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Wieliczka Salt Mine

Address: Ul. Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 278 73 02
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Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip from Krakow
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Private Tour: Wieliczka Salt Mine Trip from Krakow
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Wieliczka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Mines, Specialty Museums, Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Mines, Specialty Museums, Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Having spent the morning at Auschwitz we were a little wary of another 2 hours on our feet. We need not have been, there was so much to see and so much to photograph that the 2 hours flew by. If you have visited caves before it is worth remembering that caves are naturally occurring phenomena, these caverns have all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A trip to Krakow wouldn't be complete without visiting these incredible mines. It's hard to write a review on this attraction, as most of the impressiveness comes from being in there. However, I can say that the whole trip was a true amazement. The mines are unbelievably vast, and comprise of models of working mine equipment, underground brine lakes, cinematic... More 

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Totally brilliant - and very humbling This place is amazing in every way - totally unexpected The history of the place is very interesting and I would totally recommend this place to anyone The tour says it takes a half day but allow a full day for travel there and back

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Visit a vass working underground salt mine with lot of tunnels and chambers to explore with a guide all the way There are lots of churches and underground lake down there only down side there are about 800 steps to go down but a miners lift to bring you back up

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Healesville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This is probably one of the most spectacular things you'll ever see in your life. It's an immense mine, super old and the history about that place is simply magic. I've been there 3 times and I'll keep visiting it every time I'll be back in Krakow.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Just visited the salt mines. It's all very commercial, with lots of tacky souveniers. The tour was boring and, in my opinion, very overpriced. You even have to pay to take photographs! There are two lift shafts to get out, each holding just 8 people. We were squashed together like sardines. Plus there was a big scrum to be first... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Absolutely fantastic! And i would say it again and again! I confess that when i paid for my entrance plus an extra 10zl to take pictures inside the mine, i thought the tickets were quite expensive. However, and after finishing my visit, i was more than convinced that the salt mines deserved every zloty! We were a small group visiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Salt Mine was one of the most unique places I have ever been to, and there are few places in the world like it. If you are staying in Krakow it is a little bit out of the way, but we found that the best thing to do was to book a combined tour and taxi ride there and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

As the title says. We went in the winter season where there are a few people visiting the salt mine. The tickets where around EUR |20| for each person which personally thought it was expensive for what we saw. They will pass you from 3 different shops with the same items.

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Yeovil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were warned that it would be cold in the mines, but in December it was actually warmer than outside. It's a long walk down narrow steps to go down, luckily there is a tiny, tightly packed lift to bring people back up to the surface. We walked around for nearly 3 hours and apparently only saw 10% of the... More 

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