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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  • Huge square full of history and life . Loads of bars throughout and surrounding . Of all the cities I've been this is one of not the best old town square . Also be sure to check out the amazing...  more »
  • Greatest central square in Europe. Orginal old buildings, lots of architectural details and surpricing interiors. Nice shops and restaurants. Please, don't hire horse carriage or electric car - walk....  more »

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