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Krakow Old Town - audio guided tour
Learn about the history of the most important sites of Krakow's Old Town during an enjoyable walk with a professionally prepared audio guide. While strolling around Krakow's Main Square and its surrounding areas, listen to a recording rich in important facts, but also trivia and legends.
About this activity
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour
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Duration: ca. 2-3 hours (2 hours – walking tour of Krakow's Old Town + 1 hour – extra time)
Description: audio-guided tour around Krakow's Old Town
- individual city tour,
- sightseeing of the most important sites of Krakow's Old Town,
- professional commentary on the most interesting attractions and monuments,
- excellent introduction to further tours of Krakow,
- support in Polish and English,
- duration: 2-3 hours (depending on the pace of the participant),
- option of extending the tour with a visit to Wawel Hill (also with an audio guide).
Explore Krakow's Old Town with a professionally prepared audio guide. The content of the recording has been prepared in a way as to be accessible for everyone. Learn about the most important monuments inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List:
Barbican, Cloth Hall, Florian Gate, St. Mary's Basilica, as well as the hidden gems of the oldest section of Krakow. The meticulously prepared guide presents the history of the city in an attractive way, as well as the trivia and legends associated with it.
Start on Grodzka Street under the church of St. Peter and Paul - the oldest baroque church in Krakow. Continue along the charming Kanonicza Street and visit the lovely chain of gardens, Planty. Discover the secrets of the Jagiellonian University, one of the oldest universities in the world, and find out about the source of its students' knowledge.
Proceed to Szczepanski Square, where you will see Krakow's old skyscraper from before World War II, and then head towards the vibrant heart of the Old Town - Krakow's Market Square. Find out what happened to the Town Hall and whose head lies next to its tower.
Learn about the history of St Mary's Basilica and the dark legend of the fratricide that is associated with it. Find out why St Mary's iron pillories are well polished. Next, turn onto Florianska Street, where Jan Matejko once lived. Discover the location of Krakow's Leonardo da Vinci painting and... mind the chains!
Wander through the side streets of the Old Town, admiring the impressive monuments: Słowacki Theatre, Dominican Basilica as well as charming little spots such as the Small Market Square. Find out which building in Krakow was electrified first.
Complete the loop and return to Grodzka Street with a head full of new and inspiring stories.
The content of the recording was prepared in collaboration with a highly acclaimed licensed Krakow guide, who created it by joining passion and her vast knowledge on Krakow's Old Town.
The audio guide was recorded in two language versions: Polish and English. It allows you to explore Krakow's Old Town at your own pace, without having to keep up with the group. The guide also contains important information and interesting facts about Krakow's oldest district. A tour with our audio guide offers a large dose of information and allows you to better plan the rest of your stay in Krakow. During the guided tour, you will discover places in the vicinity of Krakow's Main Square that you can later explore on your own.
The easy handling of the device, the precise instructions contained in the recording, the accompanying map and the on-screen directions make sightseeing with the audio guide a pleasant and comfortable experience.
To get to know Krakow even better, it is worth to extend the tour with a visit to Wawel Hill, also inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. We have prepared a separate audio guide for this purpose - the friendly voice of our lector will introduce you to the history and legends associated with Wawel Castle and its immediate surroundings. This walk is the perfect complement to our tour of Krakow's Old Town!
- professionally prepared audio guide,
- tickets to museums and entrance fees to places of interest on the tour (the tour does not include a visit to any additional sites against payment).
- exceeding the rental time of the device without informing the staff,
- making the device available to third parties.
What to bring
- wear comfortable shoes,
- bring your own headphones, if you’d rather use them (jack plug).
Know before you go
- An audio-guided tour.
- The tour begins and ends at the customer service point at 52 A Grodzka Street.
- The tour includes a two-hour walk in Krakow's Old Town.
- The tour does not include entry to the museums and other places of interest covered during the tour.
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