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“another must see” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wawel Cathedral

Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
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Krakow in One Day Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #10 of 231 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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“another must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Easily walkable from the Market Square [I was able to push my mother there in a wheelchair - although it was a grind going up the hill]. Admission is reasonable.

Visited July 2013
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“You see A LOT of great churches in Europe, but..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

...this one kind of has it all. While excelling in no particular architectural style, it has pretty much every style in which anyone has ever built a church grafted to it. You could teach the history of architecture by simply standing next to it. And, while not particularly cohesive, it is very interesting to look at. I'd recommend at least 20 minutes just standing beside it and taking in everything that is going on.

Visited August 2013
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Farmingdale, Maine USA
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“Amazing place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I would not believe it if I hadn't seen it for myself. Just amazing. When you walk in it's like going back in time. I would highly recommend this place to visit.

Visited September 2013
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Munich, Germany
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“Huge piece of Polish history!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

the Cathedral and the museum are well kept and definitely worth seeing! you should not miss the Dragoon down the hill which is an important part of the city legend! Must see in Krakow!

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful castle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Great castle, interesting history , very clean and tidy and welcoming. Great for photography. Can get busy, visit earlier in the day for photos.

Visited August 2013
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