Town Hall Tower, Kraków

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Krakow: Guided Walking Tour to Old Town and Kazimierz

1. Krakow: Guided Walking Tour to Old Town and Kazimierz

Discover the remains of the medieval city walls in Planty Gardens and admire the Barbican and St. Florian's Gate. Make your way to Main Market Square and hear legends about St. Mary's Basilica. Admire the historic Cloth Hall and see the head of Eros Bendato beneath Town Hall Tower. Continue to the university district to see the oldest academic building in Poland, and then follow in the footsteps of Pope John Paul II to discover his former home and favorite temple. Go to the Kazimierz district and discover the synagogues and cemetery of the Oppidum Judaeorum (Jewish Town). End with a look at Corpus Christi Church before walking to Wawel Castle. 

Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

2. Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

See the most important historical monuments registered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list on this unique route through the city. The name of the tour route refers to the formal entries of Polish Kings heading for their residence on the Wawel Hill.  Along this route, you'ill walk around the Old Town which is surrounded by the luscious green Planty park. Make your way to Main Market Square, the largest one in Europe, and see the gothic-style St. Mary Basilica and Cloth Hall. Every hour, near Basilica’s tower you can hear the bugle call.  Next, pass by Jagiellonian University, the oldest one in Poland before visiting the castle and cathedral situated on Wawel Hill. Here, you can see the Wawel dragon breathing fire.

Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

3. Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

Cruise through Krakow's streets from the comfort of a golf cart. Enjoy a guided audio tour as your driver takes you to the sights of this bustling and beautiful city. Select from a choice of languages, and choose in advance which area you'd like to tour. Sit back and let your driver take the strain as you take in the city views. Travel through the Old Town, including Wawel Hill and its famous castle. Cruise through the Jewish quarter of Kazimierz, now an artistic district of quirky bars, restaurants and shops. Experience the former ghetto at Podgorze and the Oskar Schindler Factory in Zabłocie. Choose your preferred tour, and experience this unique city in the most unique of ways.

Krakow Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

4. Krakow Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

Get to know Krakow at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts.  After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Krakow’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. You'll visit Town Hall Tower, the Krakow Cloth Hall, St. Mary’s Basilica, St. Florian’s Gate, the Kraków Barbican, Plac Szczepański, Saints Peter and Paul Church, Wawel Cathedral, Wawel Royal Castle, and Smok Wawelski, where the tour ends.

Krakow: Old Town Tour on a Golf Car with Authentic Lunch

5. Krakow: Old Town Tour on a Golf Car with Authentic Lunch

Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this multi-stop Krakow tour. Visit the most important places in the Old Town in a comfortable, eco-friendly golf cart. Embark on a guided tour of Wawel Castel and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Have an authentic Polish lunch. Jump aboard a heated electric golf cart and listen to your audio guide as you drive through Planty Park and see the remains of medieval walls and the Krakow Barbican. Continue on to the Main Market Square with Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica. Pass through the Latin Quarter with the Collegium Maius courtyard, the Church of St. Anne, the Academy of Fine Arts, St. Florian’s Church, a Gothic Franciscan Monastery, and the Papal Window. Stop at Wawel Royal Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle to begin your guided tour. See the collections of paintings, sculptures, fabrics, gold, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Partake in a 2-course lunch before heading to the Salt Mine for a guided tour that includes an underground church. Experience the unique microclimate and see the Salt Mine Health Resort.

Krakow: Old Town Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle Tour

6. Krakow: Old Town Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle Tour

Explore the oldest sights in Krakow's old town with an eco-friendly golf cart tour and learn about these sights with your audio guide. Discover the old residence of Polish kings with a guided tour of Wawel Royal Castle.  Experience the Old Town district and the Main Market Square at the heart of Krakow. Find iconic monuments in the Old Town like the Main Market Square with Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica or the Baroque 17th century St. Anna's Church. Drive through Planty Park with the remains of medieval walls and the Barbican. Pass through the Latin Quarter with the courtyard of Collegium Maius, the Academy of Fine Arts, St. Florian, a Gothic Franciscan Monastery, and a Papal Window. Stop at Wawel Royal Castle and meet your local guide. Examine collections of paintings, sculptures, fabrics, gold, military items, porcelain, and furniture. View the tapestries of Zygmunt August, Renaissance Italian paintings, and Eastern art.

From Warsaw: Krakow & Wieliczka Small Group Tour with Lunch

7. From Warsaw: Krakow & Wieliczka Small Group Tour with Lunch

This tour starts in Warsaw. You will be picked up by English speaking driver from your hotel. First you will visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, which was built in the 13th century and produced table salt continuously until 1996. Under the ground level you will find salt sculptures, lakes and unbelievably spectacular chambers. More than 1 million of tourists visit the mine annually – not without any reason. Afterwards, your driver will take you for lunch in a local restaurant either in Auschwitz or in Krakow depending on timing. In Krakow a local guide will take you for a tour around the city. You will see among others the Town Hall Tower, St. Mary’s Basilica, Krakow Barbicane and ‘Sukiennice‘ (Cloth Hall). The most interesting sight is the Wawel Hill with Cathedral and Royal Castle - place of royal coronations, weddings and funerals. Some of its oldest stone buildings can be dated back to 10th century. In a cave at the foot of the hill, on the bank of the Vistula River, Wawel Dragon had his lair – the dragon’s cave is now a popular tourist stop. After the tour you will come back to Warsaw around 22:00.

From Warsaw: Krakow City Day Tour with Salt Mine Visit

8. From Warsaw: Krakow City Day Tour with Salt Mine Visit

Spend a day in Krakow exploring the most well-known sights of the city before descending into the Salt Mines, where you’ll discover an incredible underground world of salt. With hotel pickup from Warsaw and the company of an English-speaking guide, all the details will be taken care of: all you have to do is enjoy.   In Krakow, spend 3 hours discovering the city’s unique charm. Among other sites, you’ll visit Wawel Hill where Polish monarchs lived from the 11th century, and its Dragon’s Cave, a huge natural cavity within the hill, reputed to be the home of a monster. See Krakow Cloth Hall, the central feature of the market square and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to St Mary’s Church, a brick gothic church with foundations dating back to the 13th century. Admire the Town Hall Tower, which once housed a city prison and torture chamber.   The second part of your day will be spent at the Wieliczka Salt Mines. Descend 800 steps into the incredible world of sculptures made of salt, salt caves, salt lakes, and salt chambers. This mine has been producing salt since the Neolithic times, and has been excavated since the 13th century, making it one of the world’s oldest operating salt mines. See the shafts and labyrinthine passageways as you learn about historic salt-mining technology.   After a long day exploring Krakow, relax on the trip back to Warsaw, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.

Katowice: Private Tour to Krakow with Transport and Guide

9. Katowice: 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.

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What people are saying about Town Hall Tower, Kraków

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 313 reviews

A great trip for those who want to visit Krakow in a relaxed atmosphere. Ms. Ewa told many interesting facts, so in four hours we got to know the city from different sides. Really worth. You will see a lot at a great price for such a dose of knowledge.

Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. Gave me lots of information and recommendations. Got lucky and was the only one in the tour. Helped me begin my stay in Krakow in a fantastic way. Definitely recommend.

Mrs. Paulina is a great guide with great knowledge and passion. We are very pleased. We definitely recommend it. ☺️

It was very useful, not only with access to various places but to be able to use public transport.

I bought a 3 day pass and could. use the card in most places, I saved money in buying the card