Wawel Castle and Wawel Hill Tour with Audioguide

Wawel Hill is one of the most important places for Polish people. It has been the home for kings and queens for many decades. It is a must-see for Polish and foreign tourists. Wawel has been the monarch’s residency from the 11th century, where they have been crowned and as well as buried. The Wawel hill consists of the Royal Castle, magnificent Cathedral, Crown Treasury and Armory, the Dragon’s den and beautiful courtyards.

The tour takes 2 hours and it starts at Tourist Information point Grodzka 52A next to Saints Peter and Paul Church. From there follow your audioguide to Kanonicza Street and to the Wawel Hill via Herbowa Gate. On the way, you will be explained the role of every building on the Hill and its history behind it. The tour includes visiting Main Courtyard, Arcaded Courtyard and it will end next to the Dragon’s den.

Check out our audio-guide sample here:

Tour duration: 1 – 2 hours
Availability: Everyday
Type of tour: Regular

  • Audio guide
  • Map

  • St Mary Magdalene Square
  • Kanonicza Street
  • House of the Mother of God
  • Wawel Hill
  • Virgin Mary on the corner
  • Wawel bricks
  • Royal Sigismund Bell
  • Herbowa Gate
  • Clock Tower
  • Monument of Saint John Paul II
  • Entrance to the Cathedral
  • Berecci Gate
  • Arcaded courtyard
  • Wawel Stone
  • Piggy bank
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • Defensive walls
  • Independence Column
  • Panorama of Kraków
  • Bernardine Gate
  • Senators’ Tower
  • Wawel Dragon