Wieliczka Salt Mine, Wieliczka, Poland. The salt mine operates since the 13th century. Today it works as a museum rather than produces salt: over 1.2 million tourists visit the site due to its underground attractions.
There is an underground lake, wellness complex, many salt sculptures and even a carved cathedral! All the sculptures, reliefs and even chandeliers are made of salt rock. Therefore, everything there shimmers when illuminated, which creates a truly magic atmosphere.
Why to go there?
One of the most interesting salt mines in the world.
When to go there?
Always check before going to the Salt Mine Health Resort. It opens its season in December 2013.
How to get there?
It is located only 10 km from the beautiful old city of Krakow. Get there by bus, train or car, taking E40 route.
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Lead photo by Michal Osmenda
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