Central Kraków’s newest and most entertaining tourist attraction is the Rynek Underground (April–Oct: Mon 10am–8pm, Tues 10am–4pm, Wed–Sun 10am–10pm; Nov–March: Mon, Wed–Sun 10am–8pm, Tues 10am–4pm; closed first Tues of every Month;17zł), an extensive subterranean museum that stretches beneath the market square – it is entered from the eastern side of the Cloth Hall. Recent archeological excavations have been left in situ and covered by glass walkways, allowing you to explore the layout of the medieval marketplace. The display also features touchscreen computers, recreated thatched wooden huts, and videos of role-playing actors dressed up as medieval traders.

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