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This is a legendary cave in the western slope of Wawel Hill. The oldest version of a legend about the dragon of Wawel, related to the mythic beginning of Krakow, comes from the turn of the 13th century.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Wawel Hill, Krakow 31-001, Poland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is nothing of importance in the Den. It is a simple attraction for the little kids that want to see the statue of a fire breething dragon. It is not a ritual (seemingly unimportant yet a thing one MUST do while visiting a certain...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kostasantono
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

A quick way down from the castle. A manageable number of steps descend to open out into a short series of well lit caves. Kids would love the caves. At about 70p per person, I can’t see why anyone would complain. I could well imagine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Janette59
Reviewed 31 July 2018

An interesting legend; nice that they have preserved it, but it is touristy, but fun to explore; I would imagine that children really enjoy it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

There was a long queue to purchase a ticket from the machine, which is then ripped by the person right next to the ticket machine and entrance! The cave is accessed via a steep spiral stair case and after a minute you walk into a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Titus_Twinkle
Reviewed 22 July 2018

For a few PLN you can wander through the caves under the castle and exit to see the dragon. Kids will love this !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lifei54living
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Great disappointment for both of us and our daughter. A hole in the rock with lot of lights. You first have to climb a hill to the castle in order to go down again tens of stairs (only stairs and nothing else to see) and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AngelosGRECO
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We had no idea there was a cave - we just wanted to get from the castle to the river below and the quickest way was some steps but from what we could see we had to pay to go down the steps. As it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank HevWard
Reviewed 20 May 2018

For a modest fee you can visit the limestone caves under the castle as you leave. The exit from the caves is outside the castle grounds on the river walk beside a statue of a dragon, that sometimes breathes fire, but not when we were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jenni w
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

For €3pp, you can visit small caves beneath the castle. It should only take 20-30 minutes to complete and is finished off by a fire-breathing dragon outside.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank tonygY8986ZI
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We visited during the day and also at night and both times, although we waited for over 10minutes, the dragon did not breathe fire. This was very disappointing as there was no information anywhere that said the dragon would not be active during this time...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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