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Creepy Krakow: 2-Hour City Walking Tour

1. Creepy Krakow: 2-Hour City Walking Tour

On your creepy Krakow walking tour, discover the dark side of Krakow. Learn about Krakow's legends, scary anecdotes and the horrifying stories based on true life. Uncover the creepy side of Krakow by joining the tour just when the sun goes down. Visit places you may have seen in the day, but this time discover their true darkness and get some goosebumps! Don't miss out on visits to the Florian Gate, St. John Street, St. Mary's Basilica, The Cloth Hall,Town hall Tower, Collegium Maius, City Hall, Maria Magdalena's Square, Katyński's Square, The Vistula River and the dragon. Discover an entirely new side to the best sites of Krakow!

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Krakow: Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

2. Krakow: Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

Enjoy audio commentary as you ride through Krakow's Old Town on a heated electric golf cart on this group tour. View sights like Planty park and a 13th-century gothic Franciscan monastery. Hop onboard your golf cart and enjoy expert audio commentary as you go. Hear stories from history as you see highlights in Planty park, like medieval walls and the well-preserved fortifications at the Barbican. Ride to the Main Market square to see the Renaissance-style Cloth Hall and the Baroque St. Mary's Basilica. Admire the Collegium Maius where Copernicus once studied. Pass by the Baroque 17th-century Church of St. Anna, the Academy of Fine Arts, the tower at St. Florian's Gate, and a the papal window in a Franciscan monastery. Marvel at the royal cathedral and castle on Wawel hill.

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Krakow: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

3. Krakow: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

Step back in time as you walk through Krakow’s Old Town. Not only will you experience the charm of its medieval architecture, but your professional and knowledgeable city guide will teach you about Poland’s history, unique symbols and traditions, and fun facts as well along the way. The highlight of the Old Town is the Royal Route. It begins in the northern part of the Old Town at St. Florian's Church, which contains the relics of the Patron Saint of Poland, St. Florian. The historic path continues on 3 streets, Floriańska, Grodzka, and Kanonicza. You will also walk through St. Florian's Gate, an impressive Gothic tower as well as the only remaining of the 8 medieval city gates. Next, you will visit the Main Market Square. This is the largest medieval square in Europe and home to many historic buildings. The central feature of the Square is the Sukiennice, a Renaissance Cloth Hall with fabulous arcades designed by Italian architect J.M. Padovano. The Royal Route comes to an end at the foot of the Wawel Hill, from which you can look up and admire the Wawel Royal Castle. Explore this impressive old residence of Polish monarchs and adventure into the Dragon’s Den below. The gorgeous Royal Private Apartments and Crown Treasury are a must see, as is the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Stanisław and Vaclav. The Old Town of Krakow Walking Tour will also include a visit to the Jagiellonian University district, home to the oldest university in Poland, and the beautiful Planty Park. You will have a 1/2 hour coffee break during the tour.

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Krakow: Private Guided Mystery Walking Tour

4. Krakow: Private Guided Mystery Walking Tour

Embark on this mystery tour after sunset and explore the long and dark history of Krakow full of violence and blood.  Feel this unique atmosphere of the city at night and hear stories about serial killers and evil spirits. Explore the spots where the cruelest crimes were committed or find out where the most famous serial-killer lived.  Start your tour in the center of historic Krakow and visit the most important historical monuments at night. See Florian Gates and the remains of the old city walls. Walk through the Main Market Square, the largest one in Europe, and see the gothic-style St. Mary Basilica and Cloth Hall.  Pass by Jagiellonian University, the oldest one in Poland. Discover Planty, one of the largest city parks in Krakow and Vistula Boulevards. See Wawel Hill and its famous dragon at night.

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Krakow: Cultural Capital of Poland Day Trip from Warsaw

5. Krakow: Cultural Capital of Poland Day Trip from Warsaw

Explore the cultural capital of Poland on a full-day tour from Warsaw, traveling to Kraków by train for a morning arrival. Once in Kraków, you will walk from the Old Town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978, heading for Wawel Hill overlooking the Vistula River. Admire the ornate architecture en route to the site of the Royal Castle and Cathedral. Erected over many centuries, the Wawel complex offers rewarding views of the river and up-close sights of the Castle. Inside the grounds you will visit the State Apartments of the royals. Then, go inside Wawel Cathedral to admire its Gothic transepts and aisles, and explore the Bell Tower and catacombs of St. Leonard's Crypt, where many Polish monarchs are buried. Next, stroll along the cobblestone streets of the Old Town to admire the Renaissance architecture of Sukiennice (Draper’s Hall). Marvel at the Gothic splendor of St. Mary's Basilica, and continue to the imposing Kraków Barbican, once connected to the city walls. End at the rectangular Gothic tower of St. Florian's Gate, a focal point for the city’s residents and vistors alike.

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Krakow: Old Town, Kazimierz, & Former Ghetto by Golf Cart

6. Krakow: Old Town, Kazimierz, & Former Ghetto by Golf Cart

Ride through the Old Town in Krakow in an eco-friendly golf cart. Cruise through the charming district of Kazimierz and head to the sight of the former Nazi-created Jewish Ghetto.  Hear stories from history as you see highlights in Planty park, like medieval walls and the well-preserved fortifications at the Barbican. Pass by the Main Market square to see the Renaissance-style Cloth Hall and the Baroque St. Mary's Basilica. Drive past the famous Wawel Hill and see the royal castle and cathedral. Continue to the oldest district in Krakow, Kazimierz. Take in the picturesque shops and galleries in the trendy neighborhood of Kazimierz as you go by hip bars and chic cafes. Admire the old synagogues in this vibrant area. Go to the area of the former Jewish Ghetto to see mementos from the tragic events that took place during WWII. 

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Krakow: Old Town Electric Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle

7. Krakow: Old Town Electric Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle

See Krakow's oldest historical sights in this electric golf car tour. Explore the most iconic parts of a UNESCO world heritage city and explore Wawel Royal Castle. Begin in the Old Town district in the very heart of Krakow. Drive past Planty Park and see the Barbican and ruins of medieval walls. Head to Main Market Square and snap a photo of Cloth Hall and the brick gothic St. Mary's Basilica. Continue to the Latin Quarter and wander through the imposing Collegium Maius courtyard. Marvel at the beautiful Church of St. Anna, Academy of Fine Arts, and St. Florian. Go back in time to the 13th century and see the stunning gothic Franciscan Monastery and Papal Window. After exploring the Old Town, drive to Wawel Royal Castle. Learn about its long history and see historic paintings, sculptures, fabrics, porcelain, and furniture. Follow your guide through the halls of the museum and into rooms decorated in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. End your tour at Wawel Royal Castle, having seen the most important sights of Krakow and learned about this town's interesting history.

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From Warsaw: Krakow and Schindler's Factory Full-Day Trip

8. From Warsaw: Krakow and Schindler's Factory Full-Day Trip

Explore Krakow, one of the most important attractions on the tourist map of Poland and visited by several million tourists from around the world every year. Learn about the history of the city during the Second World War and the Jewish population from your local guide. Walk through Kazimierz, a multicultural district full of life with many charming cafes, art studios, and cultural events. Begin your trip by visiting the historic Old Town in Krakow. See the delightful main square, Floriańska Street, and slowly make your way to Wawel Hill to see the medieval castle and panoramic views over the city. From there, head to Kazimierz to see the Jewish quarter. When World War II broke out the Jewish community here constituted for over 25% of Krakow’s population. Enjoy a tasty lunch here at one of the many cozy cafes. Finally, visit the museum located in the former factory of Oskar Schindler, who saved over 1,000 people from being sent to extermination camps during the war. Return back to Warsaw, where your professional guide will be happy to answer any of your unanswered questions and recommend good places to eat and drink.

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Krakow: City Golf Cart Tour and Schindler's Factory Museum

9. Krakow: City Golf Cart Tour and Schindler's Factory Museum

See the oldest historical areas in Krakow with an electric golf cart tour. Discover more about the Old Town and the Kazimierz district with an audio guide. Stop at the Schindler's Factory Museum for professionally guided tour.  Be picked up by your driver and head to the Main Market Square. See Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Church which is surrounded by the greenery of Planty park. Drive through narrow streets past temples, universities, and old stone houses. Marvel at Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill. Continue to the picturesque streets of Kazimierz, the oldest district in Krakow. See over 20 monuments and learn about the history of its inhabitants from your audio guide. Finally, be dropped off at Schindler's Factory Museum for a guided tour. Experience an interactive exhibition on one of the most-famous stories from the Nazi occupation. Discover more about the fate of Krakow during this dark time.

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Krakow: Old Town Tour by Golf Cart and Vistula Cruise

10. Krakow: Old Town Tour by Golf Cart and Vistula Cruise

See the most important tourist attractions of Krakow's Old Town during a ride in an eco-friendly and comfortable golf cart with audio commentary. Visit Planty Park with its medieval remains. Stop at Main Market Square and St. Mary’s Basilica, St Anna’s Church, and a Franciscan Monastery. Experience the Latin Quarter, and venture to the Wawel with the Royal Cathedral and the Royal Castle. Continue exploring the royal city, this time from aboard a modern catamaran, embarking on a short panoramic cruise on the Vistula River. Hear the history of Krakow from a modern boat sound system and watch a multimedia presentation on a 50-inch screen. Enjoy the heated terrace, or try the observation deck on board to witness the views of Krakow from the water.

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What people are saying about Florianska

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 218 reviews

The tour guide was brilliant, a great laugh and seemed to take pride in her job when telling us the stories. Was really interesting to hear the story behind some of the places in the old town!

great tour, great guide. turning brutal history into a fun hearted history lesson. Was fantastic to learn about the darker side of city's history along with factual information. thank you

This tour was very interesting, and our guide was engaging and knowledgeable! A great was to hear some history of Krakow not covered by the standard attractions!

Such a great tour, the guide was brilliant and we had a lot of fun despite the weather!

Funny way to see things. Also the guide is funny too.