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Address: ul. zamek Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001, Poland
Phone Number:
+48 12 422 51 55
Today
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers...

Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this castle is a symbol of the independent Polish state and today contains a priceless collection of 16th-century Flemish tapestries, considered to be one of the largest in the world.

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Private Tour: Royal Krakow Walking Tour including Visit to Wawel Castle

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Loved it well worth the walk up. Shame you can't see the cathedral on Sunday stunning views. Walk around the castle walls

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved it well worth the walk up. Shame you can't see the cathedral on Sunday stunning views. Walk around the castle walls

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When we arrive the first thing you see is the cathedral. Totally amazing, shall we couldn't take pictures. But after that we wondered round not knowing we're to go or we're to get tickets. Could really do with a booth selling tickets and giving out information maps at the entrance. Amazing views of the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely views over Krakow. The centre is nice as well to get a hot drink and something to eat. Looks good for families as a lot of young families were exploring there when we visited.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the castle but just walked around the grounds. The grounds are pretty impressive , there are tours that you pay for too. It took us about 30mins to just walk about. Gets very busy on a Saturday

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best to get here early before the tour buses. You can walk around the general area for free but You have to buy tickets to enter the different rooms / displays so perhaps do some homework on which parts may be of interest. The tickets sell out at busy times so good to plan accordingly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Opulence of the royal chambers gives an informative insight into the royalty of the day. Many magnificent features but with little comprehensive details on offer unless you join a guided tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The art and architecture is absolutely beautiful. We enjoyed the atmosphere inside the castle walls. We first went on Monday and found that most area were closed. We did go back another day and it was worth the second trip. It is definitely a must-see in Krakow.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wawel is a very nice castle worth seeing, but there are 2 entrances. Next to one you can buy tickets for the church part and the other leads in the building where you can buy tickets fot the castle. Church part has 1 ticket for the catedral (+cript and bell tower) and church museum. Castle part has a few tickets... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the this castle on a Monday and found as it is a cleaning day the castle was free however parts of the attractions in the castle were closed due to cleaning however there where your guides walking around with placards which were free to join and we learnt a few things about the history in the castle including... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ф very good place in Krakow. For the tourists who visit the city for the first time, it's a must-have site to be included in the tour route. The first impression that it's a city inside a city. Large and majestic area with a long history, good sites.The Castle is of important historical value for the history of Poland.Such place... More 

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