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Wawel Royal Hill Guided Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

  • Duration

    1.5 hours

  • Start time

    10am

  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to St. Mary Magdalene Square in Krakow, Kanonicza 11 Street
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Explore Wawel Hill, Krakow's number one tourist attraction on a guided tour
  • Discover the site from where Polish royalty reigned over Poland
  • Learn about the history of the greatest treasure in the history of Poland on Kanonicza street
  • Learn how the alchemical fun of Sigismund III Vasa led to the biggest fire of Wawel Castle
  • See where a bomb dropped on Wawel landed during the World War II
  • Admire the famous dragon from the Wawel Hill with panoramic views of southern Krakow
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Explore Wawel Hill, Krakow's number one tourist attraction on a guided tour. Discover the site from where Polish royalty reigned over Poland and see the most important places on Wawel Hill. Enjoy riveting live commentary from your guide about the secrets of the royals and show you the most important places.

Stop by the house of Jan Dlugosz, the legendary Polish historian and soak in picturesque views over Wawel Hill. See the monument to Tadeusz Kosciuszko, one of the most important Polish heroes, and stroll past the entrance to the Wawel Cathedral.

Learn how the alchemical fun of Sigismund III Vasa led to the biggest fire of Wawel Castle, see where a bomb dropped on Wawel landed during the World War II, learn about the history of the greatest treasure in the history of Poland on Kanonicza street and admire the famous dragon with panoramic views of southern Krakow behind it.

Highlights of the tour include:

  • Jana Dlugosza house
  • Wawel bricks
  • Herbowa Gate
  • Tadeusz Kosciuszko Monument
  • Wawel cathedral from the outside
  • Crypt of silver bells
  • Arcaded courtyard / castle from the outside
  • Wawel chakra
  • Austrian hospital
  • Wawel Fortifications
  • Panorama with a view of the Wawel dragon statue and the southern part of Krakow

Inclusions

  • Guided tour to Wawel Royal Hill
    • Licensed tour guide (English and Polish)

    Exclusions

    • Entrance fee to Dragon's Den, Royal Cathedral and Royal Chambers
      • Gratuities

      Please note

      Voucher Information: Show your voucher on your smartphone or other device (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!)


      Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Please ensure you are on time, being late may prevent you from joining the tour.

      The Senior ticket is valid with ID that contains a picture and date of birth. Student ticket is valid only with a student ID that contains a picture, date of birth, and university name.

      Since we would visit a place of worship, please dress appropriately. Shoulders and knees must be covered.

      Customer Reviews

      • Carla Langjahr
        Comprehensive Tour of Wawel Castle & Cathedral

        This tour provided lots of historical information about Wawel Castle & Cathedral, including tours inside. This was a convenient way to learn about Wawel history without the...

        United States 09/06/2017

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