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Welcome to Essential Krakow, a city guide and information portal for Krakow - Poland’s capital of culture. Essential Krakow provides you with everything you need to know about visiting Krakow in a light hearted and informative manner and is the perfect travel guide from which to plan your trip. Whether you need to organize Krakow hotels and accommodation, Krakow tours, or just to find general tourist information, our travel guide is packed with relevant and up to date reviews, news and facts about Krakow.

If you are planning a visit Krakow, then feel free to have a live chat with one of our city guides who will gladly help you organize your trip and provide online support for any questions you have about Krakow. Our guides have local knowledge and will be happy to provide, recommendations for the best Krakow hotels and places to stay, Krakow restaurants, tips on Krakow nightlife and general advice on things to see and do during your visit to Krakow.

What's more, our online guides can help with travel information, such as getting to and from Krakow, airport transfers and bus and train routes in and out of the city. More specifically we can help with organizing groups and parties (tour groups, stag and hen parties) with more complicated accommodation and tour requirements through our network of affiliated Krakow apartments, hotels and tour operators. Krakow is a vibrant and exciting city which appeals to a broad range of visitors ranging from sightseers looking to enjoy the rich heritage and culture that Krakow has to offer, to party goers taking pleasure in the lively nightlife and party scene.

We at Essential-Krakow are enthusiastic about our great city and would like to show you the best of it - So take advantage of our free service and get in contact!

Top rated


Scandale Royal
Scandale Royal
Scandal Royale is a place for the…»
Nostalgia
Nostalgia
Nostalgia is an old-themed restaurant that gives…»
Chłopskie Jadło
Chłopskie Jadło
Chlopskie Jadlo is basically just Polish food,…»
La Petite France
La Petite France
Un bijoux, a charming Parisien like cafe…»
Moa Burger
Moa Burger
MoaBurger is a family business created out of…»
Pimiento Argentino Grill
Pimiento Argentino Grill
Pimiento Argentino Grill in Krakow often receives…»
WOK
WOK
WOK restaurant is an Asian buffet, specializing…»
Zazie Bistro
Zazie Bistro
A top class French cuisine restaurant which…»
Gold Club
Gold Club
Gold Club: It is important to say…»
Nic Nowego
Nic Nowego
Nic Nowego (polish for Nothing New) is,…»
Shakers
Shakers
Shakers Club has an ever evolving vibe.…»
Taboo Gentlemen's Club
Taboo Gentlemen's Club
Taboo Gentleman’s Club is, as you may…»
Bunkier Sztuki
Bunkier Sztuki
Bunkier Sztuki is in a truly modernist…»
Czekolada
Czekolada
Czekolada means chocolate in Polish, but that…»
Le Scandale Bar
Le Scandale Bar
Le Scandale is a pretty standard bar.…»
Malaga Cafe
Malaga Cafe
Malaga Café is one of very few…»
Krakow Philharmonic
Krakow Philharmonic
There has been a Philharmonic orchestra in…»
Slowacki Theatre
Slowacki Theatre
The Slowacki Theatre is another of Krakow´s…»
Zakrzowek Lake
Zakrzowek Lake
Zakrzowek Lake, is a 20-minute walk from…»
AGH Swimming Pool
AGH Swimming Pool
<p> Krakow boasts several public swimming pools…»
Ambra Day Spa
Ambra Day Spa
Conveniently located in the heart of Krakow´s…»
ARS Cinema
ARS Cinema
Having produced a number of award-winning film…»
Atlantic Squash & Wellness
Atlantic Squash & Wellness
Located right in the heart of Krakow…»
Auditorium Maximum Krakow
Auditorium Maximum Krakow
Auditorium Maximum in Krakow is located in…»

Must See Tourist attractions


Oskar Schindler Factory
Oskar Schindler Factory
The Oskar Schindler factory shot to fame…»
Rynek Underground Museum
Rynek Underground Museum
After an archaeological find discovered and excavated…»
Auschwitz Concentration Camp
Auschwitz Concentration Camp
Perhaps one of the most sombre places…»
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)
The impressive Sukiennice, or Cloth Hall is…»
Church of Saints Peter and Paul
Church of Saints Peter and Paul
The church of St. Peter and St.…»
Corpus Christi Church
Corpus Christi Church
Corpus Christi Church is a classic basilica…»
Krakow Market Square
Krakow Market Square
The Market Square in the heart of…»
Mariacki Church
Mariacki Church
The Church of St. Mary´s or Mariacki…»

Recently reviewed


Joanna reviewed Wiśniowy Sad 2 weeks ago

Really good place

I was there with my family for Sunday dinner. I can recommend…

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Albert reviewed Moa Burger 3 weeks ago

You simply cannot go wrong…

A splemdid place for the worlds most famous dish. A pleasant surprise.

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Annick reviewed Wentzl 4 weeks ago

A vintage one

Everybody recommended the place so we decided to give it a try…

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Upcoming events


International Royal Cracow Piano Festival
International Royal Cracow Piano Festival
Krakow has long been known as a classical music city, with its…
Starts in 18 days 11 hrs 42 min