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The dragon statue has a fun fable associated with it which I included on my blog post at etbtravelphotography. The statue blows fire about every ten minutes or so. Some flames are bigger than others so if you see a dinky one, wait for the...More
The Monument Of The Wawel Dragon is a really fun sculpture of Krakow's famous Dragon who resides under Wawel Castle.
An interesting statue that has delighted children and adults alike for years especially when the dragon spurts flames from his mouth,this looks cool especially on...More
Lovely Wawel Dragon monument that breathes real fire but I'm not sure how often? We saw his flames from afar but by the time we reached him, no fire came out afterwards.
It's something lovely to look at for around 15 minutes.
The story behind the dragon's statue, which became Krakow's symbol, is nice. Every 5 min. you get to see the dragon spit fire, which is definitely entertaining and worths a picture. The statue is located next to Wawel Hill, near the Wisła river.
Dragon is a Krakow symbol. You can see it almost everywhere. Big sculpture of this creature can be seen next to Wawel Castle. According to legend it was living in the cave under the Wawel's Castle rock. Surprisingly the fire breathing came from the sculpture...More
At irregular intervals, if you hang around long enough, like 10 minutes or so, you should see at least one fiery breath. There used to be a number you could send an SMS to, 7168 I believe it was, with text SMOK, but these... More
At irregular intervals, if you hang around long enough, like 10 minutes or so, you should see at least one fiery breath. There used to be a number you could send an SMS to, 7168 I believe it was, with text SMOK, but these days the reply is an error from the service. Supposedly the dragon stopped responding to messages around 2016. Still, I tried it and got an error, but the dragon did breathe fire soon after. Coincidence perhaps but still... ;)