The Wawel Hill is to Krakow what the Acropolis was to ancient Athens or the Capitoline Hill to Rome. The rocky outcropping towering over the banks of the Vistula has been the seat of secular and ecclesiastical power, today it is the most visited museum
Residence of Polish kings and a symbol of statehood, in 1930 the Castle also
became one of the most important museums in Poland. It collects collections of
paintings, graphics, sculptures, fabrics, goldsmiths, military items,
porcelain and furniture. The chambers display the famous tapestries of Zygmunt
August and magnificent Renaissance Italian paintings from the Lanckoronski
collection, and the Wawel collections of Eastern art contain the most
important and largest collection of tents in Europe.
The Royal Castle is also an important center for the conservation of works of art. Permanent exhibitions recreate the appearance of the rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
See all that magnificent things with expert local guide. You will see Royal chambers. In This trip You have also entrance to the Wawel enormous Cathedral, and feel all this experience that You never forget.
Meeting point: on the St. Mary Magdalene Square, at the Piotr Skarga
Monument (click to go to Google
The guide with the "excursions.city" sign
Duration: 2 hours
A ticket to the State Rooms
A ticket to the Wawel Cathedral
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