Kraków Cloth Hall Meet the locals

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Creepy Krakow: 2-Hour City Walking Tour

1. Creepy Krakow: 2-Hour City Walking Tour

Discover the dark side of Krakow on this creepy Krakow walking tour. Hear Krakow's legends, scary anecdotes, and the horrifying stories based on true life. Pass by sights like the St. Mary's Basilica, the Cloth Hall, and the Town hall tower as they are lit up for the night. Meet your guide after the sun goes down and get ready for some goosebumps. Visit places you may have seen in the day, but this time discover their true darkness. Stop outside sights like the  Polish Gothic towers of Florian Gate, and the 14th century St. Mary's Basilica. Walk down St. John Street and admire sights in the heart of the city like the Cloth Hall, Town hall Tower, Collegium Maius, City Hall, Maria Magdalena's Square, and Katyński's Square. Take in views of the Vistula River and find out where the legendary city dragon once dwelled.

Kraków: 3-Hour Group or Private Walking Tour & Stories

2. Kraków: 3-Hour Group or Private Walking Tour & Stories

Would you like to know the history of Krakow and learn even more? Would you like to see the most important symbols of that city-museum in one walk? If so, you've come to the right place! Our tour guide and Krakow enthusiast will take you for a walk throughout the city. You will hear unique stories and anecdotes that you will not find in any history books or even in a guide book. You will feel Kraków's atmosphere, which is a mixture of old fashion and modernity. You will visit the most important iconic monuments, but also places that you would never find on your own, as they are indeed the secret places of Krakusy - the local residents. If you really want to get to know Krakow, you need to embark on a fascinating walk through the streets and squares of Krakow, filled with treasures of each century. Our guide and city enthusiast will help you discover Krakow. You will learn the history of the city and discover Krakow through the prism of a completely new, local perspective and its numerous symbols, such as the Royal Route, St. Florian’s Gate the Main Market Square, the Cloth Hall, the Jagiellonian University, the Wawel Hill. Why Travelers Choose This Tour Stories, anecdotes, legends, personal adventures… our guides are really willing to share them with you. Get the general orientation of the city, its history and present life in just 3 hours to be able discover it later on your own. Ask your guides about anything – Kraków has no secrets for them! Meeting point We will meet you at St. Florian’s Gate from the Barbican side), Florianska Street, 31-019 Krakow. Sightseeing part I (~ 1.5h) Our professional guide will take you for the first part of the walk. You will then discover: the remains of medieval defensive walls, the Royal Route, the Main Market Square, St. Mary's Church, the University district with Collegium Maius. Break for some rest and a cup of delicious coffee (0.5h) Relax in the atmospheric café before the second part of the tour. Sightseeing part II (~ 1h) Your guide will take you for the second part of the walk, which will lead you through the picturesque Kanonicza street to Wawel Hill You will be delighted with the splendor of this place, the beautiful Renaissance courtyard and the golden dome of the Sigismund Chapel which was built during the reign of the powerful Jagiellonian dynasty. You will discover the historical side of this place and be able to step back in time, thanks to the amazing stories and storytelling skills of your local guide. End of the tour You will end the visit on the Wawel Hill from where you will admire the wonderful panorama of Krakow. Later, you may want to try one of the many atmospheric restaurants recommended to you by our guide, and enjoy a delicious meal and experience the magical spirit of the city. You may also opt for another tour organized by our company on that day.

Krakow Private City Tour - The Old Town

3. Krakow Private City Tour - The Old Town

Learn the legends of the historic city of Krakow on a private 3-hour walking tour of the medieval Old Town. Hear about the different kings and other characters from the history of the imperial city. See the remains of the Krakow Barbican that once formed part of the city walls. Pass the Gothic tower of Florian's Gate, and make your way to the main market square of Rynek Glowny. Marvel at the buildings on one of the largest medieval plazas in Europe, including the monumental Cloth Hall at its center. Continue into the old university district to see the preserved Collegium Maius and Collegium Novum, along with a statue of Copernicus. Make your way along Kanonicza Street to the architectural complex of Wawel Hill to see where the Kings of Poland lived along with other landmarks such as the 900-year-old Wawel Cathedral.

Wroclaw Private Tour to Krakow with Transport and Guide

4. Wroclaw Private Tour to Krakow with Transport and Guide

Explore all the best that Krakow has to offer on a fully immersive six-hour tour with transportation from Wroclaw. There are two options to accommodate your travel preferences: take a seat on a comfortable train with your friends or family and be picked up by a local Krakow guide, or be picked up by an English-speaking driver who will drive you directly to Krakow. Start your tour in the Old Town where you can see the Krakow Barbican, St. Florian’s Gate, Cloth Hall, and St. Mary’s Basilica. Follow the Royal Route where Polish kings used to walk and see the magnificent Wawel Hill. Walk around the courtyard and learn all about the history behind this building. Enter the most important cathedral in Poland, the former site of coronation for Polish kings and burial place for many famous Polish people. Discover the Kazimierz district, formerly the Jewish district of the city prior to WWII. Discover hip cafes, up-and-coming bistros in tucked-away alleyways, and an overall different vibe to the Old Town. Visit the Synagogue Temple, admire its architecture, and learn about the local community.

Krakow: Guided Sightseeing E-Scooter Tour

5. Krakow: Guided Sightseeing E-Scooter Tour

Embarking on a sightseeing adventure with a guide who will lead you through the streets of Krakow. Glide through the city streets on your e-scooter and pass by some of the city's most famous landmarks. Make some stops to enjoy some delicious local snacks. After meeting your guide, set off and explore areas of Old Town, Podgórze, and Kazimierz. Pass by Florian’s Gate, Wawel Castle, Wawel Dragon, the Ghetto Wall, the Old Synagogue, Bernatek Footbridge, the Cloth Hall. Along the way, listen to your guide explain the history and importance of each site. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, stop for some traditional Polish snacks. The treats on offer are Oscypek (smoked sheep's cheese) and Obwarzanek (a traditional snack unique to Krakow). As well as some locally produced ice cream and other authentic delicacies.

Krakow: Old Town Historical Private Tour & Wawel Castle View

6. Krakow: Old Town Historical Private Tour & Wawel Castle View

It’s the history that made the city today. During this private tour, it’s time to discover Krakow through the Old Town & Wawel Castle. Embark on a storytelling journey that will keep you entertained while at the same time giving you insights you can’t find in a history book. Delve deep into the subject with highlights and landmarks like Wawel Castle, Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Stary Kleparz. Connect their relevance to this historical event and the effects it had from past to present in Krakow. Thanks to your local guide, it will be as if you just took a trip back in time! Withlocals History City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Krakow: Morning City Highlights Walking Tour with Breakfast

7. Krakow: Morning City Highlights Walking Tour with Breakfast

Ready to see some of Krakow’s most iconic sights well before the crowds arrive? This is the tour for you! You’ll meet your local guide bright and early and embark on a sightseeing adventure before most visitors are even awake. You’ll start your tour with a visit to Wawel Hill to enjoy the incredible panoramic view from the top. You’ll also have the chance to take a look into the picturesque courtyard of Wawel Castle. Then on the way to Main Square, we will visit Collegium Maius, Jagiellonian University’s oldest building (and one of the oldest buildings in Kraków), to listen to local stories connected with famous scholars from the past. Next, we’ll be taking you to a hidden gem you don’t want to miss – the usually inaccessible courtyard of a medieval monastery where you can go back in time as well as see how the monks’ community lives today. We’ll also be exploring the spectacular Main Market Square in the Old Town, which also happens to be Europe’s largest medieval square and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While we’re here, we’ll also see the beautiful St. Mary’s Basilica and Cloth Hall (known as Europe’s oldest shopping center). With all that walking you’re bound to get hungry – but don’t worry – we have you covered! During the tour we will also enjoy a traditional Polish breakfast in a local restaurant you would never find without a local by your side! How you will help the local community by joining this tour: On your tour you will visit Krakow’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to learn about local culture and the history behind some of the city’s important monuments. Since your tour takes place in the early morning, before the crowds arrive, the tour does its part not to harm vulnerable heritage sites and local people by unnecessary crowding. On this tour, you will also have breakfast in a small local bar owned by a private family, which supports them and their local business.

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What people are saying about Kraków Cloth Hall

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Our tour guide was fantastic, super knowledgeable and friendly! It was a good mix of city history and creepy stories, both historically and more modern. We took a break part way through and our guide recommended local places to get hot drinks and snacks, which was very appreciated :) I highly recommend!

We met the guide easily and she was very friendly and approachable. She explained what the tour would involve and she was very knowledgeable. She was engaging throughout and kept everyone interested throughout.

our host was elizabethja, we think, unfortunately we didn't catch her name. she delivered the mix of fact and legend with a dark sense of humour very knowledgeable and keen to share the many tales with us.

Thomas was a great storyteller with lots of enthusiasm and knowledge. Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommend.

Our guide Thomas was great, so funny and very informative. We enjoyed every minute.