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Krypty Wawelskie Kraków

Wawel Crypts in Krakow

Wawel Crypts in Krakow
Open:
Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 09:00 - 16:00
Wawel, 31-001 Kraków Tourist region: Kraków i okolice
Tourist subregion: Krakowski
Facilities at cultural sites: Guidebook in English, Guidebook in French, Guidebook in Spanish, Guidebook in German, Guidebook in Russian
Type of historical sites: Religious sites
In the basement of the Wawel Royal Cathedral, there are the crypts with the ashes of the Polish kings and their families, from the times of King Sigismund I the Old, with the exception of the last three monarchs.
The St. Leonard crypt is the place of rest of Tadeusz Kościuszko, Gen. Władysław Sikorski; the crypt under the Silver Bell Tower – of Marshal Józef Piłsudski and President Lech Kaczyński and his wife. In the National Bards Crypt, there are the sarcophagi of Adam Mickiewicz, Juliusz Słowacki and the urn with the ashes of Cyprian Kamil Norwid.
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