"bones that save the world" Krakow Off The Beaten Path Tip by kirmarsh

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It is worth looking up as you enter the royal cathedral at wawel as there are some bones hanging from chains at the entrance. These bones are from ice age animals. It was once believed that these were the bones of a mythical dragon, which lived in the caves around the castle. Tradition states that while these bones remain at the cathedral the world will continue.

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  • Updated Mar 30, 2007
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