Hotel Twierdza

Ulica Do Fortu, 8 , Krakow, Southern Poland, 32-087 , Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Krakow

In the Ghetto

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada


Another day in Krakow! In the morning, I received a tour of the Kazimierz or Jewish Quarter which was home to a large Jewish community from the 14th century until WWII. Today, less than 300 practicing Jews live here due to the painful recollections. There are more Jews in the area, but many abandoned their faith after the Holocaust. How heart-wrenching is that? They gave up. They gave up on their god. Oh, it just tears at my heart.

In the ...

Sunday Night in Krakow

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152


The hostel I picked in Krakow was absolutely the best hostel experience I've ever had. It’s a designated "party hostel," which means that it’s filled with young travelers who are looking to make friends.  They have live music every night, and pub crawls to local hotspots.  After returning from the Auschwitz-Birkenau tour, Fabrien and I headed down to dinner.  We met up with the Australians that were staying in our room, and we discussed topics ...

The Baltic Blast

A travel blog entry by avv78


... and although not to the same scale as Riga's street festival, had a bit of a street party going of its own. After getting used to Polish pedestrians - they tailgate you with sometimes awkward ramifications if you should happen to stop suddenly, especially if the tailgater is a male... we moved on just down the road (3hr train) to Krakow. This was pretty much everything everyone was telling us - "it's nicer than Warsaw". Again the city is built around an ...

Days 15 & 16

A travel blog entry by 2ndbreakfasters


... us. After settling in we went out to a small local restaurant recommended by a fellow hostel guest. Although we felt out of place as the only tourists there the food was well worth it, we all indulged in piles of dumplings and a local beer. The next day we had an early start as we were getting the first bus to Auschwitz concentration camp, we arrived and joined an English guided tour to ensure we got the most out ...

Slow and Steady

A travel blog entry by meganfisher


I have a new travel philosophy which is to slow down. I am going to try to spend more time in the places that I visit even if that means seeing fewer locations. We will see how long I stick to this, but I think I did a good job in Krakow. Everyday I extended my stay by another night so that I will have been here five nights in total. It is a really great city, so I am glad to have taken my time seeing it. My last night in Krakow was a bit of ...


This hotel, located in the Batowice area of Krakow, is near Polish Aviation Museum, Krakow Bike Tour, Plaszow Concentration Camp, and Grunwald Monument (Pomnik Grunwaldzki).
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