Krakow Wawel Castle and Cathedral guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Krakow Wawel Castle and Cathedral guided tour

4.7/5
Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
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£34.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Marvel at Wawel Hill's rocky exterior towering over the banks of the Vistula River
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage List Wawel Castle, the most popular museum in Krakow, with a guide
  • Learn the facts and more interesting rumors about the lives of Polish kings and queens
  • Admire the Gothic Wawel Cathedral, a site visited by many historic figures and famous people
What to expect

Enter the most visited museum in Krakow, the UNESCO World Heritage List Wawel Castle, on a guided tour. Leading up to the castle, admire the rocky outcropping of Wawel Hill tower­ing over the banks of the Vistula River that once was the seat of secular and ecclesiastical power.

On your tour you will see the Royal chambers, as well as the Wawel Cathedral, on an experience that you'll never forget.

The former residence of Polish kings and a symbol of statehood became a museum in 1930. Inside its collections hold paintings, sculptures, fabrics, goldsmiths, military items, porcelain and furniture. Permanent exhibitions recreate the appearance of the rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The chambers display the famous tapestries of Zygmunt August, Renaissance Italian paintings from the Lanckoronski collection, and the Eastern art contaisn the largest collection of tents in Europe.

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What's included
  • check Ticket to Wawel Castle State Rooms
  • check Ticket to the Wawel Cathedral
  • check Guided tour
Where

plac Świętej Marii Magdaleny, Kraków, Polska

Meeting point:
Meet your guide in St. Mary Magdalene Square, at the Piotr Skarga Monument. Look for them holding a sign with "excursions.city".
What to remember
  • To receive the reduced student rate, Students (age 18-26) must show a valid student ID card when joining the tour
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums
  • No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
  • You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • The Wawel Cathedral is an active place of religious worship. During important religious, state or jubilee events or visits of important guests, admission to the cathedral, royal tombs or the bell tower may be suspended without announcing the reasons. In such a situation, the tour operator reserves the right to replace the entrance to the Cathedral with another one within the castle complex
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Provider
All Poland Sp. z o.o.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.7/5

Based on 6 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - September 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - June 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Visite de la cathédrale, magnifique. Cependant trop de groupes... c'était l'enfer... plusieurs altercations entre notre guide et les autres guides. Au ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - June 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2023

    Average

    Overall rated

    3/5

    Die Führung war eindeutig zu kurz

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - March 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - February 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Excellente visite avec une guide passionnée qui fournit des explications claires et complètes

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