From Kyiv to Krakow: What to Do and to See in Two Days


Krakow looks fabulous with its castles, carved palaces and its own fire-breathing dragon. What to do and what to see in Krakow in two days?

How to get from Kyiv to Krakow

Just imagine that you can get to Krakow from Kyiv in 1.35 hours, it's like to move from the right bank of Kyiv to the left one at a rush hour. Wizzair low-cost company offers very affordable return tickets for about $ 80, and you can find even cheaper options with special offers. Comfortable accommodation in Krakow can be found for $ 30 per night.

What can you see in Krakow at the weekend, and from what interesting places should you start exploring the city?
Market Square is the sightseeing number one. Long time ago there were numerous shopping malls here. Today this is one of the places where citizens and tourists come to take a walk in Krakow or relax in the cafes. Market Square is located in the heart of the city and is surrounded by many restaurants. The Cloth Hall market is located close to Market Square. It was built back in 1257. Today any tourist can buy real Krakow souvenirs here at very reasonable prices.

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Wawel Royal Castle is another tourist attraction of Krakow and place to visit. Once the castle served as a royal residence. Admission is free on Mondays from April 1 to October 31 (from 09:30 to 13:00) and on Sundays from November 1 to March 31 (from 10:00 to 16:00), but you will have to pay for visiting individual museums.
Floriańska Street or St. Florian's Street is one of the main streets in Kraków Old Town and one of the most famous streets of the city. Here you can buy souvenirs and paintings.
Getting acquainted with Krakow, do not miss its famous Planty Park. This is a great place for anyone who wants to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city.
St. Mary's Basilica is the most recognizable building in the city and Kraków’s visiting card. It is one of the best examples of Polish Gothic architecture.
The fire-breathing dragon is something that little tourists will appreciate in Krakow. The dragon statue spews flame every few minutes, causing delight of children.
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The Kraków Barbica is another attraction for tourists. Once it served to protect the city from enemy attacks and it was the only way to get outside the city walls.
Collegium Maius is the building of the Jagiellonian University, which is the oldest university building in Poland. Here you can feel the spirit of the students and enjoy the ancient architecture.
After a walk around the city, it's time to drink coffee and taste traditional bagels with the most varied sprinklings, which are sold here by barrow-boys.
It is not enough to spend two days is Krakow to see all its tourist attractions, for sure. But it is time to start with something!

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