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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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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow with an English-Speaking Guide
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Salt Mine Guides Tour in Wieliczka - Krakow

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Awful guide!

We visited the mine this past weekend. We arranged a guided tour with our tour company and after visiting Auschwitz in the morning we were hoping the salt mine tour would lift our... read more

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East Yorkshire
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We visited the mine this past weekend. We arranged a guided tour with our tour company and after visiting Auschwitz in the morning we were hoping the salt mine tour would lift our mood. While the mine itself is impressive, our guide can only be described as awful!! She looked terrified most of the time and had a really strange... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Salt Mines were a highlight of my tour to Krakow. Be aware that there are many steps to climb down to the bottom of the mine but it well worth it when you get down. Every statue is made out of salt mined by the miners. Elevator will take you back up after your tour. A must see.

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Thank Darlene J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Travelled to the Salt Mines from Krakow on the train. The Mines were easy to find from the train station. We got an independent English tour - the guide spoke excellent English and was very informative. A must if visiting the Krakow area!

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Thank dan_chandra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Please go! This place is absolutely gorgeous, I just wish you could see more, if you're adventurous do the miners route

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were part of a group tour so were given headsets to we could hear the tour guide. To start, they didn't work and we couldn't hear anything. This wasn't just me, almost half the group had difficulties. After the tour guide, who was a lovely lady, changed her microphone I was able to hear her speak although the crackling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you are near Wieliczka, you simply have to visit the salt mines. The basic, tourist, tour takes about 3 hours and is great to show you how enormously huge the salt mines are, what techniques and machines were used here and a lot about history of the mines. Regardless of your interests I think Wieliczka Salt Mine takes your... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon, and it was apparently quiet, but still bus loads of tourists. The trip down 45 m. to the first level was in an authentic cramped lift, and heightened the experience. Underground were wide corridors, with salt stone floors, and wooden or shiny salt walls. Lots of huge chambers and sculptures, and tableaux of mining... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow this place is amazing!!! So beautiful. A must see if visiting Poland. But there is a lot of walking and a lot of stairs!! Make sure you wear trainers because there are about 600 stairs!! But it is amazing and so beautiful I recommend everyone to go and experience it!! Staff were very friendly and knowledgable. Our guide was... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Alot of the guide books i read before visiting Krakow and the surrounding area really bigged up the salt mine - i enjoyed the visit but i don't think the mine is worth the hype that goes around it. Pros: Beautiful Carvings Sense of History and Heritage Beautiful chambers both in terms of scale - the large chapel with the... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is basically like going thru a cave, deeper and deeper thru tunnels. Salt has been mined here since the middle ages, and he walls and sometimes the floor are made of salt, as well as statues and carvings. Various stops to buy food, beverages or trinkets. We took the "Handicap" tour to avoid the 600 plus steps, but it... More 

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