One of the reasons why people love going to old towns is because they have this certain charm of bygone glories which attracts people now and then, whether it’s for a breakfast at an old town café or leisurely walk of weekends in cobbled streets. It can also be compared with the same spirit which drives people to buy classic car models or spend millions on precious antiques. Europe is home to world’s most alluring old towns, the Old Town of Krakow is one of them.
Old Town of Krakow has all the enriching components which an old town should hold. Symbol of Polish Royalty and significance, the eminent Wawel Castle, the Gothic Town Hall Tower, a medieval marketplace of Rynek Glowny, beautiful renaissance Palace of the Bishops of Krakow believed to be home of Pope John Paul ll, Florian Gate, the only fragment left of the great medieval wall which once encircled the city, and many Baroque and Romanesque-style churches including St. Mary’s Church, St. Peter and Paul’s Church, and many other. The restaurants around the old town are considered the best places to dine for traditional Polish cuisine. These are just few to name, this town is home to nearly all the major attractions of Krakow. So if you visit Krakow, the old town most likely is going to be the starting point of your tour.
In character the Old Town of Krakow equals with Gamla Stan of Stockholm and Old Town of Prague. So we suggest you to visit this enchanting old town and stay in one of the classic apartments in Krakow offered by Red Apple Apartments, to have better appreciation of it’s history. Check out this cool apartment with terrace overlooking the river for a suggestion.