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“cloth hall”(1,198 reviews)
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Huge 10-acre square, the largest in any of Europe's medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin Mary.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Krakow
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Center of Old Town, Krakow, Poland
Stare Miasto
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All reviewscloth hallhorse and carriagemarket squarewatch the worldchristmas marketstreet entertainerscafes and restaurantsmulled wineindoor marketold towncloth marketevery hourlovely atmospherelots of shopsunderground museumst mary's basilicastalls selling
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Reviewed today via mobile

A very large square full of ambience. Lots of bars and restaurants all around the square where you can eat drink and watch the world go by. Lots of other things to see like the Basilica and the underground muesem under the main market hall....More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed today

very big square full of historic buildings. quite touristy (as would be expected) but still a great place to spend a few hours. many of the bars/restaurants around the square are not over priced as well (unlike many other touristic squares in other big cities)

1  Thank JoJo1000000
Reviewed today via mobile

This is the most beautiful square. Love walking around it. So pretty and heaps of restaurants to choose from

1  Thank AngeC66
Reviewed today via mobile

Only went here to meet friends and grab a beer and that was excellent. History, ambience and culture in abundance. Really want to go back and explore the history and architecture.

1  Thank Tom T
Reviewed today

At first sight lovely buildings but then you notice how clean it is with lots of Cafe,s were you can sit and people watch. There is an arcade we’re you can buy souvenirs. Watch out for the lovely horse drawn carriages, but do beware of...More

1  Thank CartonKaraoglanoglu
Reviewed today via mobile

Full of bars, restaurants and hidden gems. Really loved sitting outside and watching the different people and cultures in the square. The architecture is very beautiful and well maintained. There’s a roof top bar on the market which is a lovely view point

1  Thank jhart192
Reviewed today

This huge square (said to be second in size to St Mark's in Venice) has numerous cafes and restaurants with both indoor and outdoor seating. Prices and service vary considerably. Street artists perform in front of the cafes and then seek tips. The Cloth Hall...More

Thank JMarpleInc
Reviewed today via mobile

I had no idea what to expect from Krakow but I can honestly say I was blown away by it's beauty! Largely undamaged by the 2nd world war it stands in its former glory and does not disappoint. One thing that really stood out is...More

1  Thank Feeks
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The items you can purchase here! Beautiful pendants and on and on. A great place to take home a piece of poland

1  Thank SMBIker
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gets a little crowded in the afternoon, but early morning it’s great to have breakfast and look out into the square. Not only is the history amazing but it’s also fun to climb up the tower at St. Mary’s cathedral and view the square from...More

1  Thank ElyseLyn
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hollyda
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Lin Feng Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Think it was 60euro.
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mkf143
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
Weather variable. We had glorious sunshine one day -5 the next and heavy rain the next. Go prepared for all weathers better to be prepared and leave layers off if weather good. Schindler’s factory a good trip. Free entry on... More
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Dilly68
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Shanlouisee | Reviewed this property |
The glass sheltered areas are outside seating for restaurants located in the main square. They have heaters and blankets. Great food and great views of the square. Hope this is what you meant?
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