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Free Tour Discover, feel and explore Krakow (off the tourist trail)

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: David
Registered on May 25, 2021

Hola! my name is David, and I'm originally from the Canary Islands - but embracing the idea of being a citizen of the world. I've been living in beautiful Krakow for the past 5 years, getting involved with locals, travelling across the country and discovering unusual spots to take my guests for a unique touring experience. I'm passionate when it comes to revealing to people what Krakow has to offer. From ancient pagan places, old churches & fortified monasteries to melancholic quarters showing a turbulent past or trendy & local restaurants. Join me and experience a historic city that has established its own identity from adversity. Witamy w Krakowie!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Discover, feel and explore Krakow (off the tourist trail) on foot.

We will explore this ancient city
in a small group (maximum 10 people). Fantastic landscapes, hidden cafes, controversial graffiti, neighborhoods with a troubled past, great restaurants from around the world, sites of pagan rituals. Krakow has it all.

The mythical land of mighty kings, historians and heroic legends. If the bricks and pavers of this capital could talk, we would instantly discover fascinating stories about some of the most pivotal moments in Polish and European history. From Czech rule in the 9th century to Swedish rule in 1700; to the division of Prussia, Russia and Austria and some of the most tragic hours in modern history, during World War II .
Respectfully ask the Wawel dragon for permission to enter the castle and discover this architectural gem, stroll through the streets of the "Ghetto" and learn one of the hardest lessons history has taught us. Take a closer look at an old Austrian prison , while hearing some emotional stories from the recent past. All wrapped in a fairy tale atmosphere that will entangle your senses.
Indulge in a delicate cup of coffee or tea, inside an unknown garden cafe in Kazimierz (the old Jewish quarter ), a fascinating neighborhood full of fascinating stories and unique places to visit.
For the "grand finale", we are taking our group to a sacred part of the city , where the Celtic tribes buried their noble prince, Krakus , who is believed to have founded the first settlement in this area. Hear stories about this visionary pagan leader while taking in some of the most splendid views in the city.

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  • Meeting point:
    Rynek Główny 1, 31-042 Kraków, Poland
    Rynek Główny 1, 31-042 Kraków, Poland
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    Meeting point next to the sculpture of Eros - Iron Face Sculpture - in the main square) - at 10 am sharp. Be sure to bring comfortable clothing, a bottle of water, and lots of curiosity! (Eros Bendato - Facial sculpture in the Plaza de Armas - next to the Clock Tower)

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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IVAN 23 Aug 2022
Aviles

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
Si te gusta salirte de lo típico y ver cosas diferentes k no te enseñan en otros tours mas turisticos, este es tu guía, te va enseñando lo normal y ameniza con lugares pintorescos y caracteristicas propias del entorno, gran persona y mejor guia, muy recomendable
Carmen 10 Aug 2022
Sitges

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
David es un guía fantástico, un excelente narrador y un acompañante de lo más agradable. También quiero destacar su ruta y lo preciosa que es Cracovia. Super recomendado!
Mayka 07 Dec 2021
Rubí

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Travelled in group - Dec 2021
Es de los mejores guías que hemos tenido, muy implicado
Mónica 09 Nov 2021

El paseo con David por el barrio comunista ha sido muy instructivo . Fuera del circuito turístico es interesante ir con alguien que conozca bien la historia de Cracovia y la impronta del comunismo en esta ciudad. Muy buena información, circuito, sorpresas y fotos. Totalmente  recomendable.
CRIS... 19 Aug 2021
Villanueva de la Serena

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2021
Ha sido genial!! Muchísima información y muy ameno. Todo lo visto ha sido muy interesante. Un 10!!
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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