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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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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Took a train from Krakow and was quick and easy to reach. The tour itself is interesting and our guide Mark both professional and entertaining (he has a very dry sense of humour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Took a train from Krakow and was quick and easy to reach. The tour itself is interesting and our guide Mark both professional and entertaining (he has a very dry sense of humour). It is a long tour - lots of walking and stairs and they keep you moving quite briskly because it is busy. It was an enjoyable morning... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The tour was organised by the mine and last approximately 2 hours, our tour guide was Mark. Our tour guide, in many ways, was the highlight. Mark was able to contextualise the immensity of the mine and did so in amazing humour. His knowledge and articulation were nothing short of exceptional. The mines were very impressive, considering some of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If you have one day to spend outside of Krakow, use it to go to Auschwitz-Birkenau. If you have a second day to spend outside of Krakow, go to the salt mines. They are amazing.You must be in good shape to walk down hundreds of steps and along corridors. The rooms carved from salt and the warren of passageways are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit, you won't be disappointed,main chapel is stunning, very well organised, excellent guides, surprisingly warm underground.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We travelled by train from Kraków. It's only 20 minutes from the main station(platform 1) and costs 3 so each way. You can buy your ticket on the train and they give change. The station is only a 5 minute walk to the mine. Not long to wait for an Engle so guided tour. You need to set aside about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I've been on many vacations to beautiful Cracow. The Salt mine Wieliczka I've visted 3 times. This is like a very well kept and a bit renovated museum from ages ago when salt was of great value. Buy a guided tour and you are taken by car/taxi to the site, and you are being met with an English speaking guide... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This was my 4th visit the first being over 30 years ago. The place has been polished up and made more 'attractive' for tourists but it has done this at great cost. My first 2 visits we were accompanied by ex-miners who gave us an authentic insight into the day to day workings of the mine. We spent over 4... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wow, this place is a must see visit when in Kraków. Only about 20mins from the city by car and really glad we visited! You will see some amazing sites whilst down the mine and the church, well, that has to be seen to be believed!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is quite a major tour as it takes about 2.5 hours and you need to be reasonably fit and mobile. At the start you have to walk down 53 flights of wooden stairs to get down to the mine (64m depth). You are then treated to a series of corridors and chambers carved out of halite. As the tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I've been living nearby for my whole life and until now have been there once and long ago. Frankly I didn't expect the salt mine to make such an impression on me. It is a truly magical experience, a very refreshing one. The guide that took us underground (over a 100m! ) was experienced and his tales of men working... More 

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