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Wawel Royal Castle

ul. zamek Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001, Poland
+48 12 422 51 55
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Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this castle is a symbol of the independent Polish state and today contains a priceless collection of 16th-century Flemish tapestries, considered to be one of the largest in the world.
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“state rooms” (434 reviews)
“dragons den” (90 reviews)
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ul. zamek Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001, Poland
ul. zamek Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001, Poland
+48 12 422 51 55
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1st the staff at the ticket desk are kind of rude and always rushing to move the line on. Not wanting to answer any questions or help. You have to buy tickets for each part of the palace separately and then you can pick up...More

Thank JJCC_10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must see in Krakow. Dragon statue and its cave, spacious space inside of it where you can see how architecture is amazing. And most important.. You need a tourist guide to tell you everything about it. Believe me, it's interesting :)

1  Thank veronika2222015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with a guide and I’d say this is a MUST as our guide was so knowledgeable about the history of the castle. From the stories of old to more modern WW2 history, the castle has many stories to tell and if you love...More

2  Thank Bucketlist R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing place and city full of history,from beautiful streets to beautiful restaurants and people..amazing food and amazing traditional drinks.

2  Thank goranmitov
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really nice place and really big. Perfect to see in Krakow when you visit the city. Also, do not forget the "smok" aka dragon.

3  Thank Sasha v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seriously, a must see when in Krakow. Really cheap, and it’s worth paying extra to see additional rooms and areas of the castle including the armoury.

2  Thank Harijoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan plenty of time to visit famous Wawel Castle in Krakow. The grounds and places to visit are huge. The view from the castle, which is on top of a hill is stunning. The cathedral is very impressive, full of gold and silver regalia. Make...More

Thank knufje
Reviewed 1 week ago

Roamed around the Castle grounds which have lovely views over the river and beyond. Well worth a visit.

Thank Traveller_12222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit, so much to see that you would need a couple of visits to see it all. Audio guides or personal guides are a must as you get much more out of your visit. It’s easy to get tickets and you can...More

3  Thank nicolacollin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great wander around here, loads of wee nooks and crannies, smashing wee gift shop and not forgetting the lucky door, find it and have a lean on it!

Thank Lesley1410
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Tim F
9 January 2018|
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Response from spellotape | Reviewed this property |
We took a walking tour (Sandman's) and our guide knew a lot of languages. You could check before booking the tour, if you do end up doing it. Highly recommend exploring Krakow by starting off with this walking tour.
6 January 2018|
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Response from jacer2003 | Reviewed this property |
Most likely. For more info please visit wawel.krakow.pl.
25 October 2017|
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Response from AndyLargey | Reviewed this property |
I would plan for most of the day but make sure you do Dragons Den last !!