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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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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Arranged a trip to the Salt Mine two days ago and what an amazing experience! Very well organised and our guide was very informative . Hundreds of steps to walk down but well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Arranged a trip to the Salt Mine two days ago and what an amazing experience! Very well organised and our guide was very informative . Hundreds of steps to walk down but well worth the visit !

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I booked a tour to visit this salt mine. The mine has a great history and our tour guide Monica provided us with lots of information. My favourite part was the crystal chandeliers, they were beautiful. Be warned there is a lots of stairs to go down when visiting the mine so it's best to be prepared.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Verry nice experience. Nice and educativ tour, Exelent organization, Staff verry kindly. This is the place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We had a long weekend in Kraków and the salt mine was top of my list. We got the bus there from Kraków, then it was a short walk to the mine. When visiting the mine you have to go on a tour which makes sense as the there is a lot to see and you could easily get lost.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We went here as our Daugher had visited with the school a few years ago and she had spoken highly about it. The sheer size of the salt mines in itself if breathtaking and the things that you will see there beggar belief. It is a long tour but it is more than worth it. The only thing I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We went on an excursion that cost 99 schloties each which works out less than £20 each and included minibus and entrance. Beware you can pay a lot more, this price was available from kiosks in the city centre. Well worth the visit with the underground cathedral which is in use and some very good salt sculptures. Beware you will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If you go to the Kopalnia Soli office at ul. Wislna 12a in Krakow, you can get your salt mine tickets, the train schedule, and a map for the 5-10 minute walk from the train station to the mine. The train from Krakow Glowny to Wieliczka Kopalnia takes just 20 minutes and costs only 3 PLN one way (less than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I had no idea this place existed! Our family visited the salt mine while staying in Krakow. We paid a bit extra for a private tour and it was well worth it. Our guide spoke excellent English and seemed to be very knowledgeable about the mine. It is truly amazing and incredible to see not only the extent of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Don't expect stalactites or lots of salt being mined. This is more about the carvings and statues that the miners created. There is a huge cathedral like church in one sections with carvings on the wall and chandeliers all formed from the rock salt. Quite stunning. The tunnels are quite open and are all a decent height so you shouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed this tour very much there's quite a lot of walking on this trip but well worth a visit with all the statues made from salt it's amazing there's also the chapel where they hold weddings it's a huge room the beautiful chandeliers are even made from salt.

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