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Wieliczka Salt Mine

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Address: Ul. Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 278 73 02
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A must see Salt Mine

The Salt Mines in Wieliczka Krakow is a must see. It seems there is another city underground. Everything made of Salt!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Valletta, Malta
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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Salt Mines in Wieliczka Krakow is a must see. It seems there is another city underground. Everything made of Salt!!!

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

.......especially after reading the reviews. We were very much looking forward to this trip - given the ratings & reviews. What we experienced was pretty much 3 hours of being herded round passageways, caverns, cafes, shops, more caverns and passageways and yet more shops - all underground. The mine itself is remarkable, with huge caverns created from the rock salt... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The salt mine is a UNESCO World Heritage Site so by definition it is worth checking it out. This said it is definitely not worth spending too much time there. Walking underground is pleasant and halls visited are interesting. However, the overall effect is more that of a LONG Disney ride than a visit to a historic site. I would... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

About 30 min from the town center (about 40PLN each way by cab) is this nice attraction situated. Can but tickets on arrival. Frequent tours in several languages- guide must as otherwise you will loose your way in the maze. Strenuous as one has to go down about 300 steps right at the beginning. And you walk a maze of... More 

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Stalowa Wola, Poland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The place is definitely worth a visit. First you walk down the stairs, which gives you the impression how deep you are. Then you walk along all these amazing corridors and chambers made of salt and listen to the stories related to the place. And the air, you can smell salt in it, they say it's really healthy. Kids loved... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Took a taxi from Krakow to the mine which took a bit less than an hour, but was surprisingly cheap if you compare to normal European taxi rates. Booked into the English tour and our group didn't think we'd make it as we began to descend the 60+ flights of stairs. Would maybe recommend going here before your night of... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

an amazing place to visit, our tour guide was fabulous,,knowledgeable on the mines and quite witty too.. the chapels and the salt carvings are amazing. The salt crystal chandeliers are unbelievable . A must see attraction,

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Guide very informative, amazing what is carved into salt. the church is incredible. Done our trip with Escape2Poland excellent

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I was incredibly bored on this tour. The guide had memorized her talk and was like a monotone robot for TWO hours. And then my little headset died. Probably a blessing in disguise. It is overly commercialized and you are forced to walk through every place where you could possibly spend money. And then wait for them to allow you... More 

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Birmingham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very disappointed by our visit here. After almost three hours underground we still hadn't got much beyond the most basic information about the mine and its history. We were in a very large group and found the audio headsets didn't work very well. The mine is a very well organised tourist destination, but is more about exhibits carved out of... More 

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Additional Information about Wieliczka Salt Mine

Address: Address: Ul. Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 278 73 02
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Wieliczka
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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