We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
TripAdvisor
Krakow
Post
Inbox
Search

Monument of the Wawel Dragon

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
All photos (266)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Certificate of Excellence
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Contact
Bulwar Czerwienski, Krakow, Poland
Stare Miasto
Website
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Monument of the Wawel Dragon
from $22.74
More Info
from $68.00
More Info
from $78.46
More Info
Reviews (247)
Filter reviews
89 results
Traveler rating
24
48
17
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
24
48
17
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fire breathing wawel castle real fire vistula river worth a visit visiting krakow cave breathed legend sculptures smok sms folklore sheep path spins creatures
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 89 reviews
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
Thank tushar_pai
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
Thank yeliz2019
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
3  Thank tomj932
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
Thank lynseys750
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 285 nearby hotels
Zamkowa 15 Apartments
138 reviews
.16 miles away
Pod Wawelem Hotel
678 reviews
.16 miles away
Benefis
420 reviews
.23 miles away
Sheraton Grand Krakow
2,535 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,107 nearby restaurants
Pod Nosem
495 reviews
.25 miles away
Restaurant at Wawel Royal Castle
93 reviews
.07 miles away
Restauracja Trattoria Wawel
86 reviews
.07 miles away
Malecon
171 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,220 nearby attractions
Wawel Cathedral
5,682 reviews
.10 miles away
Wawel Royal Castle
9,872 reviews
.10 miles away
Church of St. Bernard of Siena
103 reviews
.21 miles away
Pomnik Psa Dzoka
78 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Trek569966
September 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
3
Votes