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Address: Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
Phone Number:
+48 12 429 95 15
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Today
09:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell...

National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant bell of Zygmunt of 1520, one of the world's largest, and the burial place of many Polish kings and their families, national heroes and numerous bishops.

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Beautiful cathedral

Wawel cathedral is free to enter on the castle grounds and is certainly worth a visit! Excellent decor and it was really interesting to learn about early Polish monarchs. There is... read more

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

Wawel cathedral is free to enter on the castle grounds and is certainly worth a visit! Excellent decor and it was really interesting to learn about early Polish monarchs. There is also a crypt where famous writers are buried.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit this at the same time as the castle. There's an extra cost for parts of the cathedral. Check out the royal tombs. Respect that it's a place of worship though.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only wondered the grounds and Cathedral as everything else was closed. However it's a beautifully kept area, lots of good views and I'm sure the exhibits are probably worth seeing.....just not on a Monday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a snowy day which made the huge inner square very atmospheric Gorgeous domes on outside ,one in gold and the inside is stunning We also went up the bell tower which is fab and great views but staires very high and steep , you need to b fit We also saw royal tombs --interesting Well worth a... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It there's one part of the Castle worth paying to visit, it's the Cathedral. The ticket will also include the Royal Tombs, and the Museum. Many bought headphones for a tour, which in hindsight would have been a good idea as there is little information inside the Cathedral to read yourself. Some also had guided tours from people working at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been in many cathedral across the Europe, but Wawel Cathedral is one of the most amazing ones I've ever seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cathedral both inside and out fabulous stained glass windows , no photos allowed inside though

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic cathedral, inside and out. Think we paid around 20 zloty for a ticket inside with an audio guided tour - works out around £5. The whole tour took us about 1 hour - 1 hr 30 mins. Extremely informative and easy to follow as there are arrows pointing you in the right direction all around the cathedral. We also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most amazing historical castles and cathedrals in all of Europe. Stunning!! Steeped in history and glorious art and architecture. Missing this site when visiting Krakow would be a real shame.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wawel Cathedral is absolutely stunning. No other words for it. Definitely a must see when visiting Krakow.

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