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Lined with mostly Renaissance houses, this street is one of the oldest in Krakow.
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Ulica Kanonicza | Stare Miasto, Krakow, Poland
Stare Miasto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lined with medieval houses and palaces the “Street of Canons” is worth a stroll. There are many fine examples of lovely architecture and this is also where Pope John Paul II resided as a priest in Krakow. You can see many great examples of both...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mistyb1302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best streets in Krakow. Old and peaceful but this was where Pope John Paul II resided when he was Bishop of Krakow. There is a permanent image of the Pope here and is a popular tourist attraction. Superb architecture here with the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 July 2019

Yet another beautiful street in this great city. The buildings are amazing so it is worthing meandering along not just looking straight ahead but also upwards where you are rewarded with the sight of some impressive architecture. It’s located near the castle so is an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2019

In my opinion this street is the most beautiful among many other streets connecting to Krakow Main Square. Here is very quiet always, good for relaxing and short walk. Also it is possible to have a view of nice architectural buildings.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Ulica Kanonicza is like so many other streets in the Old Town with great architecture and very photogenic but what sets this street aside from the other streets is the fact that Pope John Paul II resided in a house on this street,such was this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

For a refreshing change, finally there is this peaceful street/area where there isn't much crowds/tourists. One can just stroll along at a leisure pace in cool air, & admire the beautiful buildings & enjoy the tranquillity. Along the street, a musical busker playing the keyboard...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

On my way to the Wawel Castle, I saw a crowd of tourists in front of a building. I looked around and did not see anything extraordinary about. I took some pictures and moved on. Thanks to TA reviewers, I learned about its importance. Swing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

An interesting street that is full of history and great architecture, it is situated in the shadow of Wawal Castle and in the old town of Kracow. Pope John Paul II lived here for a short time before he was the Pope. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A stroll along Utica Kanonicza is much like a stroll down any of the dozens of other similarly charming streets except for the fact that you can see the window John Paul II (before he was elected Pope) sat and spoke to the faithful who...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This street is a very atmospheric old street that is in excellent preservation. It is most significant because Pope John Paul II lived there when he was Bishop. It is easy to see the house that he lived in as there is a big information...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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