Accommodation & Apartments in Krakow
Krakow is the 2nd largest city in Poland and is one of the oldest cities in the country. You will be staggered by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque archictecture including palaces, churches and theatres in a variety of colours and styles. When you visit, you must pay a visit to the Krakow Old Town which is considered so important that it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Old Town is vibrant and lively and has one of the largest mains squares in Europe, named Rynek Główny. Also in this area are many historic landmarks including St. Mary's Basilica, the Town Hall Tower and Sukiennice, a Renaissance cloth hall which is the central feature in the main market square of the Krakow Old Town. Throughout the city centre there are several beautiful parks to explore. One of the most well-known is Planty Park which has a variety of smaller gardens and ponds, decorated with different monuments. Planty Park is particularly popular with locals in search of relaxation and a scenic walk. For the year of 2000, Krakow was named the European Capital of Culture by the European Union. If you want to get a comprehensive taste of this culture, you might like to visit the National Museum which contains 11 different galleries which are divided by art period. Of particular note is the Czartoryski Museum which features works from Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt.You may also like to see some other areas of Poland while you are here. Why not check out our other accommodation options in Poland including out lovely apartments in Warsaw.