Best castles in Kraków

Check out the top castles in Kraków, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Wawel Royal Castle
1. Wawel Royal Castle
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408 local reviews
5 Wawel, Stare Miasto
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+48 12 422 51 55
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Tomasz
Wawel Royal Castle. Architectural jewel. The Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill constitute the most…
Robert
Wawel Hill (open daily 9am to 7pm), a symbol of national pride which rises above the city and is home to both…
Kinga
/ENG/ Who doesn't like castles? This place can be viewed for days! Make sure you get your tickets for most…
1. Wawel Royal Castle
1. Wawel Royal Castle
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408 local reviews
5 Wawel, Stare Miasto
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+48 12 422 51 55
Tomasz
Tomasz
Wawel Royal Castle. Architectural jewel. The Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill constitute the most historically and culturally…
Robert
Robert
Wawel Hill (open daily 9am to 7pm), a symbol of national pride which rises above the city and is home to both the Royal Castle and Krakow's…
Kinga
Kinga
/ENG/ Who doesn't like castles? This place can be viewed for days! Make sure you get your tickets for most wanted places before they run out…
2. Forum Przestrzenie
2. Forum Przestrzenie
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178 local reviews
28 Marii Konopnickiej, Dębniki
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+48 515 424 724
CafeBarPoint of interest
Paweł
Bar, club, cafe and Cracovian legend. Some even argue it is one of the best Bar in all of Europe. Once a hotel…
Anna
Beautiful landscape to Wawel Castle. One of the best atmosphere in the city. Good food and a big collections…
Tom
It's a great place if you need to chill and relax. You can admire beautiful views, the Wawel Castle, while…
2. Forum Przestrzenie
2. Forum Przestrzenie
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178 local reviews
28 Marii Konopnickiej, Dębniki
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+48 515 424 724
Paweł
Paweł
Bar, club, cafe and Cracovian legend. Some even argue it is one of the best Bar in all of Europe. Once a hotel which was shut down after one…
Anna
Anna
Beautiful landscape to Wawel Castle. One of the best atmosphere in the city. Good food and a big collections of drinks. Hipster and…
Tom
Tom
It's a great place if you need to chill and relax. You can admire beautiful views, the Wawel Castle, while sitting on a comfortable sunbed,…
3. Wawel Cathedral
3. Wawel Cathedral
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29 local reviews
3 Wawel, Kraków
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
12 429 33 27
ChurchPlace of worshipEstablishment
Jamie
Historical Royal castle, known as "The Heart of Poland" Ancient royal seat of kings.
Florent
The whole Castle is very nice, you have to see it, and the Cathedral is impressive.
Jack
The very city center. The most famous castle in Krakow
3. Wawel Cathedral
3. Wawel Cathedral
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29 local reviews
3 Wawel, Kraków
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
12 429 33 27
Jamie
Jamie
Historical Royal castle, known as "The Heart of Poland" Ancient royal seat of kings.
Florent
Florent
The whole Castle is very nice, you have to see it, and the Cathedral is impressive.
Jack
Jack
The very city center. The most famous castle in Krakow
4. Podzamcze
4. Podzamcze
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19 local reviews
Podzamcze, Krakow
Route
Olena
Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, Royal castle at Wawel
Greg
Road to the Wawel Castle, symbol of the city
Krak
Royal castle at Wawel
4. Podzamcze
4. Podzamcze
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19 local reviews
Podzamcze, Krakow
Olena
Olena
Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, Royal castle at Wawel
Greg
Greg
Road to the Wawel Castle, symbol of the city
Krak
Krak
Royal castle at Wawel
5. Zakrzówek
5. Zakrzówek
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56 local reviews
Zakrzówek, Dębniki
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Zakrzowek Lake, is a 20-minute walk from Wawel Castle has the unique distinction of being a hidden lagoon in…
5. Zakrzówek
5. Zakrzówek
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56 local reviews
Zakrzówek, Dębniki
Izabela
Izabela
Zakrzowek Lake, is a 20-minute walk from Wawel Castle has the unique distinction of being a hidden lagoon in an old mined quarry – indeed it…
6. Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa
6. Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa
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66 local reviews
26-29 Świętej Gertrudy, Stare Miasto
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+48 12 421 23 36
RestaurantBarFood
Paweł
A restaurant in the centre of the Main Square where the prices are low and the portions near impossible to…
Aleksandra
This Restaurant is situated right in the heart of the tourist are of krakow within 200m walking distance of…
Konrad I Kasia
Place for a great feast. Meat on a sword, pitchers of beer, laughing people. Octoberfest right next to Wawel…
6. Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa
6. Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa
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66 local reviews
26-29 Świętej Gertrudy, Stare Miasto
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+48 12 421 23 36
Paweł
Paweł
A restaurant in the centre of the Main Square where the prices are low and the portions near impossible to finish in one sitting :-) Beers…
Aleksandra
Aleksandra
This Restaurant is situated right in the heart of the tourist are of krakow within 200m walking distance of Wawel Royal Castle Good food…
Konrad I Kasia
Konrad I Kasia
Place for a great feast. Meat on a sword, pitchers of beer, laughing people. Octoberfest right next to Wawel Castle. Just make sure you make…
7. Barbakan
7. Barbakan
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58 local reviews
MuseumEstablishment
Is a fortified outpost or gateway, such as an outer defense to a city or castle, or any tower situated over a…
7. Barbakan
7. Barbakan
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58 local reviews
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Is a fortified outpost or gateway, such as an outer defense to a city or castle, or any tower situated over a gate or bridge which was used…
8. Pieskowa Skala Castle
8. Pieskowa Skala Castle
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5 local reviews
Pieskowa Skala Castle, Sułoszowa
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+48 12 389 60 04
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Daria
The castle dated to the 14th century is located in the Ojców National Park. Nearby is a limestone rock called…
Marcin
Royal hunting castle in the middle of the forest, built on a mighty chalk rock, located in a picturesque…
Agata
Castle just outside of Krakow. There is also a national park nearby which is great for a day trip or if you…
8. Pieskowa Skala Castle
8. Pieskowa Skala Castle
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5 local reviews
Pieskowa Skala Castle, Sułoszowa
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+48 12 389 60 04
Daria
Daria
The castle dated to the 14th century is located in the Ojców National Park. Nearby is a limestone rock called Maczuga Herkulesa. The castle…
Marcin
Marcin
Royal hunting castle in the middle of the forest, built on a mighty chalk rock, located in a picturesque post-glacial valley. Awesone views…
Agata
Agata
Castle just outside of Krakow. There is also a national park nearby which is great for a day trip or if you like fresh trout you can try…
9. Zamek Królewski na Wawelu. Państwowe Zbiory Sztuki
9. Zamek Królewski na Wawelu. Państwowe Zbiory Sztuki
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5 local reviews
8 Wawel, Kraków
12 422 51 55
MuseumEstablishment
Jacek & Natasza
It's the best known castle by Poles
9. Zamek Królewski na Wawelu. Państwowe Zbiory Sztuki
9. Zamek Królewski na Wawelu. Państwowe Zbiory Sztuki
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5 local reviews
8 Wawel, Kraków
12 422 51 55
Jacek & Natasza
Jacek & Natasza
It's the best known castle by Poles
10. Vidok Restaurant & Cafe
10. Vidok Restaurant & Cafe
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5 local reviews
50 Zwierzyniecka, Kraków
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
12 422 28 14
RestaurantCafeFood
Lena
Great restaurant with a GREAT view, next to the Wawel Castle, and Vistul river. Great tomato soup and ice…
Maria
A big terrace and an amazing view of the castle. Cool place for a coffee or a beer in the evening.
Karolina&Anna
Good restaurant with a veiw for Wawel castle and river Vistula!
10. Vidok Restaurant & Cafe
10. Vidok Restaurant & Cafe
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5 local reviews
50 Zwierzyniecka, Kraków
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
12 422 28 14
Lena
Lena
Great restaurant with a GREAT view, next to the Wawel Castle, and Vistul river. Great tomato soup and ice creams.
Maria
Maria
A big terrace and an amazing view of the castle. Cool place for a coffee or a beer in the evening.
Karolina&Anna
Karolina&Anna
Good restaurant with a veiw for Wawel castle and river Vistula!
11. Restauracja Cafe Oranżeria
11. Restauracja Cafe Oranżeria
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9 local reviews
1 Plac Juliusza Kossaka, Krakow
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
12 379 59 50
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Matt
Great place to have a drink with stunning view of the castle and river. Food is quite expensive compared to…
Karolina&Anna
Great place with good food on the roof with the view at Wawel Castle !
11. Restauracja Cafe Oranżeria
11. Restauracja Cafe Oranżeria
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9 local reviews
1 Plac Juliusza Kossaka, Krakow
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
12 379 59 50
Matt
Matt
Great place to have a drink with stunning view of the castle and river. Food is quite expensive compared to other places and small portions…
Karolina&Anna
Karolina&Anna
Great place with good food on the roof with the view at Wawel Castle !
12. Manggha Centre
12. Manggha Centre
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31 local reviews
26 Marii Konopnickiej, Dębniki
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+48 12 267 27 03
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Jan
Amazing building by Arata Isozaki and Cracow architects, a cultural center founded by Andrzej Wajda. An…
Michal
A taste of Japan by the Vistula river. Honestly the last time I went there was 5 years ago but it is right…
Aleksandra
Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology If you're not into japanese culture, you can go for a tea and…
12. Manggha Centre
12. Manggha Centre
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31 local reviews
26 Marii Konopnickiej, Dębniki
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+48 12 267 27 03
Jan
Jan
Amazing building by Arata Isozaki and Cracow architects, a cultural center founded by Andrzej Wajda. An important collection of Japanese…
Michal
Michal
A taste of Japan by the Vistula river. Honestly the last time I went there was 5 years ago but it is right next door to you & much more than…
Aleksandra
Aleksandra
Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology If you're not into japanese culture, you can go for a tea and admire view vis-a-vis to the…