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From Kraków: Wieliczka - Salt Mine

From Kraków: Wieliczka - Salt Mine
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From Kraków: Wieliczka - Salt Mine
US$ 40.65
Overview
The Wieliczka salt mine is one of the most treasured monuments in Polish cultural history. Each year over one million people from over the whole world visit this site is. This unique salt mine is listed on the UNESCO Cultural and Natural World Heritage List since 1978, placing it even higher on tourists’ „to do list”.
What to Expect
Visitors walk through a 3.5 kilometers long network, at a depth ranging between 64m and 135m. Discover the wonderful underground chapels, charming underground lakes, original devices and tools and mining tunnels. All this tells the story of the daily struggle of miners with the elements, their hard work, their passion and belief as well. The miners left in Wieliczka dozens of sculptures and bas-reliefs cut out of the salt, keeping their work alive for many further years.

During visiting there is around 800 steps to go down that is why we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
Temperature inside salt mine ranges between 14° and 16° C.
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Reviews (11)

1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Brilliant Salt mine tour

We had a transfer to and from the salt mine which was on time and very comfortable. On arrival we were put into a larger group and met our guide who was fantastic. I was concerned about the number of steps down, but they were...More

Thank dabodle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Well run by a helpful agency

Legendary Krakow had 3 offices near the main square. Staff were well informed and helpful. The competitively priced tour started on time with a pickup in a smart vehicle near the main square. Our driver was pleasant and informative. On tour information within the mine...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 31 July 2018
Thank you Thomaz

Well organised trip to the Salt mines . Our driver Thomaz made sure we knew what to expect and where to be collected. However came out in the middle of a torrential thunder storm and he brought the mini bus to us and saved us...More

Thank SheilaG1601
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile
Thank you Thomas!

My boyfriend and I spent a fantastic morning on a tour of the salt mines. Very reasonable price and well organised. The tour was so interesting and the mines were fascinating! Massive thank you to Thomas who took wonderful care of us driving us to...More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile
Excellent guide

Excellent tour guide Gregor very friendly and informative. Have recommended him to family who are staying on in Kraków. Brilliant service collected from our apartment, would definitely use the company again

Thank asharp80
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