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Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki)

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Address: al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
Phone Number: 012 425-11-16
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Erected by Cracovians in memory of Polish national leader Tadeusz...

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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It certainly worth the visit and learn about the fantastic story of Kosciuszko. Nice place to walk around and a fantastic view of Krakow from the top.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ashdod, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It certainly worth the visit and learn about the fantastic story of Kosciuszko. Nice place to walk around and a fantastic view of Krakow from the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Koscuiszko's Mound is one of 4 (or 5?) Mounds around Krakow, and is well worth the walk to the top for stunning views of Krakow & the surrounding area, including the Tatra Mountains in the distance. If you walk to the tram stop (or catch a tram) to Salwator, then walk up the hill. Near the bottom on the left... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk from the city center and up through the forest to the mound on an early October morning was a peaceful, adventurous hike. The view at the top was awesome and rewarding. I will definitely remember and treasure this day of my trip for a long time!

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Top of a mound offers spectacular views over city of Krakow and if weather permits, way beyond. Hike is rather easy, would suit everyone. There is entry fee of 12 PLN. Overall, Good outdoor activity while in Krakow.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We had a free day so we decided to take the bus to the mound. I think we approached from the back side of the mound. It's fairly cheap to visit, though the cashier wanted exact change, so we had to do some digging. The views were nice. There is no railing around the path on the way up the... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We saw that the Mound is near to our hotel ( Novotel) and we decided to visit it by foot. The walk was great because we saw little polish streets and met some locals. on the Mound you have to pay entrance, but it is really cheap. You can go for a walk and climb to it, and there you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

If you take the time to walk along the Vistula to Salwator, there's more to see than the Mound. There's the convent just opposite the tram stop and a nice leafy walk to Salwator Cemetery. If you make the effort to get here, you might as well explore Salwator.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

A great view of the city so worth a visit. The coffee shop is ok although a bit limited!! We stopped off from the hop on hop off tour and it's well worth doing that as it's a long way out of the centre of the city. An hour or so is enough really!!

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Giving access to one of the best views in Krakow, this hill, with great historian importance, is definitely a must to visit. There is a steep walk up through a lovely neighbourhood leading up to the entrance. To get to the top you need to get a ticket for about 12PLN/2.5 Euro per adult.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Just a few minutes by bus from the city and a good hike up to the top of the Mound will give you a wonderful panoramic view of the city and surrounds and an opportunity to learn about one of Poland's greatest heroes. There is a Museum as well as a Restaurant on site so you can make the most... More 

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