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  • Krakow: City Pass Krakow Card

    1. Krakow: City Pass Krakow Card

    Explore Krakow at your own pace and according to your own personal interests with a 1-, 2-, or 3-day City Card. Get access to 40 museums and monuments. Learn more about the World War II hero Oscar Schindler at the Oscar Schindler Factory. Visit the Eagle Pharmacy in the former ghetto, and learn how the Holocaust impacted on Krakow’s Jews. Go to the Main Market Square Underground Museum and encounter vampires. See a traditional bourgeois house, and hear the trumpet signal at the Gothic brick church of St. Mary’s Basilica. A full list of museums will be attached to your City Pass, and to make getting from sight to sight easier, your card also comes with unlimited travel on the city’s public transport system, day and night! The museums included in the City Pass, are as follows: Oskar's Schindler Factory Main Market Underground Museum  Pharmacy "Under Eag...

    We brought a 3 day Krakow card and it made our holiday so easy, particularly when using the trams. It avoided the need to always have the correct change for the automatic ticket machines which reduced our stress levels considerably. It also provides access to so many museums/sites of interest: there is so much to do in Krakow that you are spoilt for choice.

  • Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

    2. Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

    See the most important historical monuments registered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list on this unique route through the city. The name of the tour route refers to the formal entries of Polish Kings heading for their residence on the Wawel Hill.  Along this route, you'ill walk around the Old Town which is surrounded by the luscious green Planty park. Make your way to Main Market Square, the largest one in Europe, and see the gothic-style St. Mary Basilica and Cloth Hall. Every hour, near Basilica’s tower you can hear the bugle call.  Next, pass by Jagiellonian University, the oldest one in Poland before visiting the castle and cathedral situated on Wawel Hill. Here, you can see the Wawel dragon breathing fire.

    Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. Gave me lots of information and recommendations. Got lucky and was the only one in the tour. Helped me begin my stay in Krakow in a fantastic way. Definitely recommend.

  • Krakow: Biographical Museum of Jan Matejko Entrance

    3. Krakow: Biographical Museum of Jan Matejko Entrance

    Explore the life of Jan Matejko, a genius painter who brilliantly portraited Polish history. See paintings which uncovered what kings really looked like so the public could think of them as people. Find out about Poland's national painter. When visiting Matejko House, focus on amazing expositions and objects to better understand the history of his life and work, including everyday objects, furniture, memorabilia remaining from his relatives, collections of artistic craft, fabrics, weapons and ethnographic souvenirs. Enjoy this unusual opportunity to walk around his home and watch what his family's everyday life looked like.

  • Krakow Royal Route: 1-Hour Guided Segway Tour

    4. Krakow Royal Route: 1-Hour Guided Segway Tour

    Throughout the ages, Krakow's Royal Route has been followed by monarchs returning after victorious battles, bishops assuming office, envoys from foreign lands, and the funeral corteges of great Poles. Now you can follow this historic route on your own guided Segway tour.  During this epic 1 hour tour of the historic Royal Route, you will be lead by the guide along  Floriańska street, crossing the Main Square, and then riding along Grodzka and Kanonicza streets. The greatest treasures of the royal capital city can be found along this route. You will see the Barbican and St Florian's Gate, the Cloth Hall, St Mary's, St Adalbert's, and St Peter and St Paul's, mansions, palaces and museums (including the Pharmaceutical, Jan Matejko, and Archdiocesan Museums). When visiting Krakow, this guided Segway tour lets you explore the Royal Route and experience the city and its history. Not only is ...

    So much fun and amazing way to see the city. We went in the dark and it made it really nice with all the Christmas lights. Our guide was called Viktor and he made alot of jokes and was so patient with teaching us all to ride the segway.

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What people are saying about Jan Matejko House

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 248 reviews

We stay a week in Krakow. With 3 days of city pass you can easily optimize it. If you stay short, it will be difficult to organize the visits with the opening hours etc because with 12 tourist districts it takes time to travel

Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. Gave me lots of information and recommendations. Got lucky and was the only one in the tour. Helped me begin my stay in Krakow in a fantastic way. Definitely recommend.

We had a great tour with Thomaz. We learned a lot about Krakow and had a lot of fun. We thank you for this great city tour. We recommend.

We had a great weather. Our guide was very informative. Enjoyable experience. I will recommend this company to my friends

We had a great guide. She answered all of our questions and was very personable.