Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location, Wieliczka

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A producer of table salt from the 13th century to 2007, Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location is preserved as a museum showcasing the mines and the miners' salt sculptures. The tour takes you through carved salt tunnels past artifacts like trams built to give tours in the 19th and 20th centuries. An underground chapel sculpted from salt is the highlight of the tour. The ceiling is high with chandeliers that hang above visitors' heads. Saints and altars have been carefully shaped from the salt deposits, as well as a relief of Da Vinci's "The Last Supper." You'll also find sculpted scenes of gnome miners at work and Biblical stories. On a guided tour, you'll see a manmade underground lake, a theater and event hall, and a gallery displaying remarkable salt formations. With our online itinerary creator, Wieliczka attractions like Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Why are the Wieliczka Salt Mines on the Unesco list?? A more disneyfied place is hard to find. The guides gives you nothing but stupidities and religious jibberish. Nothing to help you to put the whol...  read more »
  • Family with 3 young children and a big stroller, we booked by phone the disabled special course (which does happen only once a day, because there is nothing for families with children). Left one hour before (for a course of 20 min), to not be late, we were stuck in traffic jams of Krakow. We has finally been denied access for unfortunate 5 minutes late. We had tried to call but no one had bothered to respond. The proposed alternative was to pay the equivalent of several hundred euros (in addition to the already high ticket prices), we did not, for a private in a language we did not understand, or visit well so to ourselves our stroller and our three children along the 800 steps from the well of mine (they even tried to make me believe that this is how fend the wheelchair (well see). We had no understanding at the end, the teller made fun of our children who complained of waiting in the cold while I parlementais. We returned empty-handed, without having been able to visit the mine. We made 2'700 km by car to see the mines of Wieliczka. The darker face of the Poland that he has been seen to date.
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  • We decided to add the salt mine trip at the end of our Auschwitz tour. We were told that there were a lot of tour groups and that was an understatement. The groups are moved into one of the entrances ...  read more »
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