Katedra Wawelska

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  • Address: Wawel 3, 31-001 Kraków, Poland, Krakow
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +48-124299516
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral , Community And Government, Religious, Churches
Tickets From $63.57

The magnificent 14th century Gothic church you see here is the third on this site. The first was built in the 11th century, the second in the 12th century. It is the country’s national sanctuary. Polish monarchs have been coronated here, and they have been buried here. If the history wasn’t interesting enough, come here for the other highlights!

  • 1630 mausoleum of Poland's Patron saint, St. Stanislav, with 12 relief scenes and 4 accompanying marble tombs
  • Red marble 15th-century late-Gothic sarcophagus of King Vladislav II Jagiello
  • Mid-l4th-century sandstone sarcophagus of King Vladislav I
  • 18 chapels filled with priceless Baroque, late-Gothic, and Russian art, including the Sigismund Chapel, the Vasa Chapel and the Chapel of the Holy Cross
  • The Cathedral Crypts, filled with the royalty and heroes of the nation
  • The 1520 Giant Sigismund (Zygmunt) bell
  • The Black Christ's Crucifix, 13 feet tall, and 650 years old

Additionally, the Cathedral’s museum contains priceless works of art - embroidery, crosses, chalices, reliquaries, St. Hedwig’s goblet, St. Stanislav’s miter, the broken pieces of King Sigismund II August’s sword, and paintings and sculptures. The museum also holds temporary exhibitions, so check the cathedral website for upcoming events!

Check out the monument statue to Pope John Paul II in front of the Cathedral.

Entrance Ticket Details For Katedra Wawelska

Admission to Cathedral is free.

Sigismund Bell, Royal Tombs, Cathedral Museum:

  • 12 PLN (concession: 7PLN)
  • Groups of 10: 11PLN (concession: 6PLN)

Concessions applicable to children, students, teachers, senior citizens and pensioners, whether from Poland or abroad

Audio guide:

  • Regular 7 PLN
  • Concession 5 PLN
  • Group 3 PLN

Katedra Wawelska Hours

Cathedral Museum

April – October

  • Monday - Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday Closed

November – March

  • Monday - Saturday  9.00 – 4pm
  • Sunday Closed

The Cathedral Museum is closed on holidays.


  • Monday - Saturday: 9am-4pm
  • Sunday: 12:30pm-4pm

How to Reach Katedra Wawelska

  • Walk or cycle to here.

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  • Katedra Wawelska Address: Wawel 3, 31-001 Kraków, Poland, Krakow
  • Katedra Wawelska Contact Number: +48-124299516
  • Katedra Wawelska Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Katedra Wawelska: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 12.76% of people who visit Krakow include Katedra Wawelska in their plan

  • 49.32% of people start their Katedra Wawelska visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Katedra Wawelska

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

79.51% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Katedra Wawelska

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