Krakow, a city of 800,000 people situated in the south of Poland near the borders with the Czech Republic and Slovakia, is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. It has a history that dates back to the 4th century settlement of Wawel Hill, and its historic centre was fortunate enough to emerge more or less unscathed through World War II and the post-war Communist era. Tourists will glory in exploring the streets and courtyards of the teardrop-shaped Old Town, which is ringed by the Planty Park, marking where the city walls used to stand. Further south is the Wawel hill with its magnificent castle and cathedral and south-east of there is the enchanting Kazimierz area, the former Jewish quarter with its array of synagogues and trendy bars and restaurants. From there a short walk across the river Vistula will take you to the Podgorze district, site of the Jewish Ghetto created by the Nazis in 1941 and the Oskar Schindler Factory Museum.
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CK Dezerter  Trip Advisor Page This charming restaurant is one of a pair of restaurants owned by the same people and located next door to each other in a side street off the southern edge of the Old Town Market Square. The restaurant is warm and comfortable and has a rustic, old-world style of décor. The food, a variety of Polish, Czech, Austrian and Hungarian dishes, was very good indeed and prices are agreeably moderate, while the waiting staff were very attentive and courteous. ( ul. Bracka 6, 31-005 Krakow ) La Famiglia  Trip Advisor Page This rustic little trattoria is the sister restaurant of CK Dezerter and, as mentioned, is located next door. It offers an impressive variety of Italian dishes, including the thinnest crust pizza I have seen in years, and like CK Dezerter the food is of a really good standard. The restaurant is long and narrow, with a charming upstairs dining terrace running along the left hand side. The staff were very helpful and efficient and the prices modest. ( ul. Bracka 6, 31-005 Krakow ) Marmolada  Website Trip Advisor Page When staying at the Hotel Rezydent, Marmolada is your breakfast venue but ironically it was already on our wish list for dinner before we realised this. The rustic-style Polish restaurant is long and narrow and features beautiful, non-intrusive live violin music on Friday and Saturday evenings. The food is of a good standard, prices are reasonable and the service is excellent. Can be recommended. (ul. Grodzka 5, 30-001 Krakow) Qrudo Food & Wine  Website Trip Advisor Page Qrudo is a newish restaurant located in Kazimierz, Krakow’s Jewish quarter. The décor, featuring modern art on the walls, is bright and stylish but with an emphasis on comfort. The menu includes many Polish and some Jewish dishes and the wine list indicates a serious interest in wine. The food itself is both artfully presented and of an exceptional standard. Prices are not overly expensive. Well worth a try. ( ul. Waska 2, 31-057 Krakow )
Hotel Whispers
Aparthotel Home  Website Trip Advisor Page Aparthotel Home is a small boutique hotel ideally located between the Old Town, Wawel Castle and the Kazimierz Jewish quarter. The modern, quirky red and black decor represents a modern take on religious imagery. The rooms have all the amenities you could ask for, up to and including bathrobes and slippers. The basement breakfast area is bright and airy and the breakfast itself is of a high standard. The hotel staff are invariably efficient and friendly and will happily book excursions and taxis for you. Can be recommended. ( Sw. Sebastiana 12, 31-049 Krakow ) Hotel Atrium  Website Trip Advisor Page Hotel Atrium is located on the northern edge of Krakow’s Old Town, just beyond the Barbican and is just a few minutes’ walk from the Old Town Market Square. The hotel has recently been refurbished and has a nice modern feel to it. The rooms are basic but comfortable with all the essential amenities and the breakfast is well up to standard for this level of hotel. The reception staff are very helpful and efficient and the hotel has its own small restaurant if you don’t feel like the short walk to the Old Town for dinner. ( ul. Krzywa 7, 30-001 Krakow ) Hotel Rezydent  Website Trip Advisor Page Hotel Rezydent is situated on a pedestrianised street just off the south-eastern corner of the Old Town Market Square. The hotel has two or three parts to it and our room was at the rear of the building, through an open courtyard (which contains a Polish restaurant!) and then up some stairs. Breakfast arrangements are similarly quirky, with breakfast being served in a restaurant two doors down from the hotel more of that later. The hotel itself is of a decent 3-star standard: the rooms are spacious and comfortable, the cleaning staff very efficient and the reception staff very welcoming and helpful. The hotel is also quite inexpensive and I will definitely stay there next time. ( ul. Grodzka 9, 31-006 Krakow )
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Worth a Look Old Synagogue Barbican St Florian’s Gate Collegium Maius Schindler Museum  Old Town Market Square St Mary’s Basilica Wawel Castle & Cathedral Kazimierz District National Museum           Greatest Hits Auschwitz-Birkenau Wieliczka Salt Mine Zakopane Tyniec Abbey Wadowice   Out of Town
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Krakow
Krakow, a city of 800,000 people situated in the south of Poland near the borders with the Czech Republic and Slovakia, is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. It has a history that dates back to the 4th century settlement of Wawel Hill, and its historic centre was fortunate enough to emerge more or less unscathed through World War II and the post-war Communist era. Tourists will glory in exploring the streets and courtyards of the teardrop-shaped Old Town, which is ringed by the Planty Park, marking where the city walls used to stand. Further south is the Wawel hill with its magnificent castle and cathedral and south-east of there is the enchanting Kazimierz area, the former Jewish quarter with its array of synagogues and trendy bars and restaurants. From there a short walk across the river Vistula will take you to the Podgorze district, site of the Jewish Ghetto created by the Nazis in 1941 and the Oscar Schindler Factory Museum.
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Worth a Look Old Synagogue Barbican St Florian’s Gate Collegium Maius Schindler Museum  Old Town Market Square St Mary’s Basilica Wawel Castle & Cathedral Kazimierz District National Museum           Greatest Hits Auschwitz-Birkenau Wieliczka Salt Mine Zakopane Tyniec Abbey Wadowice   Out of Town Rezydent Atrium Aparthotel Home
Aparthotel Home  Website Trip Advisor Page Aparthotel Home is a small boutique hotel ideally located between the Old Town, Wawel Castle and the Kazimierz Jewish quarter. The modern, quirky red and black decor represents a modern take on religious imagery. The rooms have all the amenities you could ask for, up to and including bathrobes and slippers. The basement breakfast area is bright and airy and the breakfast itself is of a high standard. The hotel staff are invariably efficient and friendly and will happily book excursions and taxis for you. Can be recommended. ( Sw. Sebastiana 12, 31-049 Krakow ) Hotel Atrium  Website Trip Advisor Page Hotel Atrium is located on the northern edge of Krakow’s Old Town, just beyond the Barbican and is just a few minutes’ walk from the Old Town Market Square. The hotel has recently been refurbished and has a nice modern feel to it. The rooms are basic but comfortable with all the essential amenities and the breakfast is well up to standard for this level of hotel. The reception staff are very helpful and efficient and the hotel has its own small restaurant if you don’t feel like the short walk to the Old Town for dinner. (ul. Krzywa 7, 30-001 Krakow) Hotel Rezydent  Website Trip Advisor Page Hotel Rezydent is situated on a pedestrianised street just off the south-eastern corner of the Old Town Market Square. The hotel has two or three parts to it and our room was at the rear of the building, through an open courtyard (which contains a Polish restaurant!) and then up some stairs. Breakfast arrangements are similarly quirky, with breakfast being served in a restaurant two doors down from the hotel more of that later. The hotel itself is of a decent 3-star standard: the rooms are spacious and comfortable, the cleaning staff very efficient and the reception staff very welcoming and helpful. The hotel is also quite inexpensive and I will definitely stay there next time. ( ul. Grodzka 9, 31- 006 Krakow )
CK Dezerter  Trip Advisor Page This charming restaurant is one of a pair of restaurants owned by the same people and located next door to each other in a side street off the southern edge of the Old Town Market Square. The restaurant is warm and comfortable and has a rustic, old-world style of décor. The food, a variety of Polish, Czech, Austrian and Hungarian dishes, was very good indeed and prices are agreeably moderate, while the waiting staff were very attentive and courteous. ( ul. Bracka 6, 31-005 Krakow ) La Famiglia  Trip Advisor Page This rustic little trattoria is the sister restaurant of CK Dezerter and, as mentioned, is located next door. It offers an impressive variety of Italian dishes, including the thinnest crust pizza I have seen in years, and like CK Dezerter the food is of a really good standard. The restaurant is long and narrow, with a charming upstairs dining terrace running along the left hand side. The staff were very helpful and efficient and the prices modest. ( ul. Bracka 6, 31-005 Krakow ) Marmolada  Website Trip Advisor Page When staying at the Hotel Rezydent, Marmolada is your breakfast venue but ironically it was already on our wish list for dinner before we realised this. The rustic-style Polish restaurant is long and narrow and features beautiful, non- intrusive live violin music on Friday and Saturday evenings. The food is of a good standard, prices are reasonable and the service is excellent. Can be recommended. (ul. Grodzka 5, 30-001 Krakow) Qrudo Food & Wine  Website Trip Advisor Page Qrudo is a newish restaurant located in Kazimierz, Krakow’s Jewish quarter. The décor, featuring modern art on the walls, is bright and stylish but with an emphasis on comfort. The menu includes many Polish and some Jewish dishes and the wine list indicates a serious interest in wine. The food itself is both artfully presented and of an exceptional standard. Prices are not overly expensive. Well worth a try. ( ul. Waska 2, 31-057 Krakow )