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Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

1. 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.

Krakow: Museum of Jan Matejko Entry Card (3-Day Krakow Card)

2. Krakow: Museum of Jan Matejko Entry Card (3-Day Krakow Card)

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. In addition to the Museum of Jan Matejko, enjoy access to 37 other museums in Krakow for 3 days with the Krakow card. The museums included in the City Pass include: 1. Schindlers Factory 2. Main Market Square Underground 3. Polish Aviation Museum 4. Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) 5. City Defence Walls Krakow 6. Archaeological Museum Krakow 7. Stanislaw Lem Garden of Experiences 8. Czartoryski Museum 9. The Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum 10. The Zwierzyniec House 11. The Jozef Mehoffer House 12. St. Adalbert's Church Underground 13. St. Mary’s Church 14. History of Photography Museum 15. Centre for documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor Cricoteka, Archives. Office 16. History of the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy Museum 17. The Bishop Erazm Ciołek Palace 18. The Old Synagogue 19. The Archdiocese Museum 20. The Szołayski House 21. The Hipolit House 22. Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec 23. Museum of Municipal Engineering in Krakow 24. The Main Building of the National Museum 25. Regional Rydel`s Museum of Polish Modernism Rydlowka 26. The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum 27. Pomorska Street 28. Celestat 29. MOCAK 30. Town Hall Tower 31. Exhibition in Nowa Huta District Branice 32. Galicja Jewish Museum 33. The Barbican 34. The Eagle Pharmacy 35. The Krzysztofory Palace 36. Museum of the Home Army dedicated Gen. Emil Fieldorf Nil 37. The Jan Matejko House 38. Kopiec Kościuszki

Krakow Royal Route: 1-Hour Guided Segway Tour

3. 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 this tour a fun activity but it is also a memorable experience for all!

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What people are saying about Jan Matejko House

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 254 reviews

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.

The very awareness that the master lived and created in this house makes it possible to imagine what the daily life of the painter and his family looked like.

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.