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Krakow Introduction - Krakow, Poland

Intro to Krakow

The gem of southeastern Poland, Krakow emerged from the destruction of World War II very well preserved. Today, with its Old Town bounded by a greenbelt and crowned by a hillside castle and cathedral, it's a compact collection of alleys, with enough medieval and baroque architectural treasures to touch the most hardened heart.

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Krakow essentials

Expect to Spend: Krakow

Happily, Krakow is a very affordable city. We'll tell you just how affordable, and also let you know what you can expect to pay for a hotel and a restaurant meal here. Bargains about in both departments, and you'll really have to make an effort to break the bank. » read more

Getting Around Krakow

Krakow is easy to navigate by foot, and the tram system and taxi service are there to fill in the holes. We'll tell you all you need to know about getting around Krakow here, including tram and bus ticket costs, multi-day transportation pass costs, and taxi rates. » read more

Getting Into Krakow

Krakow is an easy city to navigate. How easy? We'll show you right here, in our overview of arrival by air, train, and bus. We'll tell you why the streetcar-like train is the better, if slightly more expensive, way to get in from the airport, among other things. Read up! » read more

Krakow Car Rentals

Renting a car in Krakow isn't really necessary. It's a manageable city, easily traversed by foot. Car rentals are more useful for day trips and regional exploration. We'll tell you what you should pay for a three-day economy car rental, and warn against crossing into Ukraine and Belarus. » read more

Krakow feature stories

Krakow Budget Tips

There are ways to make your Krakow experience even less expensive, and we'll show you some of them here. Expect tourist information office addresses, museum entrance prices, and free sights here, in other words, that trademark EuroCheapo treatment, Polish-style. » read more

Krakow Hotel Overview

We love Krakow for its visitor friendly vibe (which means visitor friendly hotels). Read on to find out how to find the greats, and pay very little for them. » read more

Krakow Introduction

The gem of southeastern Poland, Krakow emerged from the destruction of World War II very well preserved. Today, with its Old Town bounded by a greenbelt and crowned by a hillside castle and cathedral, it's a compact collection of alleys, with enough medieval and baroque architectural treasures to touch the most hardened heart.» read more

Reviewing Krakow

EuroCheapo editors really get into the cities they review. How are they received? Read Alex Robertson Textor's self-interview to find out. » read more

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