Regular ticket price
to the WAWEL CATHEDRAL
(plus the Zygmunt Bell and the Royal Tombs)
is ten zlotys
Monday-Saturday open to tourists
9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
On Sundays and Holidays open to
tourists 12.30 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
The Wawel Hill is accessible to
visitors daily since April
through September from 6.00 a.m.
to 8.00 p.m. and since October
through March from 6.00 a.m. to
5.00 p.m. The Royal Castle's arcaded courtyard
is off limits half an hour before
the closing time. Exhibitions in
the Royal Castle are closed on
Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter
Sunday, November 1 and November
The following are
permanent exhibitions on the
Chambers - historical
interiors, tapestry collection of
Sigismund II Augustus, royal
portraits, Italian Renaissance
furniture, Italian and Dutch
painting of the 14th to 17th
Crown Treasury and Armory
- regalia, jewelry, precious
weapons, armors and caparisons;
Polish and West European.
Oriental Art -
Turkish tents and banners,
Turkish and Persian weapons and
carpets, Chinese and Japanese
The Lost Wawel -
archaeological and architectural
reserve of the early 11th-century
church of St. St. Felix and
Adauctus' with surroundings;
objects excavated by
archeologists on the Wawel Hill;
ornate stove tiles of the 16th
and 17th century. Plus multimedia
presentation of the Wawel Hill's
Dragon's Den - big
cave said to be the
fiery monster's hideout.
Visitors can also
see various temporary exhibitions.
Admission terms and
fees might be subject to changes.
For inquiries and booking please
contact the Tourist Service
Office (BOT), Wawel 5, 31-001
Kraków, Poland, tel.: (+48 12)
4225155 ext. 291, tel./fax: (+48