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“well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Wawel Cathedral

Wawel Cathedral
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$38.82*
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Private Tour: Krakow Catholic Churches and Monuments
Ranked #7 of 272 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reigate, United Kingdom
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“well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014

There Is a fee to visit some of the areas of the cathedral but unless you are interested in ecclesiastical art or history it is not necessary. The free access to the cathedral follows a well signposted walking route and will give a full experience. The surrounding grounds of the Wawel illustrate the importance of this essential monument. The information office is particularly efficient.

Visited February 2014
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“Beautiful Cathedral”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

The Cathedral is beautiful. The polish seem to like their black and gold and this theme seems to pass from Church's to Cathedral in and around Krakow. The Corpus Christi church and St Mary's Basilica in the main square echo this but they are all individually beautiful and worthy of a visit.

Visited February 2014
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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“Very informative”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

Did a tour of the cathedral with an audio guide and it was very informative. We enjoyed the climb up the bell tower and the view at the top.

Visited December 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Lovely”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

We went and lit candles and the service was amazing x watch out for the beggars tho they try and take the money you put I the little box for the candles

Visited January 2014
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“Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2014

Was a lovely day out looking round the Cathederal and Castle. So cheap. Lovely views over the river and great views from the Bell Tower. Worth a visit.

Visited January 2014
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