Kościuszko Mound is a unique destination on the tourism map of Kraków and Małopolska. From its summit stretches the most beautiful view of the surroundings, while at the Mound you can take part in fascinating history lessons and see interesting exhibits. Are you planning to visit Kraków? Then Kościuszko Mound is a must-see!
Are you looking for amazing views? From Kościuszko Mound you can see one of the most beautiful panoramas of Kraków, with views of the most characteristic places in the old city – Wawel Castle, St. |Mary’s Basilica, the Sukiennice, and the Main Square. The Mound provides a view of the entire Kraków Upland, the Sandomierz Basin, the Wieliczka Foothills, and with good visibility even the Tatra Mountains!
The Mound is also a place where you can learn about the history of the Polish road to freedom, see memorials to outstanding Poles, and also a historic 19th century fort. For military architecture buffs, a visit to the Mound is also an opportunity to visit a unique citadel fort with defensive functions. The Kościuszko Fort 2 surrounding the Mound is one of the oldest surviving elements of the Kraków Fortress.
The historic interior of the fort hosts numerous temporary exhibitions. Here you can discover the history of Tadeusz Kościuszko, get to know the secrets of the Kraków Fortress, and stand for a moment “face-to-face” with outstanding Poles by visiting the wax figure exhibit.
Before entry to Kościuszki Mound, you’ll need to buy a ticket which entitles you to visit not only the Mound itself, but also all of the temporary exhibitions at the fort. By buying a ticket, you support the operations of the Mound – all revenue from ticket sales is dedicated to maintenance of the Mound and support for the heritage of Kościuszko traditions.
You don’t need to have cash with you – we accept credit cards, including contactless cards, and payments in foreign currencies. See the current price list.
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