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Kasprowy Wierch cable car

Kuznice, Poland
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Ranked #370 of 518 Attractions in Southern Poland
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My friends and I arrived on a Saturday morning at around 8:40, and the queue was already very long and moving at a snail's pace. I gave up in disgust after two hours. Our friends stayed in the queue but didn't make it up to the top until 13:30. They waited four hours. Unbelievable. It may be a breathtaking view... More

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Geelong, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The most breathtaking scenery I have ever seen in my life! It was a bit pricy for Poland but the cable car was well worth it. We were able to get tickets through local travel agent the day before which was the best decision because we did not have to wait, the line of people was at least 2 hours... More

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London, United Kingdom
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229 reviews 229 reviews
109 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I especially loved it as it was early spring and still covered in snow. You best buy your ticket in advance as otherwise the queue is outrageous!!!!

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UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

As loutre123 says there is a scam in place here. This scam needs constantly reporting, I work at White Side Holidays Poland and we take hundreds of holiday makers up the cable car at Kasprowy Wierch every year. This scam isn't a new thing and if you are there on a day when this is clearly happening you need to... More

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Mold, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Be aware that there is currently a gang operating an illegal queue-dodging scam for the cable car which will mean you will queue many hours more than needed at peak times. We started queuing at 08.00 on Tuesday 6 August. After 2.5 hours we became suspicious as, although the front of the queue on the steps was moving forward at... More

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Macduff, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
40 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Was so lucky when went on cable car to the top of kasprowy wierch,had heavy thunder storm a few hours leading up to going on the cable car so there was no queues at all,once at the top the weather had cleared but still the odd clap of thunder that rumbled along the tarns and peaks of the Tatra mountains... More

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London
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Hi, jusgt back from zakopane. Did use a cable car for the top of the Kasprowy Wierch. Nice enjoyable trip, resonable price, great views. We used a restaurant there and must addmit not bad. Very nice scrambled egg on bacon:) You can do there great walking back or other destination ors even skiing if interested. Fantastic view for Zakopane, Giewont... More

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Miller Place, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

When in Zacopane, you should take the cable car to the top of Kasprowy Wierch to see a spectacular view of the Tatra mountains. You literally straddle with one foot in Slovakia and one foot in Poland. The view from all sides is special. If you are feeling adventurous, you can take the cable car up to the summit and... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

The views from atop Kasprowy Wierch in Zakopane are absolutely stunning. A lot of people choose to make the hike, which can take up to 5 hours. For the rest of us, the cable car gets us up there in about 15 minutes. However, there tend to be long line ups due to the limited capacity of the cable car.... More

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Warsaw
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149 reviews 149 reviews
51 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

Number of visitors is limited as tatra mountains are a national park. So consider to buy a ticket a day erlier or you will have to wait for your cable car for a quite long time in a season. And a season time means all summer and all winter time plus holidays. During summer its a best place to start... More

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