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Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki)

al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
012 425-11-16
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Erected by Cracovians in memory of Polish national leader Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a serpentine path leads to the top, approximately 326 meters (1,070 feet) above sea level, with a panoramic view of the Vistula River and the city.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
012 425-11-16
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Reviewed 5 days ago

walked over here from Main Square with the intention of having a nice morning view of the city. well, not so much. the walk was great, maybe 70 minutes or so, and the last part was very nice as we walked up through tree lined...More

Thank al g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kosciuszko's Mound is a very beautiful mound where you have a very nice view over the entire city of Krakow and nature. Really nice place to spend a few hours and relax.

Thank Ehsan-Reznov
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

With me roommate we decided to go for a walk through forest, which is near this place. And it was the best idea! We did not went there by bus, but there is possibility to go there with it. The place itself for me did...More

Thank Santa B
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We caught a city tour bus and hopped off to walk to the top of the mound to view the city as the day was clear and bright. Before the short climb we looked round the chapel and it was beautiful, a little gem of...More

Thank Sally N
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a really pleasant way to spend a few hours on a sunny day. Take a tram from the old town to Salwator (about 10 mins) and take a gentle stroll up the hill, through the forest and past the old cemetery, to the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Spent time in the museum learning more about the important contributions Kosciuszko made to Poland, the US, and the world, very impressive. A nice steady walk uphill of about 5 min gets you to the top of the mound and commanding views of Krakow. The...More

1  Thank jpmthumb42
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of a trip to Auschwitz and Berkenau with Krakow Shuttle. The circular walk up to the top of the mound is easy but if you have any fear if heights, be warned that there is no handrail ... something that freaked...More

1  Thank Adrian C
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

We took tram No 1 out to the bottom of the park (2.8 slotis each), then had a pleasant walk up through a small residential area then through a park to the hill apparently 1.6 km to the bottom. It was dry, so was fun...More

Thank Lennylens1
Reviewed April 13, 2017

What do Krakow's Kościuszko Mound and Australia's Highest Mountain have in common. (Answer:They are named after the same person.) A good (circa 40 minutes) walk due west out of Krakow is the Kościuszko Mound. Viewable from the Wavel and beyond the Błonia fields, between the...More

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed March 24, 2017

It is worth the visit for the views and the history but on cold days is rather bleak to hand around for to long

1  Thank Deborah D
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