Planty Park886 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Planty, 30-001 Kraków, Poland, Krakow
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Park, Family And Kids
Overview of Planty Park
Twenty one thousand square meters of parkland stretch in a narrow band between of Krakow Old Town and the rest of the city. Circling Old Town, it’s about 3 kilometres long. The park used to be site of the castle moats, which were filled up. Inside, you’ll find the usual city park fare - many smaller gardens, flowers, fountains, pretty lamp-posts, monuments, and ponds. Pretty trees cast their shade over these, making the park a cool retreat from the city bustle. Couples are a common sight in the evenings, serenaded by street musicians. Some of the sights to watch out for on your walk include:
- The Wavel Garden
- A 17th-century Carmelite monastery that was once a prison.
- The Krakow Barbican
- St. Florian's Gate
- The Franciscan Church
- The University Garden
- Bunkier Sztuki Art Gallery and Bar
- The 19th-century Post Office
- Chopin's Piano Water Fountain, a lovely and unusual looking sculpture on the western arc of the park.
Technically the whole walk should take only an hours, but feel free to lose yourself in the cute cafes and the flowering gardens.
How to Reach Planty Park
- Walk or cycle to here.
- By car
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20.27% of people who visit Krakow include Planty Park in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
39.21% of people start their Planty Park visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Planty Park
65.82% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Planty Park
Planty Park Reviews & Ratings
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Take a city ride on the back of erm a 3 wheel scooter ha ha
Nice park with some historical buildings and parts of the ancient city wall. Feels not crowded even if there are lots of people. Goes around old city center so could be the main pedestrian road for those who is watching the City of Krakow)
Lovely flea market in Krakow, Sat & Sundays 0600-1400hrs, you can bargain with the stall holders, but it's mostly done by a calculator as they for the most don't speak English. A great atmosphere around the place. Got a great full English breakfast in one of the restaurants around the square.
Great coffee! Nice place to wait for a late train as the location is close but still not exactly on Train Station so you are not in the big crowd.