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Address: ul. zamek Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001, Poland
Phone Number:
+48 12 422 51 55
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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
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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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A must if visiting Krakow

A must see place to visit if in Krakow, I spent hours walking up to and around the historic and very pretty castle, which also offers great views over the river.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see place to visit if in Krakow, I spent hours walking up to and around the historic and very pretty castle, which also offers great views over the river.

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Thank Ade-the-great
New York City, New York
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must see place! The castle a walk through of a very historical period in Krakow, the rooms are stunning. So much beauty and architecture to see.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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We did two tours of the castle, plus the church. Very good, the church is spectacular we walked up to the bell tower very steep more than 200 hundred but the view is gorgeous from the tower. Many alters to view and beautiful cravings. We visited the treasury department which had many arms from 16 and 17 centuries along with... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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The Castle is beautiful and i enjoyed seeing all the rooms. Give yourself plenty of time for this one as some of the exhibits need a guide and you can only go a certain times. The only negative point is getting tickets (probably best to pre-book) this took over 30 mins of standing in a queue as they only have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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This is a lovely place to visit, we took so many pictures here as the architecture and the views were beautiful. We didn't pay extra to visit inside as most castles in Europe look the same. This is still a lovely day out!

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Thank EvieLee3
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is still one of the cheapest places in the middle of the Europe. This is a 24 h live city you never get bored. So many attractions in Krakow itself and around. Old Market, Mariacki Church,Wawel castle, Oldest salt mine in Wieliczka city-these are just the most known places to must see.

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Thank Ursula Z
Worcester England
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a few days in Krakow, we finished our break by visiting the castle. It is a little confusing when deciding which tickets to buy. The grounds are free but we were told we could only visit the state rooms or private rooms with a guided tour, neither of which were available until much much later. After checking with the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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we didnt have time to go inside we did go inside the cathedral though but lovely to spend time in the gardens

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went early to Wawel Hill to avoid the crowds, and went to the castle first. We booked on the royal apartment and state room tours. The royal apartments was guide led - we did this first. Really interesting look through the private quarters of the castle in gothic, baroque and renaissance stages, and really interesting to learn more about... More 

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Burford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a truly stunning place with so much history. I organised a tour prior to arrival via the reservations team, my wife is partially sighted so we were able to do this in advance. So glad we did as the queues for tickets were very long at around 10-30 in the morning. We has a guide for our tours... More 

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