Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow

4.4
Visit Wawel Royal Castle to see the home of Poland's kings for several centuries that now features one of the country's major art museums. Ransacked and vandalized numerous times, the castle was plagued with foreign invaders until the early decades of the 20th century. The art museum was established in 1930. Take the short walk from Krakow's Old Town, and you'll be rewarded with a vast collection of Italian Renaissance paintings, prints, tapestries, and sculptures. The museum is also a center for conservation of exotic works. Be sure to visit Europe's largest collection of Ottoman tents. To see everything in a single day, arrive as early as you can. Arrange your visit to Wawel Royal Castle and discover more family-friendly attractions in Krakow using our Krakow online trip maker .
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  • Beautiful place, but far too many tourists which does not allow to see the entire Castle and in works
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  • This interesting palace was built in the 16th century but has been passed since different incarnations. You can also book a guided tour to the majestic bedrooms that have beautiful paintings, but we've given up on other sites on the hill.
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  • Definitely worth and must to see. Beautiful historic place. Better to reserve full day and visit everything. As a tip - there's more selling ticket points inside. Don't have to wait few hours (like we did) to buy ticket. I will back there for sure to visit other side of castle which didn't manage this time.
  • It is a beautiful place. The square looked very nice and a great view on Krakow. I recommend going in the tower for even a better view. Sad we had rain but that didn't ruined anything.
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