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Our most recommended Rynek Underground Tours

  • Krakow: Rynek Underground Museum Guided Tour

    1. Krakow: Rynek Underground Museum Guided Tour

    Be guided on a 2-hour tour of the Rynek Underground, a unique museum situated below the main market square of the city. Explore medieval constructions in this unique archeological reserve, covering nearly 43,000 square feet. Meet your guide at the entrance to the museum, and start your discovery of the past. Learn about the city’s treasures on display while your guide narrates the turbulent history of Medieval Krakow. See reconstructions of 11th-century burials presented in the exhibition. Uncover secrets of the hidden underground with the help of touchscreens, holograms, projections, and documentary films. See Krakow from a whole new perspective.

    Our tour guide was amazing. He had so much to tell about the history of Krakow and his English was perfect.

  • Krakow: Guided Tour of Rynek Underground

    2. Krakow: Guided Tour of Rynek Underground

    Your guide will meet you at the entrance to the museum and you start your tour into the past. During your 2-hour museum tour you will discover a unique archaeological reserve in Europe, covering nearly 43,000 sq.ft (4000 sq.m). It was fashioned under the surface of the Main Market Square to provide a display for the treasures that had been found and narrate the turbulent history of Medieval Krakow. The oldest history is exemplified by reconstructions of 11th-century burials presented in the exhibition. See the treasures hidden underground, learn a lot with the help of touchscreens, holograms, projections and documentary films. At the end of the tour, when you go to the surface again, you will see Krakow from a new perspective.

    This was a nice guided tour of the underground city in Krakow. Our guide Chris was quite informative and made the time there more interesting for us. Recommend to visit this place and spend the money for the guided tour.

  • Krakow: Underground Museum Tour

    3. Krakow: Underground Museum Tour

    Once the capital of Poland, Krakow boasts a rich history waiting to be discovered and the city’s Old Town has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list for over 40 years. Discover the secrets of this city on a 2-hour guided walking tour with a local expert guide and visit Krakow's underground museum hidden beneath the famous Market Square. Follow your guide through the underground corridors and listen to stories, tales and anecdotes about Krakow’s history and culture. Admire the museum's countless relics and items found by archeologists during some of the country’s most important excavations. Learn about Krakow’s history and what the city used to look like before modern developments changed its streets and buildings. At the end of the tour, visit the glass pyramid room of the museum and marvel at the view of St Mary’s Basilica.

  • Krakow: Underground Museum Visit & Old Town Private Tour

    4. Krakow: Underground Museum Visit & Old Town Private Tour

    Go beneath the surface of Krakow’s long and tangled history with a tour of the one-of-a-kind Underground Museum. Enjoy convenient skip-the-line entry and an exclusive private tour that allows you to avoid the crowds and enjoy the exhibition in a small intimate group. Reach the museum under Krakow's famous Market Square and follow your guide through underground corridors, learning about the countless relics and items uncovered by archeologists. Take advantage of the private tour setting to adjust the tempo and topics of the tour to your tastes. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of an earlier Krakow as you stroll through the city's original streets and cellars of buildings that no longer exist.  Then continue your private tour through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town of Krakow. Admire the beauty of monumental Wawel Castle and the cozy Kazimierz District. Walk along the...

  • Krakow: Wawel Castle, Cathedral, Rynek Underground & Lunch

    5. Krakow: Wawel Castle, Cathedral, Rynek Underground & Lunch

    Visit the central square of Royal Krakow and find the most interesting traces of past events on Market Square. Take a walk on one of the most beautiful squares in Europe with a visit to the Dungeon Market Historical and Archaeological Museum. Stroll around the square, find the most interesting artifacts of the old times, and unravel their purpose. Find out what events took place here, and what legendary persons have been here. Go 4 meters underground to the Dungeon Market Museum to find yourself on the same level as the cobbled roads of 12-13th century Krakow. Explore the residence of Polish Kings at the Royal Wawel Castle. See the collections of paintings, graphics, sculptures, fabrics, goldsmiths, military items, porcelain, and furniture. See the famous tapestries of Zygmunt August and magnificent Renaissance Italian paintings from the Lanckoronski collection in the Royal chambers. ...

  • Krakow: Skip the Line Rynek Underground Museum Private Tour

    6. Krakow: Skip the Line Rynek Underground Museum Private Tour

    Learn about Krakow’s long history, its relics, and hidden gems in the Rynek Underground Museum. Benefit from skip-the-line access and meet your licensed guide. Explore the fascinating exhibits of the museum on a 2-hour tour. Follow your guide through underground corridors and admire fascinating exhibitions, sights, and artifacts. See a variety of relics and items found by archeologists during important excavations of the city. Stroll through Krakow's history in what used to be the original streets, and cellars of buildings that no longer exist.  Extend your trip with an additional 2-hour walking tour of the Old Town. Walk along the famous Royal Route and discover most iconic sights of the city such as Wawel Hill, St. Mary's Basilica, and Cloth Hall as some as some lesser-known points of interest.

  • Krakow: Wawel Castle, Cathedral, & Rynek Underground Tour

    7. Krakow: Wawel Castle, Cathedral, & Rynek Underground Tour

    Discover the history and iconic architecture of Krakow on this guided walking tour of Wawel Castle, Wawel Cathedral, and the Rynek Underground Museum. Follow your guide to the main square of the city and find the most interesting traces of Krakow’s past. Head to memorable Wawel Hill to see Wawel Castle, one of the very first UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world, and Wawel Cathedral. Explore the castle’s State Rooms and get to know about the Polish kings and queens that resided here. Marvel at the collections of paintings, graphics, sculptures, fabrics, goldsmiths, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Continue to follow your guide to one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, Main Market Square. Stroll around the square, find the most interesting artifacts of the old times, and learn their story. Find out what events took place here and what legendary people have been here....

  • Krakow: Wawel Castle, Kazimierz, Wieliczka, Auschwitz

    8. Krakow: Wawel Castle, Kazimierz, Wieliczka, Auschwitz

    Visit the Wawel Royal Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Wawel Hill. Explore the castle's magnificent chambers graced with paintings from the Renaissance. See its collections of paintings, sculptures, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the oldest mines in the world and an extraordinary place full of secrets and legends. Walk past magnificent chambers, countless corridors and see majestic salt sculptures. Learn about the story of Oskar Schindler as you visit his former Enamel Factory, which is now turned into a museum. See the 'Krakow under Nazi occupation' exhibition to find out more about the city's history. Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, a former Nazi concentration camp established under the authority of the SS and police leaders in Krakow. The concentration camp is preserved intact as a reminder of the crime committed against hum...

  • Kraków: 3-Day Wawel Castle, Wieliczka, and Auschwitz Tour

    9. Kraków: 3-Day Wawel Castle, Wieliczka, and Auschwitz Tour

    Day 1: Explore the Wawel Royal Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Wawel Hill. Explore the castle's magnificent chambers graced with paintings from the Renaissance. See its collections of paintings, sculptures, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Stop for lunch at a local café. Next, visit the Rynek Underground Museum, a modern museum located underneath that Main Market Square and famously featuring 6,000 meters of multimedia exhibits depicting the city's history. Day 2: Visit Kazimierz, the historic Jewish quarter of Kraków. Walk along artistic streets home to independent galleries and vintage fashion boutiques. Learn about the history and heritage behind this part of the city from your guide. Enter Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory, now hosting two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art and a branch of the Historical Museum of the ...

  • Krakow: Guided Tour of Rynek Underground

    10. Krakow: Guided Tour of Rynek Underground

    Your guide will meet you at the entrance to the museum and then you will start your tour into the past. During the 2 hour museum tour you will discover a unique archaeological reserve in Europe, covering nearly 43,000 sq.ft (4000 sq.m). It was fashioned under the surface of the Main Market Square to provide a display for the treasures that had been found in order to narrate the turbulent history of Medieval Krakow. Ancient history is reborn through the reconstructions of 11th-century burials presented in the exhibition. See the treasures hidden underground, learn with the help of touchscreens, holograms, projections and documentary films. At the end of the tour, when you reach the surface again, you might see Krakow from a new perspective.

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What people are saying about Rynek Underground

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Tomas was my guide and he was brilliant. He knows everything and he takes you through a interesting history of Kraków. The museum is great. You must have seen it, when you're visiting Krakow. It's the only underground museum in Europe and it has a lot of special effects.

This was a nice guided tour of the underground city in Krakow. Our guide Chris was quite informative and made the time there more interesting for us. Recommend to visit this place and spend the money for the guided tour.

Our tour guide was amazing. He had so much to tell about the history of Krakow and his English was perfect.

Very good guide. He was very funny, told everything interesting. Knows lot of funny side-facts.

It was an interesting visit to know how the people lived in the midle age.