Khewra Salt Mine, Khewra
Categories: Landmarks, Mines, Tourist Spots
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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Представляете подземный соляной город? Тогда вам сюда. Внизу прямо стены и сооружения из песка. Прикупите там настольные лампы из соли, говорят, полезно!Imagine an underground salt city? Then you should go here. At the bottom right of the wall and the construction of the sand. Hunt there desk lamps of salt, they say, it is useful!show original
I have visited salt mine for the 1st time.my experience went well.The Road towards khewra is too bad.broken from many places.donot buy and visit any souvenirs during any peak days like public holidays... read more »
Along the main GT Road you turn off to a sign posted road for khewra Another 2 hour drive of beautiful mountainous countryside and you arrive at the mines Along the way there is a monument to Alexande... read more »
Its an excellent place to visit. Its the world's second largest Salt mines. Must visit place.. inside the mines..
Muhammad Mohsin Farooq
Excellent worth visiting place
Entertaining and unique
Biggest, oldest and deepest salt mine. It has lots of potential, heritage and history, getting neglected by the authorities, it can become a gold mine to earn revenue through visitors.
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