Posts under Tag: Wawel
Pearl of Wawel Castle
Pearl of Wawel Castle

Zygmunt’s Chapel, also known as Jagiellonian or King’s Chapel, is one of 19 chapels on Wawel. German art historian Essenwein called this particular one pearl of the Renaissance in this side of Alps. It’s an example of Florence architecture out of Italy. Chapel was built to commemorate deth of Barbara Zapoly, Zygmunt’s first wife. He asked Florentine artist, Bartolommeo Berrecci […]

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Dragon’s Den – unusual place in heart of Krakow
Dragon’s Den – unusual place in heart of Krakow

Dragon’s Den is situated at the foot of a Wawel Hill. With this cave ist connected a legend about Wawel Dragon, which ist one of the symbols of Krakow. The dragon was killed by brave shoemaker, who got in return Krak’s doughter as wife. You can see a monument of dragon in front of exit from the den. If you […]

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