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Address: Str: Salinei Nr 12 - Cod:605600 - Tg Ocna - Bacau, Targu Ocna, Romania
Phone Number: 0234344017
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A salt cathedral with facilities for playing sport and also for meditation and prayer

An old salt mine, with soccer fields, basketball courts and table tennis, a church and a Salt museum, a salt lake and waterfall, wireless internet access. Children can play on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Warrnambool, Australia
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Warrnambool, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old salt mine, with soccer fields, basketball courts and table tennis, a church and a Salt museum, a salt lake and waterfall, wireless internet access. Children can play on playgrounds equipped with swings and slides.

Thank tatianaC4959BL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large halls at 9th level with a lot of zones for play: football, basketball, voley, karting (bio). A surprise to see a church inside also. Worth to go with your kids.

Thank Corina N
Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The salt mine is for sure unique (because of the inner church existing) and hopefully it has as well positive benefits for the health. One should read about it before going down, especially the part about temperature (constant at 12-13 Celsius). Beware of the roads to get there; especially the last 500-600 meters are really bad, but it is worthwhile... More 

1 Thank Radu E
Amman, Jordan
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31 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I have been many times here even before Revolution; I saw all the changes and I am happy to see the progress. I met people who told me that they are coming each year for medical issues .

1 Thank AnaGB78
Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Nice for a stop-over, the old salt mine is interesting by the size and the shape. They have a small museum inside, but is old and poorly designed, so the information you;ll get will be close to none. The bus ride to "the center of the earth" is thrilling, the salt smell in the mine is very interesting (and good... More 

Thank piticutzi
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76 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Mixed feelings here. For interested tourists, like us, it is worth a visit for like an hour, especially if you have never been in a salina. The busride down and up is fun in an old crowded bus. The church is beautiful and the museum is worth a view too. The lines of salt in the stone are enchanting as... More 

1 Thank Frank W
Marbella, Spain
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A well organized bus service takes you down 280 mts, below ground. The galleries are wide , the roof carving is quite high so there is no feeling of being enclosed in. The floor is even and easy to walk on, The Greek ortodox chapel of Santa Barbara is beautiful and quite large. Religious images and frescoes on the walls,... More 

1 Thank Cristina S
Riga, Latvia
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168 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

I visited the salt mines recently. I was expecting something completely different. Once you get inside, the lovely Sf Varvara church is the first thing you come across. It is stunning and was carved out of the salt. Next yoy enter the large mine where there are some pictures of the mine from the past but that's it from a... More 

1 Thank hrhweezie
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

very quiet theater room... but the whole salina is smelling of engine gases . not so manny things to do beside walking arround . all the equipments are old and rugged.

Thank Bejan C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I go there every time I visit my grandparents and they live near by. I enjoy it. The salt mine now has few galleries and loads of people that shows asthma symptom go there few sessions to breath some healthy air. There are loads of facilities inside the salt mine. you can rent a kart to play around, there is... More 

3 Thank Ana G

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