Krakow Sights

Kopiec Kościuszki (Kościuszko's Mound)

  • al. Waszyngtona 1 Map It
  • Salwator
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

This mound on the outskirts of Kraków was built in tribute to the memory of Tadeusz Kościuszko in 1820, three years after his death. The earth came from battlefields on which he had fought; soil from the United States was added on July 4, 1926, the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The best place from which to get a panoramic view of the city, the mound presides above a 19th-century Austrian fort. With the same ticket, you can also visit an exhibition explaining the system and the history of the Kraków Fortress. The entrance to the exhibition is to the right, after you come back down from the top of the mound.

Sight Information

Address:

al. Waszyngtona 1, Kraków, Malopolska, 30-204, Poland

Map It

Sight Details:

  • 12 zł

Published 07/06/2017

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