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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With me roommate we decided to go for a walk through forest, which is near this place. And it was the best idea! We did not went there by bus, but there is possibility to go there with it. The place itself for me did...More

Thank Santa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught a city tour bus and hopped off to walk to the top of the mound to view the city as the day was clear and bright. Before the short climb we looked round the chapel and it was beautiful, a little gem of...More

Thank Sally N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really pleasant way to spend a few hours on a sunny day. Take a tram from the old town to Salwator (about 10 mins) and take a gentle stroll up the hill, through the forest and past the old cemetery, to the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent time in the museum learning more about the important contributions Kosciuszko made to Poland, the US, and the world, very impressive. A nice steady walk uphill of about 5 min gets you to the top of the mound and commanding views of Krakow. The...More

Thank jpmthumb42
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of a trip to Auschwitz and Berkenau with Krakow Shuttle. The circular walk up to the top of the mound is easy but if you have any fear if heights, be warned that there is no handrail ... something that freaked...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We took tram No 1 out to the bottom of the park (2.8 slotis each), then had a pleasant walk up through a small residential area then through a park to the hill apparently 1.6 km to the bottom. It was dry, so was fun...More

Thank Lennylens1
Reviewed 13 April 2017

What do Krakow's Kościuszko Mound and Australia's Highest Mountain have in common. (Answer:They are named after the same person.) A good (circa 40 minutes) walk due west out of Krakow is the Kościuszko Mound. Viewable from the Wavel and beyond the Błonia fields, between the...More

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It is worth the visit for the views and the history but on cold days is rather bleak to hand around for to long

1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

By pure chance we found ourselves at the end of some tram line and were told by passerby to go up and see this Mound. One need to walk about 1,5 km ( or more) on a beautiful street, firstly along side some art deco...More

Thank Danutam_12
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Accessible through the old fort, where there's a ticket office. Open in certain hours, longer in summer. Built in early 19th century, and still managed by the same comitee set up to maintain the memory of the great Pole Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Part's of old red...More

Thank endrju_74
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