Friday, January 1, 2010


Wawel is a place of great significance for the Polish people. The first historical ruler of Poland Mieszko I of the Piast dynasty chose Wawel as one of his residences. For five centuries Polish rules governed Poland from here and nearly all Polish monarchs was coronated at the Wawel Cathedral.

Wawel at night:

Renaissance courtyard of Wawel Castle:

The Wawel Cathedral:

Zygmunt's Bell: