Wawel

Duration: 2-4 hours
What can we see choosing this offer?
  • Wawel Hill – a walk around the hill, explaining the surrounding buildings and buildings which existed in the past, presenting the history of the hill, view on the Vistula river from the terrace
  • Castle courtyard – the history of the castle construction and of the rulers reigning at Wawel (sightseeing of the chambers is not included)
  • Cathedral: the coronation place of Polish kings and cathedral of bishops, including among others the Sigismund Chapel – a pearl of the Renaissance over the Vistula, Vasa-Chapel with the spirit of Baroque inside, the tombs of polish kings, the chapel-mausoleum of St Stanislas, relics of Queen Jadwiga and the Sigismund Bell, entry tickets are charged additionally at 7-12 PLN/person
  • Royal Tombs: sarcophagi of polish kings and several members of the royal families + sacrophagi of polish national heroes (Tadeusz Kościuszko, Józef Piłsudski)
  • The crypt of national poets: sacrophagi with bodies of Adam Mickiewicz and Juliusz Słowacki
  • Sigismund Bell: the most famous bell in Poland, presented to the Cathedral by the polish king Sigismund the Old
  • Dragon Cave – the legendary cave of the Wawel Dragon, entry tickets are charged additionally at 3 PLN/person
  • The cathedral museum: exhibition contains various objects ranging from the Middle Ages to the present century, which belong to the cathedral (f.e. the spear of St. Maurice from 10th century, items connected with Pope John Paul II, the former Archbishop of Cracow)

This may interest you:

Your visit on Wawel Hill could be connected with visiting these places: old town, the royal route, Veit Stoss Altarpiece and St. Mary’s Basilica, Church “Skałka” with the crypt for such distinguished Poles like Czesław Miłosz, Stanisław Wyspiański etc..

If you want the know more about this offer, please contact us.

 

Castle courtyard
Castle courtyard
Cathedral
Cathedral
Wawel Dragon
Wawel Dragon