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Monument of the Wawel Dragon

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Bulwar Czerwienski, Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Monument of the Wawel Dragon,我買了dragon觀光票,只能說想像和實際參觀是二件事情 城堡腳下的dragon會噴火,很多小朋友都爬上去dragon上面拍照,看著dragon和路邊販賣的dragon公仔,落差很大.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank YHC1199
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So it’s a unique concept that you would have a dragon like sculpture that is actually breathing fire. But the dragon is so weird with its six arms and standing on legs that look like they belong on a table. A face that’s incredibly disproportionate...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

We saw this walking below Wawel near the river walk. A bit of fun from the sculpture that breathes fire around every five minutes. Worth waiting to see it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank george650000
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Visited the Dragon's Den, which there was nothing inside, and then took photos with the dragon. The kids said it's a waste of time, so you can imagine what we thought about the place as adults!!! 😂😂 if you are still inrested in visiting the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019

Nice place near Wawel Castle. We visited in the afternoon when the dragon was breathing fire in every 5 minutes for a few second, you can take cool pictures at these times. It is fun not only for kids but for adults also.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DorottyaE3
Reviewed August 23, 2019

Nice place to visit before or after the tour at Wawel Castle (the statue is located directly at the exit of the Dragon's Den) It was difficult to get a picture just of the dragon since there were children constantly climbing on the rock. :(

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PinjaP30
Reviewed August 12, 2019

We visited the monument of Smok the legendary dragon of Wawel castle. The first thing to note is you DO NOT need to pay to visit this monument...it is outside of the castle grounds to the south west side. We first visited first thing in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

This sculpture of Smok, the castle dragon of legend, is pretty cool. Allegedly, however, it breathes fire! I've seen pictures on the internet! But we stood for more than 30 minutes and waited (I can be very stubborn) and, alas, no fire. (There used to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JamieChicago
Reviewed July 30, 2019

The path down from the castle through the cave to the outside is a long winding stairway which could be awkward to larger people or those who are claustrophobic. Watch your head! The cave is a good experience for children as it is small, cool...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KatkandoAnnapolis
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Situated at the bottom of Wawel castle the dragon regularly breathes fire throughout the day. It's even more impressive after dark than it is mid afternoon when the sun is out. It's worth a visit as the legend is popular and it also explains why...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from ClogsPL | Reviewed this property |
At irregular intervals, if you hang around long enough, like 10 minutes or so, you should see at least one fiery breath. There used to be a number you could send an SMS to, 7168 I believe it was, with text SMOK, but these... More