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Hallstatt and Altausee Salt Mine

Address: Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria
Phone Number: 00 43 6132 200 2400
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Ranked #4 of 7 Attractions in Hallstatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Mines, Sights & Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Type: Historic Sites, Mines, Sights & Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The mountain, the lake and the village are a great way to get out in the nature. The Salt Mine tour is a must!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This salt mine helps us with understanding the exact history of Hallstatt and ancient people's life. It's a quite amazing place to witness the beautiful of our creator and wisdom of human beings. In the mine there are plenty of activities to enjoy. Lots of fun there!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The mountain, the lake and the village are romanticly synchronize. The interesting places are Catholic church and Protestant church. In dinner, I was very enjoy from the lake fish grilled and beef with Hallstatt house beer.

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Bucharest, Romania
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

You might say it's boring at first... that is what I did. But I ended up loving it. It is the oldest salt mine discovered (anywhere in the world) and you can find out and see a few interesting things. It doesn't take long, you get to use some old slides and underground miners' railway. And the walk to the... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The tour in the salt mine was quite interesting! A lot of kids were with us during the tour and all of them were super excited for the two slides that take you to lower Levels inside the mountain! The view from the platform outside is stunning! The Hallstatt lake surrounded by green mountains with white peaks! We walked around... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Hallstatt is a small village but very beautiful. My boyfriend and i have rent an electric boat. The view was amzing!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Beautiful views from the hill side, fun and historically interesting for the entire family. This is not to miss if you are in Hallstatt

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Walked to the salt mine when it was closed. Really worth it as it was beautiful and incredibly quiet. The view is sensational and worth the 50 min stroll.

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Exploring a mine is certainly an amazing experience by itself, but at Hallstatt mine you can enjoy some nice "extras": there are 2 awesome slides to move between its levels and they also show a nice film about how all this salt got there!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were given leggings & a jacket to put on over our clothing before entering into the mine. In single file we closely followed each other until we periodically arrived into a spacious area so that we could all listen to the very knowledgeable guide who pointed out the interesting features in the area in both German & Engllsh. At... More 

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