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Krakow, Cracow - call it what you will - a big welcome to our travel guide to Poland's "cultural capital"! Local Life brings you a general guide section of information, the latest news, as well as tips, suggestions about travel and money, a city centre map, guide and introduction to culture to get you started, as well as a comprehensive low-down of the very best restaurants, hotels and apartments, pubs, nightclubs and cafes, shops and places to have fun in the city. Read more

Upcoming events in Krakow

20th
Jan
#Film

Hala Targowa Flea Market

Hala Targowa means something different to everyone. It could be where you find the freshest, crunchiest bread and... Read more »

20th
Jan
#Fair

Piknik Krakowski // Krakow Picnics!

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  Piknik Krakowski is an amazing community picnic series, regularly held in some of Krakow's most beautiful... Read more »

20th
Jan
#Exhibition

Traces of Memory

Galicia Museum, Ul. Dajwor 18

Photographs by the late Chris Schwarz and text by Professor Jonathan Webber are combined to offer a powerful,... Read more »

20th
Jan
#Ballet

The Bastion of Tradition

The only footsteps of Jewish settlement in medieval Krakow are entries in city books, small archaeological finds,... Read more »

20th
Jan
#Other

Rynek Glowny Underground Museum

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A space the size of a football pitch has been transformed into a subterranean museum beneath the market square.... Read more »

20th
Jan
#Exhibition

The Gallery of 19th Century Art in the...

The Cloth Hall, Rynek Glowny

Located in the Cloth Hall, the Krakow's oldest public gallery boasts a horde of stirring canvases, many... Read more »

Latest articles

Napoleon and the Poles
Culture Exhibitions

Napoleon and the Poles

Updated 9th Jan • 5 min 12
Krakow Christmas Market
Culture

Krakow Christmas Market

Updated 3rd Dec • 3 min 100

We try to keep it light-hearted but informative. We've been to all the places reviewed on the site, so you'll get a first-hand idea of what it's like. Krakow is a vibrant city with great cultural and historical dignity, which provides a glorious backdrop to all the fun. Hey, what other World Heritage site can boast the highest density of bars and pubs in the world? You get the idea!

Whether you're just booked to travel or already in the city, we're here to help you make the very best of your stay. We love Krakow - that's why we live here - and we look forward to passing on all the best information and tips about the place, so that you'll be as enthusiastic about it as we are!

We're always working hard to improve the site, with new articles added to our news section daily and a constantly-updated calendar of events going on in the city. Don't forget that we are always ready to help out with advice and suggestions for your stay - so do take advantage of our local knowledge when it comes to choosing your hotel or other place to stay. We really value your comments and suggestions - so get in touch and let us know what you think about Krakow, what you'd like to see on the site, and any other great bits of information you think we should know about.

See you in the city, or join us at the weekends in nearby Zakopane, Poland's mountain resort! And don't forget to check out our other guides to Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw!