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Pocket Guide: Krakow Old Town Hotels

Old Town is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood's college atmosphere and rich culture are just a couple of its charming qualities. You can satisfy your cultural palate with art and entertainment. Choose one of Old Town's hotels and explore the area around Krakow with ease.

Sightseeing around Old Town

The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Rynek Underground, Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in Sukiennice, and Kantor's Atelier feature captivating exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at National Old Theatre, Krakow Philharmonic, and Juliusz Slowacki Theater. Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Church of St. Wojciech, and St. Mary's Basilica are monuments worth a look. Learn about the local history at St. Barbara's Church, Bourgeois House, and Krzysztofory Palace. Hours of family fun are waiting at Aquarium and Natural History Museum, Glass and Ceramics Centre, and Park Wodny.

Shopping and taking a tour are a couple of popular activities in the area. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Planty Park, Park Krakowski, and Jordan Park. At Blonia Park, Bednarski Park, and Stanislaw Lem Garden of Experiences, take some time to really appreciate nature. Cellar Under the Rams, Stary Kleparz, or Galeria Krakowska will provide yet another welcomed diversion.

Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Main Market Square, Wawel Castle, and Cloth Hall. You can also stop by Town Hall Tower, Little Market Square, and Lost Souls Alley.

Getting around Old Town

Old Town is 6 miles (9.7 km) from the airport in Krakow (KRK-John Paul II - Balice).