Monday, April 6, 2009

Wawel Royal Castle, Cracow, Poland

Poland-4, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

The postcard shows Wawel Dragon; Cathedral Basilica of St. Stanislaus and St. Wenceslas on Wawel Hill.
The Gothic Wawel Castle was built at the behest of Casimir III the Great and consists of a number of structures situated around the central courtyard. In the 14th century it was rebuilt by Jogaila and Jadwiga of Poland.
Wawel Castle is a part of the UNESCO WHS list under Cracow's Historic Centre.


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