The Dragon of Wawel Hill
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The Dragon of Wawel Hill

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Smok Wawelski, also known as The Dragon of Wawel Hill or simply The Wawel Dragon, is a famous dragon in Polish folklore. He laired in a cave under the Wawel Hill on the banks of the Vistula river, although some legends place him in the Wawel mountains. In some stories the dragon lived before the founding of the city, when the area was inhabited by farmers.

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Nearby images in Krakow


A: The Royal Castle - Wawel

by Adam Czapla, 20 meters away

The Royal Castle - Wawel

C: Wawel Hill

by PanoArt Kraków, 50 meters away

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Wawel Hill

D: Dragon krak back side

by Jan Mulder, 50 meters away

Dragon krak back side

E: Wawel

by Maciej G. Szling, 60 meters away


F: The fire sptting dragon Krak

by Jan Mulder, 60 meters away

Photo's taken on december 27, 2010.

The fire sptting dragon Krak

G: Bronze model at the Wawel hill

by Jan Mulder, 70 meters away

Photo's taken on December 31, 2012.

Bronze model at the Wawel hill

H: At the wawel hill fortress

by Jan Mulder, 80 meters away

Photo's taken on December 31, 2012.

At the wawel hill fortress

I: Gardens at Wawel castle

by Jakub Hruska, 130 meters away

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Gardens at Wawel castle

J: Kraków

by Maciej G. Szling, 130 meters away


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