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Address: Ul. Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 278 73 02
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Salt Mine Guides Tour in Wieliczka - Krakow
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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow with an English-Speaking Guide
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Guided tour of the Salt Mines

We booked the tour through our hotel and the travel company picked us up directly at our hotel to take us to the Salt Mines (located appr. 20 minutes outside of Krakow). Because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the tour through our hotel and the travel company picked us up directly at our hotel to take us to the Salt Mines (located appr. 20 minutes outside of Krakow). Because the tour was booked through a company, we became part of a large group (over 50 people) and, because of the size, there was some waiting and... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prepare yourself for a lot of walking and wear a light shirt. This salt mine is no longer a working mine but has now been thoughtfully transformed into a tourist attraction. It is very well planned and the tour is fascinating. The sculptures and vast chambers are a sight to behold. Worth a visit.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guide was the best. Very funny and engaging and thoroughly knowledgeable about the mine and it's history. Walk down all those stairs wasn't as bad as we thought it would be. As they tell you, the salt air was great to breathe in. The salt-hewn underground church (second largest in the world) was awesome as was so much of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive and very unique ,u have to make time and be prepared for a unique experience ,the ticket costs arround 15 euros maybe less ,I don't remember very well ,so nothing holds u back !

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just imagine this place was salt mine today by UNESCO is an archeological site. Walking 800 stair underground you will witness hundreds of statues made by salt, houses, walls, roads, and to big surprise a whole cathedral where weddings are taking place, concert and everything is made my salt.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Salt mines are quite unique in themselves as one can see the huge mines, the structures, lakes, concert areas. Its great to city a small city like structure underground and one feels the magnanimity of the mines when we get to know we only see a very small part of it. On the down side one might have to wait... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The mine itself is incredible with fabulous chambers, statues and even a church. It also has old mining equipment on display. The ticket buying experience is a throwback to the Communist era. We had to wait one hour to get tickets with one ticket window open, and then another 30 mins to get in. Still it was worth it and... More 

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Seascale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommended this tour, the first set of 45 flights of stairs is the hardest bit but we'll worth it, the guide was really funny as she took us around the many caverns which are filled with amazing salt statues and carvings, the air is really pure as it's never been exposed to pollutants and it's a very constant... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a family we've grown up in the North East & West Yorkshire so think we know a thing or two about mining, but this was an amazing experience. From Hungarian Princess to underground chapels with ornate altars, incredible art works and a stunning show piece Cathedral all unbelievably carved & sculptured by miners in their spare time, out of... More 

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being in Krakow you must see this place. Very impressive, 3-hour-trip with guide. Difficult to imagine that everything is hand-made hjndreds years ago. Unbelievable. Nice and cheap restaurant 130 meters underground.

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