There is no shortage of places to drink, eat, and stay
merry late into the night in Krakow.
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The city resounds with music of every kind. Its lively
club scene is divided between hip-hop, house, funky,
techno, traditional rock and still more traditional
jazz. And demanding audience may choose among frequent
concerts and recitals of classical music.
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Krakow figures prominently on the theater map of
Europe. Its legendary National Stary Theater
counts among the continent’s best companies of players.
As the rest of the city's repertory theaters it runs
several playhouses of varied capacity.
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Opera in Krakow
new complex of the Krakow Opera House, built in 2008,
is the city's most popular venue for opera, operetta,
and ballet shows.
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Krakow opera calendar
There is a lot to see in
Krakow: centuries-old impressive landmarks, lovely
vistas, world-class works of art, and stunning
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There are many things in Krakow to find nowhere else in
the world. And some of the city’s curios are worth
seeing at any rate.
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The best way to enjoy
Krakow is on foot. Every
lives its own life manifest in
venues and public institutions.
Go for a stroll in Krakow
Take a virtual stroll down Krakow's streets: Stroll Up the Royal Road,
Stroll Round the Grand Square,
Stroll through Krakow's Kazimierz District
Krakow has always been Poland’s gourmet Mecca. And the
recent decade brought about a genuine restaurant
explosion all over the city owing to the hectic
efforts of aspiring restaurateurs–native ones as
well as immigrants. The Old Town historic district
seems virtually stuffed with establishments catering
to all kinds of diners.
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Cinema in Krakow
The city's multiplexes and other playhouses show
international blockbusters but also auteur movies.
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Gambling in Krakow
Krakow’s three casinos lure gamblers with roulette,
blackjack, poker, and slot machines round the week
from afternoon till the dawn next day. It’s
perfectly legal as long as you are 18 or older.
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Shopping in Krakow
From designer garb to jewelry, and from antiques to
books and CDs–Krakow’s central
Old Town historic district,
turned into a pedestrian precinct, teems with stores
of all sorts, crammed into every available space.
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Tours of Krakow
Take a sightseeing tour of Krakow and/or a day trip
to visit some of Europe's most exciting must-see
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You can see the best soccer in the country. Or try
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city boasts some forty public parks, including the
1020-acre Las Wolski forest one.
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