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- It was a very nice hike it took us 4h to get up there my girlfriend was tired we had to take to much brakes but the view was amazing make sure u get some snakes and waterWritten 26 June 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- if you want to learn about traditional oscypek cheese and the Tatra's highlanders tradition itself it is the best place in Zakopane to go to .
No artificial and commercial silliness.
We loved it and recommend it !!
Perfect for visit with whole family!!!Written 24 July 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Dress for the weather. Check the weather 1st.
Quick 20 mins transport by cable car with a one minute connecting to another car. Both ways it work.
Be aware that some lines can be long to get to the cable car from the city.
Paid bathroom on mountain top with restaurant to dine in.Written 19 August 2021This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- It's an ideal place to relax and escape from all the noise and bustle of life in the city. I definitely recommend those passionate about sport and unforgettable views!Written 12 March 2022
- We took a private tour from krakow for the day , it was £40 each for four people .We had to queue for a while to use the funicular railway but was well worth it , the views were stunning and we could have stayed longer but we were a little pressed for time .It does get very busy with loads of crowds but still worth a visit for the views , only down side was a very rude bar tender but I guess you can get them anywhere .
Altogether a great day and will try to spend a little longer there next time .Written 5 March 2022
- It's worth a stop. Very nice chapel in pretty location with statue of John Paul II in front. Lovely altar and stained glass.Written 7 August 2022
- We already visited Wielka Krokiew few years back, we even writen review here on TripAdvisor, but due to some works being done to the jumping hill back then, it wasn't a full experience. In september 2019 we did go back to Wielka Krokiew, and this time we saw everything, at least we think so. Lots of changes happened in the meantime around those facilities, with a main one - the whole complex has been fenced out, so now there's only one way in, on the axis of the jumping hill, straight from Czecha/Piłsudskiego streets junction. Ther are gates that put many people off, but those are open for anyone, unless there's an event going on on jumping hill stadium, then it is with tickets only. So, we did go in, and first we went to see a small exhibition on life and career of Stanisław Marusarz, Polish ski jumper, having peak of his career in the thirties of 20th century - Wielka Krokiew ski jumoing hill is named after him. After visiting this small museum, we went to the bottom station of ski lift (tickets) to the top of the jumping hill, passing a place, where one can get into a large inflated tube and slight down the super steep landing part of the hill. Three different lengths of the slide are available, all of them not for fainthearted. Nothing for me. Ski lift has only been in use since 2008, which means before that all athletes had to walk to the top of the hill - I can't even imagine, how exhausted they were, before even taking their part in the competitions. Short ride on the lift, and then, here we are, we on top of the ski jumping hill Wielka Krokiew, with amazing views over the whole town. Absolutelly worth a visit, prices are not so high, and the view is superb. If only they organised things a little, on their premises within new fence, such as put some signposts to direct people to those two obiects: museum and ski lift, and above all - put signs "open" on those gates at the front, so people would know they can go in.Written 2 April 2020
- Lot’s of shops, cafes and restaurants. We had some nice meals and ice cream. However it is very crowded, so if you’re in a hurry don’t go.Written 12 August 2021
- You get to hear about lot of local famous personalities and their achievements / legends associated once you have a guide of course. Though sounds like not a very fancy place but can be a part of your overall trip to Zakopane.Written 13 March 2020
- There are not many things I can physically do any more. This was a short, fun little bit of excitement!Written 11 September 2020
- Ride to the top of the mountain is always exciting for everybody. During the ride you can see the cable laying down in between the tracks. This cable is attached to the other car. When one goes down, at the same time the second car goes up. The meet in the middle.
A lot of fun for kids.
I recommend it.Written 8 December 2018
- Girls are lovely, cool place for selfe, very cute and clean..........., girls took our picture and was helpfull al the timeWritten 7 August 2022
- Very popular tourist spot, a final destination for many walks in the Dolina Strążyska valley. Accessible by an about hour walk from the northern end of Dolina Strążyska (car park, toilets, buses to Zakopane), first on red, then on yellow trail. Siklawa waterfall is about 23 high, splt in two, with the bottom part (where the trail ends) being the higher of 13 metere, but the upper part above the threshold can be clearly seen from the large area around the end of the trail. There used to be a trail from the foot of Siklawica waterfall to the top of Giewont, which run alongside a stream that makes the waterfall - that was shortest trail to the top of Giewont, but also the steepest, incredibly steep in fact, and because of that it was closed, no longer available for hikers. Very nice round walk to Siklawica, about 2 hours, hugely overcrowded in summer and weekends with nice weather all year round.Written 9 February 2020
- Guide will halt here as first stop. nice and interesting local stories and legends associated. Can be a 20-25 mins affair overall.Written 13 March 2020
- Willa Koliba is situated just off Kościeliska (a street in Zakopane where most of the old wooden highlander houses are). The house is a museum and very good example of the old Goralska (highlander) style which if you are interested in the local architecture is well worth the visit. The craftmanship is amazing!
The opening hours can vary and the museum is closed for lunch therefore it is best to check beforehand when it will be open. The staff were pleasant and helpful. At present there is limited English speakers, however, we managed to muddle through and I am sure this will change as more people discover Zakopane.
The house has just had renovations carried out to ensure wheelchair access and now there is a small shop.Written 18 October 2020
Frequently Asked Questions about Zakopane
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- Zakopane Tour with Hot Bath Pools and Hotel Pickup
- Zakopane & Thermal Springs (door to door service)
- Zakopane & Polish Mountains Tour (hotel pick up)
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