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"When not to visit?" Top 5 Page for this destination Wawel Hill Tip by matcrazy1

Wawel Hill, Krakow: 49 reviews and 75 photos

by matcrazy1

Wawel Hill is accessible to visitors daily, from April to September: 6.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m., and from October to March: 6.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
The arcaded courtyard of the Royal Castle is closed half an hour before the shutting of the gates of the hill.
The exhibitions in the Castle are closed on January 1st , Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, November 1st and 11th and December 24th, 25th and 31st.

There are two entrances to the Wawel Hill: western for tourists and eastern exclusively for VIPs and/or Wawel staff. Both are closed by huge iron gates. Once I was lucky to enter the hill by its eastern gate hehe.

Address: BOT, Wawel 5, 31-001 Krakow, Poland
Directions: From Main Market Square go souhwards Grodzka Street (aprox. 20 min.), at the end turn right ---> the entrance: walk right up to the hill.
othercontact: Fax: +48 (12) 4221697
Phone: +48 (12) 4225155 ext. 291

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 13, 2003
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