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  Recommended tours

  • The Old Town
    The tour will take you along the most important and beautiful sites in the Old Town of Krakow encircled by the green ring of Planty Park.
  • Nowa Huta. The Communist Route
    Nowa Huta was built in 1950s by communists and intended to be the first town-symbol of socialist realism. Now it's one of Krakow’s districts, in the past, an ideal town for the communist propaganda.
  • Jewish District in Kazimierz
    No visit to Krakow would be fully valuable without a tour of Kazimierz. For centuries it remained an independent town, inseparably bound with the history of Polish Jews.
  • Jewish ghetto. Holocaust in Krakow
    Ghetto in Krakow was established in March 1941 on the right bank of Vistula river in Podgorze district. All Jews from Krakow and Kazimierz were forced to settle within the ghetto walls.

Wawel Hill

The old, limestone Wawel Hill, located over the Vistula river was the center of Polish political and ecclesiastical power for over 500 years.

Wawel is dominated by two immense edifices: the Gothic Royal Cathedral with royal tombs and famous Sigismund Bell Tower and the Castle – former Royal Residence with the arcaded courtyard of rare beauty.

Wawel Hill is one of the most important landmarks of the city and the most recognizable symbol of Poland. Today it's an interesting museum documenting Polish history and the richness of its culture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance era.
 
During our tour, you will visit the Royal State Rooms on the second floor of the Castle with the splendid collection of Flemish tapestries dating back to the 16. century. Afterwords we will enter one of the most important historical sites in Poland - the Royal Cathedral holding old royal tombs and the Sigismund Bell Tower. This is the place where almost all Polish kings were crowned and burried.
 
During your visit on the Wawel Hill you cannot miss the Dragon and its Den. This terrible creature is associated with the oldest Krakow’s legend and the city’s founder – Prince Krak.

Usually the tour takes about 3 hours.

The price of a guide service: 320 zlotys.

The entrance tickets are not included in the price. Please add the cost of the entrance ticket to the Royal Cathedral and the Castle. The details are available here