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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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Great trip if in Kraków, the size is staggering and well worth a visit just for the cathedral. The tour we were on was very fast paced between 'rooms' and lots of walking so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great trip if in Kraków, the size is staggering and well worth a visit just for the cathedral. The tour we were on was very fast paced between 'rooms' and lots of walking so maybe not the best for immobile or claustrophobic people

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went on a guided tour to the mines and really really enjoyed it. There is a lot of walking with 380 odd stairs to climb down and then about 2.5hrs walking but well worth it. You wander along numerous corridors into different areas with statues carved from salt, a chapel, underground lakes and more and more. You are given a... More 

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Kisber, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After seeing a visit to Wieliczka on English TV we enjoyed a visit with our Polish friends. The article on TV was great but just did not do justice to the actual experience of visiting the mine. There is so much to see, the cathedral was mind blowing!

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Thank Tony W
brighton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic day out. 20 mins on the train from Krakow for 3zl. Very cheap. These caves were unreal. Cannot believe how amazing this is. For only £15 per person it is well worth the trip.

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Roma, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very well organised guided tour in the heart of the mine: the path shows the visitors the tunnels used in the past, along with an exhibition of old tools and practices for extracting salt. The path ends with an unexpected chapel entirely built in salt: a sight worth of Lord of the rings settings. Interestingly enough, after the tour you're... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited as part of a tour group. A quite unassuming place from the outside but once you go down the many stairs into the mine it is absolutely incredible and beautiful. A guided tour is recommended to give you the history of the mine and there are amazing displays carved in salt as you reach each level. Absolutely stunning with... More 

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This attraction is just a short drive from Krakow city centre. The while trip is under 4 hours. Interesting to see the workings from hundreds of years ago. This is a live salt mine and the parts that you see are the upper levels. The star part of this trip is the church carved out of a cavern. The intricate... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly, go it alone! The train from Kraków central drops you right outside for 6pln (£1.20ish) and it is a simple walk to the salt mine (sign posted all along route). We booked our tickets online although not necessary my wife likes to be prepared! Simple & easy process however be aware it's an extra 10pln to be able to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think its unfair that foreigners have to pay more than Poland people to enter. However, the place is awesome and i enjoyed it heaps. Although i would suggest maybe getting a tour towards the end of the day or first thing in the morning, because they seriously crammed 39 people into our english speaking tour (mind you only maybe... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Usually we do not go on organised trip and self travel but as it was off season a company called Krakville tours offered us a great deal. Bearing in mind you can only go in with a group and group leader there was not much difference in the cost and the convenience of being taken there was a plus. I'm... More 

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