In a sense it was. The local population speak a regional dialect.

Wawel Hill is a symbol of Polishness and a compulsory point to visit for anyone sightseeing in Cracow. The castle and its estate are classified as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

It is a royal palace, originally a Moorish fort. Niederfalkenstein is situated at an altitude of meters.. As with many castles, it fell into ruin after the medieval period and was restored in the 19th century.