Rynek Główny

Plaza and Historic Site
Stare Miasto, Kraków
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  • yas
    "The biggest and well saved Medieval plaza in Europe!"(3 Tips)
    Ана Л.
    "first floor of Sukiennice"(3 Tips)
    Andrea P.
    "And don't miss the trumpet player every hour!"(3 Tips)
    David R.
    "Amazing architecture and one if the best medieval squares"(2 Tips)
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  • Michał O.
    Michał OlszowskiMarch 5, 2013
    There is a quite cheap and a bit "hidden" coffee bar with beautiful view on the main market. Just walk into museum in Sukiennice (building in the center of market) and go upstairs on the second floor.
  • Jaroslaw M.
    Jaroslaw MarciukSeptember 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The first UNESCO World Heritage List from 1978 year had only 12 the most valuable objects from around the world. One of them was Krakow - the Old City, the Royal Wawel Castle and jewish Kazimierz.
  • yas
    yasJanuary 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The biggest and well saved Medieval plaza in Europe! Lonely Planet's no.1 choice: the most beautiful European city market! Wonderful atmosphere - summer and evenings. Always fulfilled with tourists.
  • Annet S.
    Annet SagalSeptember 22, 2015
    It has an amazing and charming atmosphere and architecture here is the best! You should visit Cafe on the second floor of Sukennice it has a normal prices in comparison with other restaurants on Rynek
  • Davin C.
    Davin ChuaSeptember 12, 2015
    The biggest medieval plaza in Europe, you can spend the whole day here understanding the history of Kraków!
  • Ана Л.
    A must-to is visit to museums, both the underground one to inform about history (~1,5h) and the one at first floor of Sukiennice (image) where you can educate about polish art in 4 time periods (~1h).
  • Maitiu W.
    Maitiu WilsonJune 16, 2013
    Night clubs are open until 5am or for as long as there are customers. They're mostly up small alleyways off the main streets. Can look dodgy but are fine inside. Check out a couple & see music suits u
  • National Geographic Traveller (UK)
    All roads in Krakow lead to the Rynek Glowny, the largest medieval square in Europe. Order a drink in any of the cafes and admire the stunning buildings in every direction. Read more
  • Ана Л.
    Across the square are lot of handcrafted goods on display. But my favorite thing to buy for yourself or to gift is 🌹 from blacksmith. Best 🎁 ever ⬇️
  • Grazyna K.
    Grazyna KosnoSeptember 12, 2014
    Many restaurants. Good for lunch, dinner, beer, glass of wine...:-) Do not give the impression of being a tourist, you will be surrounded by "guides"... Friendly atmosphere, relaxed and calm.
  • Masha K.
    Masha KroupskiSeptember 21, 2015
    Home of many events and local fairs (jarmark): apples, honey, crafts, food truck festivals and lots more. All roads lead here!
  • Brian A.
    Brian AdlerFebruary 12, 2013
    what I know this is the largest marketplace of middle Europe. Beautiful place and don't mis the honderds of pubs and restaurants that are hidden in beautiful cellars
  • Elona S.
    Elona ShatriOctober 10, 2016
    The architecture is awesome, must bee seen in the night and in the day. Finding cheap hostels is possible as well.
  • Aurélien M.
    Aurélien MagnanFebruary 23, 2016
    Main place of this city full of charm. Many shops, touristic gifts and bars to enjoy a drink with the view
  • Marta T.
    Marta TurskaNovember 9, 2014
    Sukiennice and the church are your must-see! Nice coffeeshops, pubs and clubs. Perfect for a meeting with a friend and as well for a party
  • Irina S.
    Irina ShashorinaJanuary 7, 2012
    Nice Christmas market! Try grzianec - like gluhwein ;) definitely try polish grilled cheese and buy krówka of different tastes ( the best - adwokat) @ market
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekApril 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the largest market squares on the planet. A must visit during the Christmas market, the Easter market, and the pierogi festival.
  • Justyna P.
    Justyna PrzeorskaJuly 16, 2014
    Beautiful place with a lot to see. Would highly recommend it as it is one of the most popular visited tourist attractions.
  • Matt E.
    Matt ESeptember 10, 2012
    The entire medieval old town of Krakow is a UNESCO's World Heritage List. The Rynek Główny is one of it's most important sites being the largest medieval town square of any European city.
  • Karolina 🦄
    Karolina 🦄July 9, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Beautiful place. I like the fact that there are as many locals there as tourists - doesn't feel like an empty attraction for foreigners.
  • Taylor K.
    Taylor KikerAugust 31, 2015
    Fun place to people watch. Stroll through the vendor stands in the center of the square and get yourself some tasty treats.
  • Eliana G.
    Eliana Gomez BalaguerNovember 4, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The Rynek Underground museum is free of charge on Mondays, but don't forget to make a reservation in advance
  • NUCRO B.
    NUCRO BLACKNovember 11, 2012
    main square.gathering point,.try the restaurants around and the clubs frantic,prozak,cien.eat zapiakanka;)
  • Aykut C.
    Aykut CingiApril 16, 2015
    One of the best in Europe, try to go for each pub, restaurant, cafe near this magical place.
  • Michal S.
    Michal SkiDecember 28, 2013
    Check Wesele for good polish food with reasonable prices. Dont miss the underground museum and the heynal.
  • Dimitris K.
    Dimitris KotsiosApril 29, 2016
    One of the biggest square in Europe! Don't forget to relax by drinking a coffee there!
  • Greta G.
    Greta GedutytėMarch 31, 2016
    Very beautiful square that you need to sit for a while and enjoy views and atmosphere!!
  • Oliver J.
    Oliver JakubíkMarch 27, 2016
    If you find the little shop with grilled cheese, don't wait any longer and buy and eat and buy and eat and... Fantasy.
  • Anton K.
    Anton KlinkOctober 27, 2015
    Central Square right in the heart of the city's old town.
  • Martin
    MartinSeptember 13, 2016
    Wow, sooo many cafes there from which you can see the square and marvelous architecture, and passing people.
  • Michal H.
    Michal HomolaJune 3, 2012
    Vibrant historical main square with nice architecture, lots of restaurants, shops, pubs etc.
  • Matt B.
    Matt BarberMarch 25, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Two weeks up to Easter sees a traditional Polish market. Food and gifts for sale from wooden huts.
  • Artyom F.
    Swarming around the clock.
  • Anton K.
    Anton KlinkOctober 27, 2015
    The heart of the old town, this is expectedly touristy but still worth a visit.
  • European Parliament
    European ParliamentFebruary 26, 2013
    The queues for autographs circled halfway across the square during the infamous Poet's Meeting events, a central part of the city's programme as EU Capital of Culture in 2000.
  • Andrea P.
    Andrea PisciottaMarch 18, 2012
    Biggest plaza of Europe... Try to picture it empty... And don't miss the trumpet player every hour!
  • Iuliia
    IuliiaAugust 13, 2012
    It might seem too touristic. If you want to relax in the authentic atmosphere, have a lunch in Kazimierz area.
  • massimiliano m.
    massimiliano miranteJanuary 1, 2016
    It is large and in Christmas time you can enjoy eating tipical polish food.
  • Laura T.
    Laura TenodiDecember 12, 2013
    The biggest plaza in Europe! I'm living here for three months and I'm in love with the city!
  • Sergey G.
    Sergey GluschenkoJuly 3, 2014
    At 8 pm there was fantastic hip hop show near the monument!! Unfortunately I've forgot the band's name((
  • Dawid M.
    Dawid MańkowskiMay 18, 2012
    if you're looking for a hostel nearby, try Mama's Hostel at Bracka Street!
  • Damianos A.
    Damianos AivazidisApril 3, 2016
    The heart of Krakow. Just enjoy being there...
  • David R.
    David RiegerDecember 11, 2015
    Amazing architecture and one if the best medieval squares
  • Moy M.
    Moy MDecember 12, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Must visit, one of the most beautyfull places in Krakow
  • J. I.
    J. I.G.November 4, 2014
    Beautiful area, especially at and after sunset
  • Andy T.
    Andy ThorntonJuly 1, 2012
    Get a horse-drawn carriage ride for 100 PLN if you want to feel like a proper tourist
  • Priya T.
    Priya TungrusJuly 21, 2016
    Pretty! Wait for the trumpet from the church on the hour
  • Hana
    HanaSeptember 28, 2016
    wow it's my favourite square in europe so far, and I visited a lot!
  • eiji h.
    eiji hassanOctober 8, 2015
    There is one halal kebab restaurant here, Shawarma kebab
  • Lord K.
    Lord KikiJune 16, 2012
    Huge place, so many things to do around. Go France!
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