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Wawel Castle Tickets

Grand in stature and dominant to the eye - Wawel Castle is prominent on the Krakow skyline and makes for a must-do visit. Book Wawel Castle tickets and you'll be entering the worlds first UNESCO World Heritage site. It won't take long to see why either. From the Italian styled courtyard to the treasures you'll discover within the castle walls, your time here will be full of historical detail and stunning displays. Add in the exquisite gardens, and you have a tour that'll give you a Krakow experience that'll live long in the memory.


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Our tips for Wawel Castle

  • Beat the crowds - If you want to beat the queues, make sure to get the skip-the-line option. Nothing worse than having to queue and stand around waiting
  • Add some extras for a fuller experience: Combine your Wawel Castle visit with a Krakow hop-on hop-off bus tour, and you'll have all of Krakow covered.

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Best time to visit

The beat the crowds, the best time to visit the castle is towards the end of the day. That way, you'll ensure you see it all with having to look over people's shoulders. It's open all year round but will be busier in high season between April and October.

Getting there

Check your tour details as some will have a specific meeting point where you'll meet your guide and others will ask you to meet at the castle itself.

Did you know?

Impress your friends with these interesting tidbits of information:

  • The castle was declared the first UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978
  • Head to Chicago, and you will find a section of Wawel castle there. One part of the columns of the castle is incorporated into the upper part of the Chicago Tribune tower entrance.

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