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  • Address: Floriańska 55, Krakow 31-041, Poland

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Great Barbican

In 1499 Krakow was a wealthy city under constant threat of attack, especially from the rampaging Ottomans. So they made themselves into a fortress. The Great Barbican is both the principal entry point to the city and a massive seven turreted point of defense. These days it looks like a fairytale city gate, back then it was either a massive relief to reach it with your wagons intact, or a deterrent to your planned attack on the city.

The actual gate to the city was St Florian's gate, linked to the Barbican by a covered passageway. But the Barbican and the series of moats and walls which lead away from it, ringing the city, were the first point of entry to Krakow in the Middle Ages. Today, you still enter the Old Town of the city through the impressive  Barbican.

Practical Info

Entry to the Barbican is included in the ticket for Brama Floriana gate tower and the other medieval fortifications. You can walk the remaining city walls.

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Private Tour: Krakow City Highlights Tour, Krakow, null
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Private Tour: Krakow City Highlights Tour

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See the sights of Krakow with a private guide at your side! This comprehensive 3.5-hour sightseeing tour can be done by foot or minivan and offers a flexible ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Krakow and Auschwitz 1 Day Tour from Lodz, Warsaw, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Krakow and Auschwitz 1 Day Tour from Lodz

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Location: Łódź, Poland
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

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Krakow and Wieliczka 1 Day Tour from Lodz, Warsaw, Day Trips
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Krakow and Wieliczka 1 Day Tour from Lodz

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Krakow and Auschwitz 1 Day Tour from Warsaw, Warsaw, Day Trips
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Krakow and Auschwitz 1 Day Tour from Warsaw

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Discover Krakow’s incredible history, experience its great attractions and pay your respects in Auschwitz. This full-day tour departing from Warsaw includes a ...  Read more

Location: Warsaw, Poland
Duration: 16 hours (approx.)

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Private Krakow Sightseeing Tour

Krakow is one of the oldest Polish cities which has been a centre of culture, science and art in our country for hundreds of years. It is the most popular ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Krakow Museums and Transport Official Pass, Krakow, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Krakow Museums and Transport Official Pass

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Enjoy complimentary access to Krakow’s top museums and its bus and tram network with the Krakow Museums and Transport Pass. Choose from a 2- or 3-day ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: 2 or 3 day pass

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Krakow Super Saver: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip plus Private Krakow Tour by Electric Car, ... 
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Krakow Super Saver: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip plus Private Krakow Tour by Electric Car

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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Private Tour: Krakow City Sightseeing by Electric Car, Krakow, Super Savers
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Private Tour: Krakow City Sightseeing by Electric Car

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Explore Krakow’s highlights in an eco-friendly Melex car on this 1.5-hour private tour with audio commentary. Settle into a neat and nippy electric car with a ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $34.26
Krakow and Wieliczka 1 Day Tour from Warsaw, Warsaw, Private Tours
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Krakow and Wieliczka 1 Day Tour from Warsaw

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Location: Warsaw, Poland
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $146.17
Krakow City Sightseeing Private Tour, Krakow, Day Trips
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Krakow City Sightseeing Private Tour

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Location: Kraków, Poland
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