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Salzwelten Hallstatt, Hallstatt
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Learn about the history and the importance of the world's oldest seasoning at Salzwelten Hallstatt. Take a guided tour through the largest active salt mine in Austria. Embark on a mysterious journey through earth's history. Walk through endless tunnels along the shimmering walls of colored rock salt. Stop at the Chamber of Inner Light and the Chapel of St. Barbara. You can slide down into the heart of the mountain on two miners' slides directly to the underground salt lake. Experience the widely used mineral with all your senses. Remember to wear sturdy shoes and dress warmly. Plan to visit Salzwelten Hallstatt and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Hallstatt attractions using our Hallstatt trip itinerary maker.
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  • 因為在旅遊之前蒐集到的資料都建議前往,實際到了鹽礦之後,發現並沒有太大的驚喜。解說人員算很盡責的解說,不過鹽礦內並沒有太多東西可參觀,反而是往鹽礦的途中有一景觀台,由上往下看湖區,非常的美。 
  • I would say, never ever miss this tour while in Austria.It's worth every penny you pay for and is a lifetime experience especially for people coming from the east.You have to experience it rather than...  more »
  • As a small child was been and could again refresh my memories. Our guide Luke was super, the slip is also very funny. You can learn much, unfortunately most about movies, which I find very sad. A film would have been enough, I would have liked more interactive!
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  • The Universal Studios of salt mines! We were so impressed with how fun this tour was, from the underground slides to the mine train on the way out. They even sell souvenir photos of you on the slide with your speed (km/h) going down the slide. Presentations/videos on the tour cover the geological formation of the salt deposits, archeological discoveries, and the history of the mine and village. Informative and very fun. Plus, they give you an adorable mini-salt canister after the tour.
  • If you want to go to the Austrian version of Space Mountain, you are in the right place. The price is the highest of the three, (€30 p/p)and it looks way too modern. For example, Hallein looks en feels like an old mine. This feels more like a skylift or a rollercoaster in the main entrance. We didn't go into the mine, because of the pricing, so no idea how it looks inside.
  • It is better than no salt mine tour, but there are other in the area that I enjoyed much more inside. This one requires either a funicular or a long hike. Once you get to the top there is still a pretty long, steep walk to the tunnel entrance. Our tour guide was seemed very bored and didn't seem like he thought it was a very fun place. I would recommend going to one of the other salt mine tours, even run by the same company they just seem better.
  • The tour in the mine was great. It was a fantastic experience. I'd recommend not getting the train and instead hiking up the hill. It's an hours walk but you see things like the imperial mine entrance you'd never see otherwise. Also the view is amazing.
  • We were invited by the archaeologists running the excavations on the salt mines. We followed the main touristic path which seemed very entertaining even for kids. The multimedia shows are just what you expect from a display cave. The galleries continue into the research area which is spectacular.