Travel Blogs from Krakow
Our finally day in Krakow started with a tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mines, the original mining industry in Krakow, previously owned by royalty and in the 17th century accounted for a third of the counties income – owning salt, was like owning gold (the salt was precious as it was used to preserve food).
The mines themselves date back as far as time itself, having been formed by an evaporated sea and which turned ...
... given my recent (and constant) craving for biryani, this is where we had dinner. The lamb and chicken biryani was different but nice and spicy - a good change from all the pork and Polish soup. Impressions of Krakòw - pretty but does not quite have the charm of the East. After Białystok, Zamość and Lublin, I think I'm now partial to the off-the-beaten-track kind of travel. Tomorrow - ...
Late start, castle, didn't go in, just a photo op in the snow. Skiing ******* awesome. A highlight in fact. Got good pretty quick. I was carving naturally if I do say so my self. Only had one or two spills which were fine at the time but a week later turns out it still my arm still hurts. We got there at 6 on a week day so it was basically a ...
... to me, but seeing just how large these places of horror were was profound.
At the same time the experience was very different from what I was expecting. The tour was quite rushed, and guide was not particulary friendly or enthusiastic about the topic and it was one of the most crowded sights we have seen so far. The experience of touring a Concentration Camp should not feel like touring a normal tourist sight. There was no time given for reflexion - and I ...
After the memorial sites we visited one of the accommodation blocks which feels like was only vacated a matter of days ago. If anyone has read any books about prisoners, mainly women who were kept at Birkenau, you will know how the living conditions were for these prisoners. The photos show the "beds" that 6 or 8 women shared. Because of the unsanitary conditions and the warmth of human bodies, ...
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Zwierzyniec, Krakow | 1 star hotel
- Eine positive Erfahrung
- Akzeptables Budgethotel
- A positive experience.
Stare Podórze, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Stupendo soggiorno al qubus hotel
- Excellent Hotel, Highly Recommended !
- Excellent location in an excellent city
Ma?e B?onia, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Grzegórzki, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Good 3* hotel
- Good value hotel
- Wouldn't go back...
Nowy ?wiat, Krakow | 5 star hotelfrom $136
- Superb. Absolutely wonderful, perfect hotel
- Lobely staff, immaculate hotel, great communication connections
- Very comfortable, great location
Pradnik Bialy Pólnoc, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $43
Zwierzyniec, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Spacious bedroom
- Good 4* hotel
Nowy ?wiat, Krakow | 5 star hotelfrom $101
- Great hotel, nice staff
- When can we go back?
- Like the Jetsons!
Kleparz, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Outstanding Hotel
- Great Hotel
- ¡Muy agradable!
Stare Miasto, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $50
- Good central hotel
- Great base
Stare Miasto, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Excellent choice
- Great location and helpful staff
- Great Hotel and location
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $37
Debniki, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Stare Miasto, Krakow | 2 star hotelfrom $52
- Top hotel for City Break
- Excellent Budget Hotel
- Cracking in Krakow
Zwierzyniec, Krakow | 2 star hotelfrom $52
- Great Hotel - Definitely Recommend
- Couldn't fault it, even if we wanted to!
- Standard Ibis hotel, convenient location
Bronowice, Krakow | 5 star hotelfrom $55
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $33
Kleparz, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $48
- Stay here!
- Übernachten Sie hier!
- Scrupously clean
Debniki, Krakow | 2 star hotelfrom $34
Nowy ?wiat, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $116
Wesola Zachód, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Excellent value for money
- Adequate, Great Location, but Noisy
- Not bad location but the hotel's just OK
Pr?dnik Czerwony, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $49