Area Code 01820 $1= 3.75zl, EU=4.4zl Feb 2, 2004

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i1 Tourist Office: ul. Kosciuszki 17, T12211 F66051 9-18:00 info on accommodation - all levels.
Free map of the town, sells hiking/skiing maps.The tourist office is the best place to find out about accommodation.
i2 Redykolka Tourist Office: ul. Kosciuszki 1, T13253
Excellent help and information about tours and accommodation.
i3 Tatra Travel: ul Krupowki 16, T64201 It has the info of events.
i4 Pensionaton: ul Siekiewicza 24C , T15288. Many info for accommodation. Very helpful
AE American Express Orbis: ul Krupowki 22. T12238, T/C encashment rate: $1=3.75zl
$ EXCHANGE There are many Kantors that change cash. Travelers checks are much harder to change, few banks accept them and there are often queues, Orbis TA rate is low. Better to change in other towns.
$1 PKO BP: ul. Krupowki 71 at Hotel Gazda M-F8-19:00(winter 10-18:00), Sa10-14:00. Cash only
$ PeKaO SA: ul. Kodsciuszki 3, at Dom Handlowy "Granit"
Cash only M-F8-19(winter10-18:00)Sa10-14:00
$2 Kantor: Many on ul. Krupowki and near train/bus station. rate for cash $1=3.75zl
$a1 ATM: Many in town
P Police Station ul. Jagiellonska 32, T23404
H1 Hospital: ul Kamieniec 10,
Hp Pharmacy/Apteka:
ul. Krupowki 39 M-F8-20:00, Sa8-15:00
ul. Witkiewicza 3 M-F9-20:00, Sa9-16:00
M0 Post Office ul. Krupowki 20
M1 Telephone Office Next to Post Office
M-F7-21:00, Sa/Su8-21:00 automatic (speaking) telephone card dispenser in front of building.

T Train Station ul. Smrekova Crowded.
Left luggage service (not in main hall).?zl
Train service to/from Zakopane is slow - bus is the better option.
Reserving train tickets is easier and quicker at Orbis travel agency. Staff speak English.
B1 Bus Terminals ul. Kosciuszki+ul. Chramcowki
Bus is the best way to get to Krakow from here, there are many services throughout the day, both by public and private bus companies - private ones are slightly cheaper. 8-10z.
Private bus to Krakow, runs from ul. Kosciuszki, hut in front of Hotel Podhale.
Regular services to the border town of Lysa Polana, There are 1 or 2 buses a day to the Tatras and Poprad in Slovakia during the high season 2-4 per week at other times. Confirm at office.

B City bus:
tx Taxi: from 3-5zl depends on companies.
ta1 Travel Agents: ORBIS ul Krupowki 22 T/F12238 M-F9-18:00 Sa9-15:00
American Express Representative. Changes T/C. Sells transport & funicular tickets, tours.
ta2 Biuro Turystyczne HEJ: ul. Zamoyskiego 8 T12040
ta3 Biuro Uslug Turystycznych Info-Tour: ul Koscieliska 11B T/F64264

Seems to be the main activity in Zakopane.
Many souvenir stalls, sports equipment shops.
Local souvenirs - goats cheese,hand-knitted woolen sweaters, leather slippers (not intended for outdoor wear).
m Market: Fruit/Veg. ul. Kosciuszki
s1,2 Souvenir shops: Cepelia (2 branches)
ul. Krupowki 16/48 M-F10-18, Sa10-16:00, Su?
s3 Supermarkets: Supersam ul. Kosciuzki
s4 mini mart: ul. Witkiewicza daily until late
m Bric & Brac Market: ul Gen Andrzeja, Sat only selling everything from Nazi meddals to children toys
ph Photo Developing/Quality Kodak, ul. Krupowki 45

National Park: Tatrzariski Park Narodowy:
ul Chalubinskiego 42 T14192
Entrance fee: June 16 - Sep 14 3zl, st.1.50zl, Sep 15-Dec 15 4zl st 2zl. Cable car,ow20zl,rt30zl
In main summer season tickets are often fully booked several days in advance. May be able to buy from Orbis Travel Agency.
The museum in the park is free
Swimming Pool: Basen Antalowka ul. Jagiellonska (outside)water slide 6-21:00

c1 Cinemas: Sokol ul Orkana 2
c2 Giewont: ul Kosciuski 10-15zl.
th ST.I.Witkiewicz Theatre: ul Chramcowki 15, T68297. Named after the great Polish artist. It also holds workshops and concerts. 30-60zl

June ? Days of Karol Szymanowski's Music, 1 week.
Aug 20-29 International Highland Folk Festival

@ Internet @
@ Internet Cafe: Morskie Oko: big complex - 1st floor, Cocktail bar, on ul. Krupowki. 10-22:00, 6zl/hour.
@ Granet Internet Cafe: ul krupowki(opp from parish church) 6zl/hour., There are only 5 PCs.

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