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Address: Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
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Sun 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: National shrine known for its superb religious art including the giant...
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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Stunning !!

Beautiful to look at and free of charge which is always a bonus. Archtecturs is fabulous and here is soo much to see

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Perth, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful to look at and free of charge which is always a bonus. Archtecturs is fabulous and here is soo much to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

If you're in Krakow, definitely pay a visit to Wawel! The area has a variety of different architectural styles due to foreign occupation and building throughout Poland's history. The Cathedral itself is gorgeous - I definitely recommend purchasing the audio guide while touring. Unfortunately (truly) there are no photos allowed inside this breathtaking cathedral. If you're physically capable, opt to... More 

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London UK
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

My Polish friend Anna and I went around the Wawel Cathedral and Castle. There was a lot of walking involved which I did find difficult, but it was well worth it for the views. the buildings are magnificent. We had a marvellous view of the Vistula river. We walked down from the Cathedral to a small area between it and... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We came a couple of times, once to see the inside of the cathedral with all the kings, queens and bishops tombs and again one evening for an organ recital. Both left a big impression and added to our great memories of this fabulous city.

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Ireland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Go on a Monday as its free in, great to see and lots to do. Cant wait to go back again, there is a lot of history in here and some great views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, imposing with a mixture of styles, it definitely worth a visit and attention if you spend more time in Krakow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

very beautiful inside, the place is massive, huge bells in the tower a must visit for the extra 4 zloty,too bad taking photos is prohibited inside!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

The architecture appears slightly heterogeneous at first, romane, gothic, renaissance, baroque ... but it is nice to tour round the inside of the Cathedral as well!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

We went to the cathedral while we went around the castle, and it is beautiful. It has the history of the local legend of the dragon, lots of guides on hand and a big part of the city's history, it's a must see and you have to take away out to look round it! Also a nice pace to have... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

The exterior of the cathedral is breath taking and the inside is just as impressive. It is so beautiful and there are many places to pray and reflect. The history is incredible. Make sure when entering you look out for the bones, legend says they fall when the world will end. I would recommend visiting both the crypt and the... More 

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