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Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum Half-Day Trip from Krakow
"Choose your preferred departure time when you book and begin your experience with a pickup in central Krakow or from your Krakow hotel. Board your coach and as you travel watch an onboard documentary that explains the history of WWII and the Nazi Holocaust. Learn how approximately 1.5 million people — mostly Jewish Polish and Russian prisoners — were killed at Auschwitz-Birkenau from 1940 onward until both camps were liberated by the Allies in 1945.After roughly 1.5 hours on the road arrive at Auschwitz and set off on a guided tour of both the UNESCO-listed Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau sites. Enter the Auschwitz I compound through the gates inscribed with Arbeit Macht Frei (Work Sets You Free) and discover how it quickly turned from a detention camp for Polish political prisoners into a center for mass murder.Explore the main buildings — some still intact and some in ruins — and walk around the exhibitions that chart the fates of many
From EUR39.00
 
Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip from Krakow
"Legend has it that the salt mines were part of the dowry of the Hungarian princess Kinga when she married Boleslaw the Shy over 700 years ago. You'll tour the richly ornamented Chapel of the Blessed Kinga and visit an underground salt-mining exhibition on Level 3.Your guided tour takes you from 210 to 440 feet (64 to 135 meters) under passing through galleries and chambers on three levels. The guided walk consists of 20 monumental chambers joined by 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) of pathways.Entering the Wieliczka Salt Mine you'll descend a 380-step staircase to Level 1. Although this walk is not strenuous and can be undertaken in ordinary footwear it will need to be considered when booking this tour. The last stop on your visit to the mine is the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here a lift carries you back to the surface."
From EUR41.00
 
Krakow Airport Arrival Transfer
"Travel from Krakow Balice Airport to your Krakow hotel. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. When making a booking you will need to advise your flight details and your Krakow accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking (subject to availability) and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. 24-48 hours p you will be required to call the supplier directly (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher) to reconfirm exact pick up times and places. Price is per person based on 7 adults per car/vehicle."""Pre-book your transfer from Krakow Airport and enjoy a hassle free vacation! This is a private transfer service so the price is the same for groups of 1-3 people who will be transferred in a private car and the same price will apply for groups of 4-7 peop
From EUR6.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Krakow

KRAKÓW WARNINGS

Most warning signs speak for themselves!The last one about keeping distance for cars was one I saw happening.We were almost at the highway exit into the city, when two cars collided in front of me.Not...
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pieter_jan_v
Jan 02, 2016

Tourist information offices

I find that Krakow have a great system that support information web about main attraction toward the visitors. At least five touristic offices I saw around Old town and I was visiting city in Sunday...
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Odiseya
Jun 23, 2015

No naughty fun or drunken debauchery allowed

Unlike Euromeet 2009, which was held in a party country (Portugal), in a town by the beach (Cascais), Euromeet 2010 was much more low-key when it came to party antics and laugh-inducing moments....
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fairy_dust
Dec 26, 2013

Wheelchair accessibility

Many places in Krakow are not wheelchair-accessible, and we noticed this because there was a VTer in our group who uses a wheelchair (Winfried - RhineRoll). Most of the buildings had steps to get in...
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fairy_dust
Dec 26, 2013

Serious air pollution in Krakow!

Krakow is a lovely city to visit, as it offers many sights and activities to all kinds of travellers. But before you go to Krakow, consider the air pollution levels in the city and ask yourself, is it...
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glas.rothar
Mar 05, 2013

Traffic problems.

Try to avoid getting in touch with the traffic police! I have seen them in action and I can say that they are much nicer on photoes than live.If you park at the wrong place you have problems as well,...
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Askla
Dec 02, 2012
 
 
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Racist abuse in Old Town and overcharging in bar

I'm a British Asian (Indian) male, and visited Krakow last week. Generally people were friendly and I didn't encounter any problems.Unfortunately, on a Sunday evening at around 5pm I was walking down...
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Gamalost
Aug 30, 2012

krakow. buggy tours

i was conned to the tune of 100 british pounds when i flagged down a buggy for a tour of of the jewish area - not kazmierz the other one which included supposedly a tour of schindlers factory. it...
laisrean
Apr 16, 2011

Explosion in car crime

I was last in Krakow 2 years and have never been the victim of or seen any crime. This time was so different. I hired a car and parked it in row of cars leading to Wolski Woods. Though there was...
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alancollins
Apr 04, 2011

Very expensive apartments/flats

It seems that apartments/flats are almost the most expensive in Poland just in Krakow. Only in Warsaw they seem to be even 30% more expensive.The most expensive and not so easy to buy are those...
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matcrazy1
Apr 04, 2011

PIGEONS KILL !

Three human diseases are known to be associated with pigeon droppings: Histoplasmosis, Cryptococcosis, and Psittacosis. They all result in years of unimaginable pain and then DEATH. There are no known...
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DAO
Oct 22, 2010

Not so eezy peezy

It would seem that the Peezy Jet staff at the Krakow departure desk at Balice are on a different wave length. Having left Gatwick five days previously we were not reprimanded for carrying an extra...
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Robertvp
Sep 13, 2010

Not for human consumption

I was amazed to find that the tap water in Crakow is unsafe to drink. After an upset stomach within 24 hours of arriving at our hotel I was advised by the hotel receptionist that the tap water in...
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Robertvp
Sep 12, 2010

Kraków police

In case you need them, the Kraków police is not far away.Down town the police patrol on ATB's and the train station is surveilled by a remote controlled camera vehicle.Police stations are located...
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pieter_jan_v
Aug 29, 2010

Top Hotels in Krakow

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Wielopole 3, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-072, Poland
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Ul. Lubelska 12, Krakow, Poland
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Ulica Pijarska 17, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-015, Poland
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Grabowskiego 7/2, 31-126 Krakow, Krakow, 31126, Poland
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Rynek Glowny 19, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-008, Poland
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Ul. Grodzka 51, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31001, Poland
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Top Things to Do in Krakow

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Auschwitz

Visiting Auschwitz is very hard experience. Many people ask is it possible to explore it alone. I think it's one of that kind of places everyone has to visit with professional guide. Really - you...
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Wawel Castle

Wawel (the “w” in Polish is pronounced like a “v” in English) is a fortified architectural complex on the left bank of the Vistula River in Kraków. The complex consists of many buildings and...
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Kazimierz - Jewish District

A LIVING JEWISH COMMUNITY The Kazimierz is a neighborhood that used to resemble an open-air Jewish heritage museum. The recent years has seen an influx of new businesses and cultural centres that...
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Wieliczka Salt Mine

The Salt Mine of Wieliczka is one of the most ancient and visited places around Krakow area that you can see. The mine is 300m deep and 300km long, but only 3km of hallways are available to tourists....
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Basilica of St Mary - Kosciol Mariacki

Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven (also known as St. Mary's Church) is a Brick Gothic church re-built in the 14th century (originally built in the early 13th century), adjacent to the Main Market...
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Cloth Hall - Sukiennice

The Cloth Hall (Polish: Sukiennice) is one of symbol of city. It is a central building on main market in Old town. Besides small shops under arcade here is also and The Gallery of 19th-Century Polish...
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matcrazy1

"Heart of Europe and Poland"
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Skeptic-jr

"Krakow - Ancient Capital of Poland"
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breughel

"Krakow: Rome in Poland."
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ginte

"...Krakow..."
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"Krakow ~ Everybody's Favourite!"
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