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The Ocnele Mari Salt Mine – a Salt Diamond in the rough

We visited the Ocnele Mari Salt Mine in 20 to 22 august 2018. The ticket price is convenient. The... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Violeta B
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Ottawa, Canada
Small city underground

It's just like a small town underground. They have restaurants, church, small cinema, gift shop... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
dumitru c
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Romania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Private free parking, guarded. You embark in a bus, that comes almost every 15 minutes, 9-17h, the ticket is about 3,7Euro. It descends almost 27 meters on a 2km gallery in the salt mountain. The salt has a very beautiful pattern of stripes white and...More

2  Thank ioana S
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Romania is a beautiful country, but this place is not worth a visit in my opinion. The cost of the ticket is too high for what you get to see, 22 lei for an adult, almost 5euro. The place is more used for entertainment, meaning...More

1  Thank Siamez
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We visited the Ocnele Mari Salt Mine in 20 to 22 august 2018. The ticket price is convenient. The access to the salt mine is by special busses. The short trip to the inside of the Salt Mine goes around the old salt extraction factory...More

Thank Violeta B
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

It's just like a small town underground. They have restaurants, church, small cinema, gift shop, clean toilets, big area for kids to play and as well with activities for kids and adults such as basketball and football and tennis and many others. It's a really...More

Thank dumitru c
Reviewed July 25, 2018

I visited this touristic place due to a trip in Vilcea region. It was amazing what I saw. Is a place for relax, health and immensity..Recommand

Thank GeluCojan
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We had visited a lot of places and salt mines in Romania but this one is far the best one. It is so big, you have a lot of places where to go: tennis playground, basketball, handball, soccer playgrounds, pool tables, ping-pong, kart racing circuit,...More

Thank ClaudiuCom
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We went here as a field trip with our kindergarten. The access is done with some mini buses that drive inside the tunnels and bring you to the entrance. The Salt Mine is huge and can accommodate a lot of people. They have a church,...More

1  Thank Aurelian V
Reviewed March 19, 2018

There was an interesting trip into an active salt mine. Big halls, big columns, a lot of activities available. Access by bus.

Thank Romeo P
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Take the time for this visit. All instructions and notices are in Romanian. This may be a minor problem. There was no guidance on the mine, you move as you wish. You stay at any time, and that's good. Warm clothes are needed. The event...More

Thank Ivica P
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

The salt mine is very big. Coming here have benefits for your health. The buses could be cleaner. At least they could do something with the smell from it. Down you will find a church, a restaurant, a playground for kids, tennis tables, basketball field...More

Thank umflatila
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The view when you arrive is not very modern but more.. Indian style, very communist and poor. But, don’t let you fall for that, the ticket is around 5 EUR. There will come a communist bus to pick you up and will take you to...More

1  Thank Oanka4
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Romania is a beautiful country, but this place is not worth a visit in my opinion. The cost of the ticket is too high for what you get to see, 22 lei for an adult, almost 5euro. The place is more used for entertainment, meaning...More

1  Thank Siamez
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