Although Wawel Castle is a castle, it has different exhibition areas and corresponding tickets. If you want to see the main exhibition, you must go early. We spent an hour in line to buy tickets. The castle courtyard is open, and the king and queen gardens need to buy tickets to follow the guide. Like many palaces, the castle is full of royal history and portraits of people.
Wawel Castle is located on a limestone hill on the north bank of the Vistula River in Krakow. It is well preserved. It is one of the oldest palaces in Poland. It has been the residence of the king since the 10th century. Many coronation ceremonies have taken place here. carry out. The cathedral in the castle is the national sanctuary of Poland and the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Krakow. It has been used as the venue for the coronation of Polish monarchs for nearly 1,000 years. The Wawel Cathedral was also after the 14th century. The preferred burial place for Polish monarchs, the cathedral displays the ancient coffins of Polish kings and bishops of Krakow. The coffin of the former Polish president and his wife who died in a plane crash in 2010 is placed in the castle’s underground church. This is the only coffin that can be photographed...
Wawel castle is located near the center of Krakow and is the oldest palace in Poland. Wawel Castle has been used as the residence of the king since the 14th century, and many kings’ coronation ceremonies were completed here. The coffin of the former Polish president and his wife who died in a crash in 2010 is placed in the castle’s underground church. It is the only coffin that can be photographed. Wawel Castle includes multiple independent attractions: State Hall, Royal Private Residence, Royal Treasures and Armory, Oriental Art Museum, Lost Wawel, Dragon Den. Each attraction must be charged separately, and the opening hours are different. There are a few exhibition halls that are not allowed to take pictures and need to store bags.
Wawel Castle is the private residence of the Polish royal family and one of the oldest palaces in Poland. This is a gathering place for many attractions, such as the Lost Wawel, Royal Treasures and Armory, etc., everyone can visit together. What's interesting is that there is a flying dragon in bronze sculpture below the castle, and a moving fairy tale, but the key point is that this dragon actually breathes fire regularly, which is really fun.
The circular corridor courtyard is the most distinctive. You don't need tickets to enter the courtyard. You need to buy tickets for indoor museums, which contain collections of clothing and daily necessities used by the royal family.