Have you ever been to the city of Kraków? It’s one of the prettiest cities in Poland, packed with many splendid buildings and charming streets, and one can easy to capture a good picture almost everywhere in the city. But if you are looking for a spot to see the most beautiful panoramas of Kraków, the Kościuszko Mound would be an ideal place where you can enjoy views of the most characteristic places in the old city, including Wawel Castle, St. Mary’s Basilica, the Sukiennice, and the Main Square of the Old Town, while the mound itself is a meaningful tourist attraction of Kraków as well.
The Kościuszko Mound stands 34m high, surrounded by a brick fortification at its base. Constructed in 1823 in honor of Polish (and American) military hero Tadeusz Kościuszko, the mound contains soil from battlefields Kosciuszko fought on in America and Poland. People can walk along a serpentine path to the top to enjoy a panoramic view of the Vistula River and the city, or visit the adjacent 19th-century fort and see interesting exhibitions on Kościuszko’s life. As the renovation work on Kraków’s fortifications goes on, we will able to admire many completely preserved historic fortifications. Don’t miss out on the Kościuszko Mound next time you visit Poland!
With its rich history, stunning buildings, and beautiful views everywhere you look, Kraków should be definitely added to your Travel Bucket List. 😉 There are plenty of fantastic attractions and stories in Kraków you can discover by joining our 👉 3days Krakow city break.👈
Photo: Pawel Krzan