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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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  • Average9%
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al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
012 425-11-16
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 August 2017

From the top of the mound there is a stunning 360 degree view of Poland, it is beautiful. Also provides a history of General Kosciuszko, which is quite interesting and Poland's inevitable struggle for freedom. Worth a visit

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This Mound of honour as a tribute to the great Polish Leader, Traeusz Kosciuszko, has also a tribute in Australia. Polish explorer, Count Paul Strzelecki named the highest peak Mt. Kosciuszko ; it is 2228 metres in height. It is a great honour to climb...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We took a bus tour to the mound and spent about 90 minutes at this site. We walked on top of the mound and enjoyed scenic views over the city and its souroundings. It gives a good overview of the city. There is also a...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

It was a nice walk and got me looking at places outside of the touristy spots of old town. The view was excellent and entry was cheap.

Thank kingbeautiful
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