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Turda Salt Mine

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Address: Str. Aleea Durgaului 7, Turda 401200, Romania
Phone Number: 0364-260987
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$47.91*
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8 Hours Day Trip from Cluj-Napoca
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It's a very cool mine. I saw the one in Praid and it was totally different. This one seemed more of a mine than an amusement park. Both were great in their own way. Praid was much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Dagon W
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a very cool mine. I saw the one in Praid and it was totally different. This one seemed more of a mine than an amusement park. Both were great in their own way. Praid was much cleaner and more for family, but Turda has an elevator, a pool of water you can row a boat in (10 leu), and... More 

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Oradea, Romania
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64 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its very nice deep in the ground mine, fresh healty air, playg bolling, or table tennis, ore walk on the small boat its interesting.

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Thank ciprisam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

not too big but well prepared for tourists. it has everything you may want in a salt mine museum, but for me too commercial (Wieliczka in Poland slightly better).

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Thank marcin w
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dream a heaven underground! It was a really nice place to be. Only the problem is there should be more English guidance signboard.since wewalked wholemine eithout seeing the main hall because of not understanding romanian plates

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Thank Isil Y
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112 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no way to describe the Turda Salt mines in a word, but amazing would pretty much do the trick. In an amazing descent into the bowls of the earth you will see structures worth of inspirining your imagination and make you feel like you're a character from the set of LoR and/ or Aliens. There are two main... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comparing to other salt mines it is small. But the conditions inside are nice. You can play bowling, biliards, mini-golf, buy souvenirs. You can user the elevator or you can go down for 13 floors. You can drive a little boat on salty lake.

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Thank Duta V
Co Durham
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Salt mine is pretty easy to find and well sign posted. I would recommend getting there early to beat the queues as you do rely on lifts to get to the mines (well, unless you dare use the stairs!) It is very pretty inside, and each mine has been made in to a different style of attraction. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Take a hoodie with you for the temperature is around 10-12°C. There are 13 storeys, you can use the elevator or you can climb the stairs, although I would reccomend climbing the stairs as the capacity of the elevator is only 4-7 people. Climbing the stairs takes no more than 6 minutes. There is a small lake at... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see and feel the work and the history of a salt mine this is the place to be. With large rooms, with ecco chamber, with a lot of attraction for children, with salt lake hide in the deep of this mine it is a place were you want to be for more than a hour.

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Thank Oana C
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salina Turda is a salt mine located in the Durgău-Valea Sărată area of Turda, the second largest city in Cluj County, Romania. Since its opening to tourists in 1992, Salina Turda has been visited by about 2 million Romanian and foreign tourists.

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