Top Krakow Monuments and Memorials
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Walk in the footsteps of Polish monarchs and spiritual leaders on an audio-guided tour of Wawel Cathedral—one of Poland's most cherished sanctuaries. See where centuries of kings were crowned and visit their elaborate tombs in the chapels and mausoleum. Climb up Sigismund Tower to admire the massive Sigismund Bell along with panoramic views of Old Town Krakow, and pay tribute to John Paul II in a museum showcasing the beloved pope’s legacy and connection to Wawel.
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Skip the line with prepaid admission to St. Mary’s Basilica in Krakow. This church in the Main Market Square houses the Veit Stoss Altar, a late Gothic masterpiece. Admire the church’s vaulted ceilings and see for yourself why the Basilica has become a true symbol of Krakow. Stop by 8 Szczepański Square for your printed admission voucher
Gestapo Headquarters was a former interrogation center when Poland was under Nazi rule, and now serves as a place to remember the heroes of Krakow during communist rule and WWII. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by booking an entrance ticket in advance. You’ll have the freedom to explore the museum at your own pace, and see its three different sections. The museum has many rare artifacts from Krakow citizens, and will teach you about Poland’s history.
Visit the WWII historical site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum during this day trip from Krakow that includes round-trip transport from the city. You’ll get time at both camps—Auschwitz I and Birkenau—to explore the grounds and learn about its Holocaust history. Plus, this tour includes informative booklets for you to have on hand during your visit.
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What are the best Monuments and Memorials in Krakow?
The best Monuments and Memorials in Krakow according to Viator travelers are:
- Wawel Cathedral Entrance Ticket with Audio Guide
- St Mary's Basilica Entrance Ticket
- Gestapo Headquarters Entrance Ticket
- Auschwitz-Birkenau Day Trip with Admission Ticket and Transportation
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