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“Everything on Wawel Hill” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wawel Cathedral

Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
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Ranked #5 of 126 attractions in Krakow
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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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.
Charlottetown, PEI
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“Everything on Wawel Hill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The cathedral and the castle are all part of the attractions on Wawel Hill (although separate ticket offices). Entrance to cathedral is free however admission is charged to visit Royal Crypts and the bell tower.

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Calgary, Canada
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“Amazing history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I visited the wawel catherdral on an organized tour and it was worth having the tour guide there explaining the art history (even in the condensed manner in which he did) and all the major aspects to the cathedral. We saw Casmir the Great's tomb, etc. and visited the most recent tomb of one of the prime ministers. This place is full of history and needs to experienced

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Dublin, Ireland
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“Totally overcrowded , don't bother”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Impossible to get around , due to crowds , hard to find your way out too due to one way system . Church of Virgin Mary in main square more impressive and less crowds

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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“Breathtaking architecture and interior.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

In a commanding position, overlooking the wistela river. The interior of Cathedral is breathtaking. So much history with many Royal tombs here. A lot to see inside Cathedral. When visiting Krakow this Cathedral should not be missed.

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Bornheim, Germany
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“Overcroweded”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I just don't like overcroweded churches - bad person to ask for Wawel Cathredal than...
Very nice stone work, though.

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