Ewa points out little details on every block that range from whimsically...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Skippy E
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