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Khewra Salt Mine, Khewra

(4.1/5 based on 35 reviews on the web)
Follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great and see a mosque built from salt rocks at Khewra Salt Mine. In 320 BCE, Alexander’s troops discovered the mine, and during British rule the mining engineer developed the main tunnel. Nowadays, you can take a train tour around the mine, seeing the incredible salt mosque, as well as many attractive saltwater pools. Don't miss the artistic carvings in the mine, including a model of the Great Wall of China. On your journey, you’ll pass through crystal valley, as well as a tunnel with crystals in its walls. The mine remains the country’s largest source of salt. Plan your Khewra Salt Mine visit and explore what else you can see and do in Khewra using our Khewra family vacation planner.
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  • Visited their on a college trip. It is a wonderful place to visit. Largest salt mines in the world. Going in there and seeing the work was a wonderful experience of my life.  more »
  • Totally gobsmacked by the structure, the ingenuity and the massive scale on which nature is churning out millions of tons of this beautiful mineral salt. There is a surprise on every corner. Please do...  more »
  • Been there twice. It's ok not a fantastic place. Travelling there is really bad as roads are awful. Not much there to see to be honest. After couple of hours nothing there to see. Restaurants also not...  more »
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  • Nice place. Guides provide interesting information. Souvenirs are cheaper at the shops as you enter the tourist attraction ie furthest away from the resort. (You will see salt lamps in shops before yiu arreive at the attraction...there are the cheapest). Alphabet letters carved in salt are 4 for 100 and at the mine they are 1 for 50.
  • My first ever trip.., can't forget ... Love the place
  • Full of nasty perves. Better take your women in full burka's in a place like this. These dogs have no shame.
  • It is a Nicke place. I recomend IT.
  • Awesome place.