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Wawel Royal Castle in Kraków. 
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Wawel Royal Castle in Kraków.

The wall with bricks commemorating people who gave their money for castle renovation.
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Commemorative brick wall in the Wawel castleCommemorative brick wall in the Wawel castleCommemorative brick wall in the Wawel castleCommemorative brick wall in the Wawel castleA detail from the Wawel Cathedral clock towerTowers of the Wawel castleTowers of the Wawel castle
Wawel Royal Castle in Kraków - Gate of the Vasas. 
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Wawel Royal Castle in Kraków - Gate of the Vasas.

Until mid-19th century this gate, built by king Sigismund III Vasa in cca 1590, was the only entrance to the Wawel Castle. On the walls there are some epitaphs moved from the cathedral.
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Plaques on the Vasa Gate, commemorating its renovation in 1827 and 1919
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The Sunday Mass in front of the coronation altar in the Royal Cathedral in Wawel, Kraków. 
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The Sunday Mass in front of the coronation altar in the Royal Cathedral in Wawel, Kraków.
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In the Wawel Royal CathedralIn the Wawel Royal Cathedral
Smocza Jama ("Dragon's Den") — a limestone cave in the Wawel Hill in Kraków. 
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Smocza Jama ("Dragon's Den") — a limestone cave in the Wawel Hill in Kraków.

"Owing to its location in the heart of the former Polish capital and its connection to the legendary Wawel Dragon, it is the best known cave in Poland.

Smocza Jama has two entrances, one natural and one artificial — a 19th century waterwork well. They are connected by three large chambers. A side passage, discovered in 1974, leads under the St. Stanislaus and St. Wenceslaus's Cathedral. In the underground pools lives a rare crustacean troglobiont, Niphargus tatrensis, relict of the Tertiary sea fauna. Smocza Jama has the length of 276 m and vertical range of 15 m.

Smocza Jama was first mentioned on the turn of the 12th century in Wincenty Kadłubek's Chronica Polonorum, which is also the source of the first known version of the Wawel Dragon legend, later further developed by Jan Długosz and Marcin Bielski. The name of the cave was first given in 1551 in Marcin Bielski's Kronika wszystkiego świata. In the 16th and 17th century, a famous public house of ill fame had been operating at the entrance to the cave and inside. It served as an inspiration for poets such as Jan Andrzej Morsztyn. In the 18th century, Wawel was fortified. Inside the cave, supporting pillars were raised under the walls, and its main entrance was bricked up. Two remaining smaller openings were bricked up in 1830. The cave has been reopened in 1842 and made accessible to the general public. In 1972, a fire-breathing statue of the Wawel Dragon by Bronisław Chromy has been erected at the entrance to the cave." (Text from Wikipedia).

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Smocza Jama entrance ticket
Kraków - Wawel Royal Castle. 
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Kraków - Wawel Royal Castle.
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