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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
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip from Krakow

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This place was amazing. We did a tour from old town Krakow. I expected it to be really cool but just a light sweater is fine and some of the time I didn't need it (some drafty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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North Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This place was amazing. We did a tour from old town Krakow. I expected it to be really cool but just a light sweater is fine and some of the time I didn't need it (some drafty areas). The guide was so sweet and had a great sense of humor. They space the groups and people so it doesn't get... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

You descend in an old lift to 60m underground and then a guide takes you on a 2 hour trip through tunnels, rooms and chapels and past sculptures and statues and you end up at 130m below ground. The chapels are amazing and you forget how far down you are. Beware there is a lot of walking and steps down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have been to Wieliczka many times now, most recently with my two young kids (3 and 7) and the place never ceases to amaze me. And what is also nice, is seeing it develop - with new attractions, visualisations, sound effects etc. it is an amazing experience to be able to go down a real mine - absolutely breath... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

When in Krakow, this is a must do! I have never seen something like this before. After using a lot of energy to go down a few hundred steps, we could be mesmerized by all the different things made out of salt, from the walls to sculptures. We booked a guide that told us a lot about the history of... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The place was beautiful and interesting. We bought a group tour and we were handed some headphones. This system is smart. Thou I had the feeling that we were rushed through the whole tour - more people more money. Definitely a place worth seeing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must see place in Poland, book ahead to get a guided tour to really understand its history, myths and overall fabulous beauty. Some of the things carved out took decades ot make and you can get married here if you book plenty in advance. Love the steel elevator going up into the rock face very You Only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed our visit.the tour guide we had was very interesting and we didn't want the tour to end... A must if staying in Kraków

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Penarth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A well organised tour and informative guide. Impressive mines and displays. A little crowded - but it was August! We all thoroughly enjoyed the morning we spent there.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great history and art carved out of salt. I was just not very impressed. The walk down the stairs was very long (63 flights of stairs), but don't worry, you don't walk back up the stairs, you can take the elevator. You can take pictures anywhere without paying until you get to the Cathedral. I think it is 10zloty to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Obviously, this is a very popular attraction with many other tourists in awe, but I was not impressed. So please examine your expectations before allocating a day to this. I expected both a tremendous engineering example and some “artistry” in presentation. I was underwhelmed. The group guide was very professional but the tour was not so interesting, not enough to... More 

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