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Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki)

al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
012 425-11-16
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Erected by Cracovians in memory of Polish national leader Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a serpentine path leads to the top, approximately 326 meters (1,070 feet) above sea level, with a panoramic view of the Vistula River and the city.
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al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
012 425-11-16
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tram out from just outside the main square. It's a 1.6k walk up a gradual incline to get to the base of the mound. Then strolled up to top of the mound. Worth it for the views of Krakow and for a pleasant...More

Thank TeamIdle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to Hop off the bus at the Mound stop and take a look around. We walked up the 300m path to the top and the view was great. No edge protection so kids need to be looked after. We enjoyed it. However I...More

Thank kat_g1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views from the top of the mound. You can see the whole of Krakow from up there. About 20zl will get you a ticket and you can stay up top for as long as you wish.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came here on a Friday afternoon and had a lovely experience. Parking is free and entrance costs 14.00PLN per adult (about $4.00USD). The walk up to the top takes no more than 5 minutes and the views of Krakow are unmatched....More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I forced my travel buddy to go with me to this mound... and we were very happy we did! We got the tram (1, 2, or 6 - it wasn't expensive, a few zł) from the old town and got off at the last stop....More

1  Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

After a short walk around a museum on the mound and fort, you start a gentle walk up the mound. Once up at the top the views of Krakow and surrounding area are spectacular.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

it is a really nice place to visit, to see Krakow from above. it involves a lil bit of hiking so i recommend going there when weather is nice an it is not too windy. I really liked it there. Once you are there go...More

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view once you reach the top after a small walk up, stayed up there for a while to take it all in, afterwards went to the coffee shop with a view also for a few snacks the food was good

1  Thank CookManDo
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Really great view of the city. Well worth a visit, only found it through 'hop on hop off' city bus!! Great place to visit on a clear day.

Thank julie s
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Kopiec Kościuszki w Krakowie, or the Kościuszko Mound, is well worth the visit. The history is truly rich and incredible. You will be glad you visited. The hike up the mound leads to amazing views of Kraków, including the vast field where Pope John Paul...More

1  Thank Michael C
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