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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  • We wandered up here. All outside areas are free. We wanted to go inside but all areas are bookable separately with limited information on what is in each area. We booked state rooms and also armoury.....  more »
  • Only 5 mins walk from the Radisson Blu hotel is this spectacular building. So beautiful and an easy walk around by the river Vistula.  more »
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