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Cracow Saltworks Museum - Castle Location

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The gorgeous Castle superstructure!

The Castle Building itself is attractive and well wort visiting as an adjunct to any Wieliczka... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Perry B
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Hong Kong, China
Great museum

A great museum, very interesting and so much fun to visit. It was the best part of my trip! Go... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
SupEvan
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Norway
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The Saltworks Castle in Wieliczka was the historical seat of the mine's management board between the 13th century and 1945. Currently is available to tourists and is the official seat of the Cracow Saltworks of Wieliczka. You can see also: - Tower...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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ul. Zamkowa 8, Wieliczka 32-020, Poland
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

The Castle Building itself is attractive and well wort visiting as an adjunct to any Wieliczka tour, and in its own right as an antechamber housing important relics. My photos of the exterior of the castle really turned out well, it is that photogenic from...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2018

A great museum, very interesting and so much fun to visit. It was the best part of my trip! Go check it out.

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We stumbled upon this while waiting for the salt mine tour. It did not have a lot of exhibitions but it was free and there were descriptive information for the sites/buildings. We spent 10min there which was an excellent 10min in the otherwise saddest touristy...More

1  Thank mercury_wpc
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

It's quite amazing what artifacts and exhibits they put on display 135 meters below the city above. It's a very interesting and expansive collection of salt mining history. Tours are conducted in many languages and take about an hour. Wear a light jack and have...More

1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Well if you visit the mines, you must visit the museums. The art work is simply incredible! The place is surrounded by pure salt sculpture and it looks like paintings but everything is made of pure salt. Even the some of the floors, and chairs...More

Thank ljaidar
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

It's about 30 mins on bus out of Krakow - but it's worth it!! We went on the English tour and the guide was incredibly knowledgable and witty. He took the group to three levels and showed us some of the amazing parts - the...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2017

This place is magical, well the time you have to wait outside the come in, isn't, but I assure you that it's worth every minute, because the beauty you'll see will make of this one of the best experiences you had in your life as...More

Thank Manuela S
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Interesting place, you really need a tour guide inside to understand everything your looking at. If your at a loose end, its worth a walk to.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

It was interesting, especially if you like castles. Some nice architecture,(in and out)a tower that gives you a great view of the town. If your in wielica pop in. Close to Krakow

Thank Nath W
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Not many people pay attention to this hidden gem after visiting the salt mines. Its a small walkable distance from the mine or train station through the gardens. Although the entrance is paid and very cheap but I was surprised that they offered free tickets...More

1  Thank ffeverywhere
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