Giewont Mountain

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  • Address: Zakopane, Poland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids

One of the most revered and popular mountains in Zakopane, the Giewont Mountain is visible from the main city and is said to be its guardian as well. The tallest summit of the mountain is a famous pilgrimage spot in the city. There is a famous old cross that was erected centuries ago and is visited by people from all over the world. Hikers will love to explore this mountain thanks to its highly daunting tracks. Despite the risk, the views of the Tatra Valley from these tracks are highly mesmerising and very popular with those who have scaled the mountain previously. Legends of an oversleeping knight resting on the mountain has led it to be named as the ‘Sleeping Mountain.’

Giewont Mountain Travel Tips

  • Check the weather on the mountain before visiting.
  • The mountain is extremely crowded in summer.

How to Reach Giewont Mountain

  • You can hire a car to taxi to get here.

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  • Giewont Mountain Address: Zakopane, Poland
  • Giewont Mountain Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Giewont Mountain(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Giewont Mountain: 05:00 Hrs
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  • we are not hikers but would like to have a nice walk at the base of the mountain and to take some nice photos. is it possible? How long should we spend our time there?

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    • Yes, you can go to Giewont Mountain even if you are not interested in hiking. Consider spending a couple of hours around the mountain base. But make sure that the weather is okay before planning your trip. 

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