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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  • Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square is exciting to visit whether by day or evening. Discover the historic buildings by day and comeback for the evening delights featuring entertainment, excellent...  more »
  • I have been to a few cities in Europe but wasnt sure what to expect from Krakow, I was blown away by how similar the architecure was to some places in Italy. The churches look amazing and the whole...  more »

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