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Address: ul. zamek Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001, Poland
Phone Number:
+48 12 422 51 55
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09:30 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers...

Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this castle is a symbol of the independent Polish state and today contains a priceless collection of 16th-century Flemish tapestries, considered to be one of the largest in the world.

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My favourite visit in Krakow

Walked around grounds on a sunny afternoon, lovely spot and amazing views, did not pay to go inside. Very good and reasonably priced cafe outside. A definite one to visit if you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Some truely breathtaking views inside and out. Unfortunately it's a place of worship so pictures are not permitted inside. Would definitely recommend but have seen better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walked around grounds on a sunny afternoon, lovely spot and amazing views, did not pay to go inside. Very good and reasonably priced cafe outside. A definite one to visit if you are in Krakow. Also had a look around Sheraton hotel, close by, very nice but pool very small, in basement.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Think about a princess and a dragon. This is the story behind the amazing castle of Cracow. Art, museum and gold everywhere. I couldn't expect it so nice!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There's limited spaces that are free on a Sunday but Monday is closed. Up to May there is a Leonardo Da Vinci on display.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting but no guides or information given. Mostly restored last century so good to admire, state rooms are large and impressive, only a small amount of furniture and paintings. The armoury is also worth visiting with some impressive armour from earlier centuries. Restrooms and cafe are also excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went visiting this popular attraction on purpose as no tourists can miss out from their walking around Krakow's old town tour. It's beautiful and renovated nicely. I didn't get inside because I saw many royal family owned castles and residences before and in my opinion all are the same closely but it worth for visit if you are in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We looked from the outside as we'd seen enough castles by this point in our trip. The weather was truely freezing that day (-25C) so we didn't stay long, but the views were great.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully restored and well worth the visit to this breathtaking castle. The buildings, furnishings and view will amaze you. The gift shop is great and I have to make mention of the replica plaster cast heads hand painted by a 100yr old resident of the city. At £10( in my money) they were a still and very period, can't wait... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Castle Wawel is centrally located in Krakow. It is a beautiful castle with a cathedral and lovely grounds all together. There are different tickets you can buy depending on what you want to see here. Our ticket cost 12zl each and gained us entry into the Cathedral where you get access to the Bell, special chapels within it and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited wawel castle and cathedral whilst in krakow. Beautiful to see. You can explore certain parts of the grounds free of charge, or you can get a ticket for 12 polish zlotty and get access to the cathedral, Sigmunds bell, the royal tombs and the cathedral museum. Well worth the 12 zlotty. Some beautiful sights inside and lots of history... More 

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