Day 317/18. Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow.
Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow in this mornings mist. Taken from a bridge over the Vistula River.
Serving as a royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries (1038-1596), this castle is a symbol of the independent Polish state . On Sunday, the castle hosted many of the ceremonies to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Polish independence.