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Wawel Cathedral

Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
+48 12 429 95 15
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“royal tombs” (91 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
+48 12 429 95 15
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The castle is beautiful. There is no cost to walk on the grounds but to go inside the church you will have to pay.

Thank mgs1627
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful, if small, cathedral. We just walked around for free and didn't pay the fee to go into the royal catacombs, it doesn't feel like we missed much.

Thank Meredith_J_R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently visited the cathedral which was very interesting and majestic. Cost myself, partner and daughter 31PLN for access into the cathedral which gained access to the cathedral, the bell and the royal tombs. Clearly a lot of history and passion within the attraction. For 3PLN...More

Thank Speedyg1989
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The whole Wawel is beautiful and you really cannot go there as it's have a very cultural spirit. I wasn't that interested if this place as I think they should change few things. More like all entrance are closed for some reason so u not...More

Thank Damian2591
Reviewed 5 days ago

Set within the free complex of Wawel castle this cathedral is interesting but then again there are so many churches and places of worship in Krakow that have free admission and are beautiful in their own way. Since the castle ground are extensive and free...More

Thank Ciaran32
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here in a separate day after my visit to Wavel castle. The fee to the cathedral is separately sold inside the castle grounds and extra fee for a audio guide. I recommend to get the audio tour for an extra fee and follow the...More

Thank TLA_USA07
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful castle with tremendous views. So much to see here and probably need to 2 days to see it all properly.

Thank joeanunez74
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see site for anyone visiting Krakow. The building is filled with the rich history of Poland's past, the final resting place for Kings and Queens alike and a site for those visiting John Paul II locations. I believe we paid 29/30...More

Thank mrballar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower brings respect. It is beautiful and old. It is with gold cupola. Interior is color and with draws.

Thank Aurel K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Krakow, a visit to Wawel Castle is a must. While we did not tour inside, it was well worth the time to walk the grounds and to enter the main courtyard. We went in the evening and there were only a handful of...More

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May 31, 2017|
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Response from Quietman70 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of steps yes depending on which parts you visit. The castle is split into different attractions. The tower and the dragons den both have lots of steps and are quite tight. The cathedral, cathedral museum and... More
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Chrishayman66 | Reviewed this property |
We just went around the grounds, I do believe it was only around 12 zloty but they do closed early I think around 16:30 we spent over 3 hrs there, I hope this helps you
July 27, 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what you are more interested in. For the underground you have to book as there is only limited number of people allowed at a time. It's basically graves for polish kings. Cathedral is beautiful and you can... More