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Wieliczka Salt Underground Tour in Poland

Wieliczka Salt
Wieliczka Salt Mine is an important tourist area in Krakow, Poland. This place has a long history in tourism activities. Already in the 15th century a lot of tourists visiting this underground area. Some important European citizens, such as Copernicus, Goethe and Chopin've been here.

At present the region managed to attract thousands of visitors every day, especially in the summer. Visitors usually come to take a tour around. There are also tours led bergrup using some choice language.

Underground tour at the Wieliczka Salt Mine will take you to walk along the 2km. You will pass through as many as 20 caves. Most of the caves are adorned with a statue is the creation of the miners.

In addition to spacious, state here is very neat. Unlike coal mining in general. The walls of this underground sights colored dark gray. You can see the walls are made ​​of crystal, if you shine a light.

The most unique and unexpected is the presence of an underground cathedral. All in it is made of salt. Starting from the wall decorations, altar, religious statues, floors and roof. Even the crystal chandeliers made ​​from salt. Wonderful work was created by three miners. It took 68 years to process.

Wieliczka Salt Mine is listed first in the World Heritage list, published in 1978. The changes will be the development of the mining process in the Middle Ages so perfectly illustrated here through the maintenance of the gallery-old aleri therein.

Wieliczka Salt Poland


STILL a lot of tourist attractions in the underground world of amazing and interesting to watch. Maybe you have the opportunity to visit it.

Following further review, as quoted Travelandleisure:

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland

In the Middle Ages, the ancient Polish community in the land is aware that there are natural resources that have a high value of the salt. So they made ​​a big mine 326 meters underground and spends most of his life here.

Now, this salt mine museum has dijadkan, konserm room, and spa. In the salt mines, there are statues of Pope John Paul II made ​​of salt and also imitation paintings carvings Leonardo Da Vinci is also made of salt.

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