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Salina Praid - Salt Mine

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Address: Praid, Romania
Phone Number: 0040 266 240 200

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Under the mountain

To get in, you'll take a bus. A bus that will go quite fast. I advise you to stay in the front so that you can enjoy the ride and the view through the windscreen. If you turn your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Orlando P
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

To get in, you'll take a bus. A bus that will go quite fast. I advise you to stay in the front so that you can enjoy the ride and the view through the windscreen. If you turn your head to the left or right you'll see there's no more than 50 cm between the bus and the tunnel wall!... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was there on vacantion and I was impressed by the large size of the mine and how it is organized. The ticket cost 22 RON (about 5 euros) per person and transportation to the mine is done with a bus.

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Harghita
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

In winter it's a much more lively environment in the salt-mine underground than the village above. Families with a lot of children spend here more than 4 hours every day for about 12 days, curing their breathing deseases.

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Chisinau, Moldova
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lots of activities and the morning gymnastics organized it is very useful for both aduls and kids. The church is under reconstruction. The shop of natural eco products is also great with a good variaty of products.

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Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have visited the place more than 10 years ago first time, since then it has changed a lot. Recently there have been implemented a lot of possibilities to spend time for all ages (church, kids corner, cinema, adventure park, etc). There is a full mobile network underground, backed up by a free wifi. On the way out you can... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

excellent for health, entertainment for kids, nice way to spend time with your family. Nice area, nice restaurants, all year round.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

For nearly 2 years we tried everything and every doctor in UK, US and DK…all they could recommend is a steroid cream and said she might grow out of it. After a 3 day (3hrs) a day visit to the salt mines, it went away (about a week later) and 6 months later, it has stayed away. She's had it... More 

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Richfield, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our family wanted to visit the mine because my great grandfather had worked there before immigrating to the States. We expected the visit to be interesting, simply because of the ties to our past. The visit was so much more. From the sheer size of the mines, to the chapel, to the elevated obstacle course, to the restaurant to the... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visited in October so it was not very crowded. Unfortunatelly they close at 4pm in this time of the year. Not the most spectacular solt mine I've seen but it worth a visit or even more if you are after therapheutical effects. You can find plenty activities down there, from sports to 3d cinema. There is also an interesting church.... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

although the parking was very hard to find, and we went there in full season, the visit was interesting. the mine is very well equiped and prepared for tourists.

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