A curious and bubbling potion of intellectualism, folklore, history, and culture, Krakow has an intoxicating effect on most visitors.
An understated elegance permeates the charming cobblestoned streets of the medieval old town, intermingling with the vibrancy and youthfulness of the Jewish Quarter; a near-perfect combination of old meets new. Even as the former royal capital of Poland (and the country’s second largest city), Krakow is by no means flashy. However, it is one of those destinations that somehow manages to surreptitiously steal your heart, even before you’ve finished yelling wódka!
Here are ten top things to do in Krakow on a first visit.