Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow

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Visit Wawel Royal Castle to see the home of Poland's kings for several centuries that now features one of the country's major art museums. Ransacked and vandalized numerous times, the castle was plagued with foreign invaders until the early decades of the 20th century. The art museum was established in 1930. Take the short walk from Krakow's Old Town, and you'll be rewarded with a vast collection of Italian Renaissance paintings, prints, tapestries, and sculptures. The museum is also a center for conservation of exotic works. Be sure to visit Europe's largest collection of Ottoman tents. To see everything in a single day, arrive as early as you can. Arrange your visit to Wawel Royal Castle and discover more family-friendly attractions in Krakow using our Krakow online trip maker.
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  • A steep walk up to this one but the views and variety of things to see/do is worth it. Steeped in history this has commanding views over the city and river with beautiful architecture to boot. As it.....  more »
  • This is a wonderful place to visit, especially if you're only in Kraków for a few days it's a must see and you get such a lovely view of the city from the bell tower. Me and my partner loved it...  more »
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