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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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great view from the top. Make sure you take a warmer clothes as it gets windy up there and is cooler than Old Town etc. I would not recommend riding a bicycle up there unless you've got a proper road bike. We are fit people...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A walk to the fortress along an alley lined with old trees is a pleasant prelude. This unique fortress in the forest with the monument of Kosiuszko in the middle is a MUST for all who have an interest on Polish history. The view is...More

1  Thank matthew835
Reviewed 19 July 2017

walked over here from Main Square with the intention of having a nice morning view of the city. well, not so much. the walk was great, maybe 70 minutes or so, and the last part was very nice as we walked up through tree lined...More

1  Thank al g
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