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Krakow Sightseeing Tour
"In your program: The Royal Castle & Cathedral Magnificent baroque Churches Jagiellonian University Main Market Square Cloth Hall St. Mary's Church St. Florian's Gate and Barbican""""Krakow is one of the oldest Polish cities which has been a centre of culture science and art in our country for hundreds of years. It is the most popular tourist destination among both foreigners and Poles. We offer you a great opportunity to see for yourself the reason behind Krakow’s popularity. With our guide you will see vari
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Krakow Mounds Tour
"How about going to the top of the Tadeusz Kosciuszko Mound.This unusual monument to the Leader of the 1794 Insurrection was built in the years 1821-1823. Some time later a magnificent fort was constructed around it. Building mounds in memory of heroes an the founder of the town. The Mound of Wanda die legendary daughter of Krak dominates over Nowa Huta. Finally in lasek Wolski on Sowiniec in the years 1934-1937 the last of the mounds was built in memory of Marshal Jozef Pilsudski. This is another hillock from which the panorama of Krakow can be viewed. Piłsudskiego Mound is the newest and the largest of Kraków's four mounds – it measures 35 metres height.""""quipped with binoculars and guided by our professional tour guide you will see all the important parts of the city. First Nowa Huta (the communist district)
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Private Krakow Sightseeing Tour
"In your program: The Royal Castle & Cathedral Magnificent baroque Churches Jagiellonian University Main Market Square Cloth Hall St. Mary's Church St. Florian's Gate and Barbican""""Krakow is one of the oldest Polish cities which has been a centre of culture science and art in our country for hundreds of years. It is the most popular tourist destination among both foreigners and Poles. We offer you a great opportunity to see for yourself the reason behind Krakow’s popularity. With our guide you will see vari
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Wawel Castle Tips (172)

Oriental Art

Many Royal presents from abroad are displayed in 6 rooms at the castle.This castle takes time to explore. There are so many architectural details to see.And there is a lot of climbing involved as...
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pieter_jan_v
Jan 02, 2016

Wawel Castle

Wawel (the “w” in Polish is pronounced like a “v” in English) is a fortified architectural complex on the left bank of the Vistula River in Kraków.The complex consists of many buildings and...
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HulaJoy
Dec 14, 2015

Castle

The 3 pictures show inside castle ground. The castle is high above a bend in the river Wawel, was a royal residence for Polish royals. Building from 11th century Today used fpr loads of departments.--...
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alectrevor
Sep 26, 2015

Royal Chambers - State Rooms

My trip to Krakow was motivated by the famous tapestry collection of King Sigismund II Augustus on display in the State Rooms as well as the historical interiors, royal portraits, Italian Renaissance...
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breughel
Oct 20, 2013

Wawel Castle

Wawel Castle is the best point in order to visit krakow !!! You can start here and then move into the old town. Inside the walls of the castle, we visited a huge group of monuments, including the...
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Pedro1965
Aug 14, 2013

Splendid Castle

Wawel Castle is one of Krakow's main attractions. It is located on Wawel Hill, an area which it shares with the cathedral (See tip).The history of the castle goes all the way back to the 11th century...
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roamer61
Jun 17, 2013

Wavel Castle - the city symbol.

The first building on the Wavel hill, a Romanesque stone building, was built in the middle of the 11th century. Remains are located in the northern wing of the present-day castle. In the 14th century...
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Askla
Dec 04, 2012

Wawel Castle Renaissance Courtyard

Wawel Castle Renaissance Courtyard when you are at the castle go and see the castle Renaissance style courtyard. It was built in the 16th century to reflect the glory of Sigmund the Elder. It’s a big...
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fachd
Oct 31, 2012

Wawel Royal Castle

The Wawel Royal Castle was the seat of power and home to three dynasties of Poland's monarchs. Inside the castle visitors can visits the cathedral the burial site for Polish kings, the castle...
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fachd
Oct 31, 2012

Interesting castle, but very rude staff

If you have visited castles around Europe, this is not much different. It has certain sections of Royal Apartments , areas where important people would be received and entertained, etc,etc. It was an...
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Bavavia
Jun 21, 2012

Wawel Castle

The Wawel Castle used to be the residence of Polish monarchs from the 11th to the early 17th century. After Krakow lost its capital status to Warsaw, the castle was occupied by foreign powers during...
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HORSCHECK
Apr 14, 2012

Wawel Castle, Part III

Most likely the best know feature of Wawel Castle is its fire breathing dragon which sits below the castle walls along the edge of the Visla River and in front of its dragon CAVE.If you want to know...
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Martin_S.
Jan 05, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Wawel Castle

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Wawel Cathedral

Adjacent to Wawel Royal Castle, the Cathedral is one of the significant sights in Krakow and a must visit. It remains Poland’s most important national sanctuary and used to be the coronation site of...
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Church of St Andrew

Church of Saint Andrew is one of the oldest buildings in Krakow and one of the best-preserved Romanesque buildings in Poland. The Church was built in the 11th century in Romanesque style with 17th...
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Franciscan Church - Church of St Francis of Assisi

The stained glass windows you can admire in the Franciscan church presbytery were designed by one of the most renowned Polish artist of early XX century, Stanislaw Wyspianski and executed in the...
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St. Mary's Church (Kosciol Mariacki)

I am always attracted to old churches when I travel in Europe. After a while many of them begin to look all the same at times so I do really enjoy it when I find something unusual about one of them. I...
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Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius

Founded in 1364, the University of Krakow is amongst the oldest in the world. King Wladislaw II. Jagiello bought that former noble mansion from the Anjou family for the University in 1400 which became...
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Basilica of Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi basilica is a Gothic-style temple with three naves in Kazimierz district of Krakow old town. Church was founded by Kazimierz the Great in 1340. In begining there was a wooden church....
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