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Kraków is Poland’s most charming urban destination. We’re here to help you navigate your way past any potential pitfalls.

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Best Neighborhoods

Whether you're smitten with the Old Town or would like to venture further afield amongst the locals, here's your guide to the best neighborhoods in Krakow.

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Kraków is parked with things to see and do, and it’s also an awesome jumping-off spot for a variety of day trips. Here are five of the best.

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Money and Costs

With its medieval center, terrific museums, and many of Poland's best restaurants, Kraków isn't always a cheap break. Here's how to visit on a budget.

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It’s a breeze to get around this enchanting Polish city by tram and by bus – and easy to arrive from other cities in Central Europe, too.

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Free Things to Do

From communist fallout shelters and city beaches to world-class architecture and museums, here is how to see Krakow for free.

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