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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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