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One of Poland's top tourist attractions, a world-class monument and one of UNESCO's World Culture and Natural Heritage sites. Here's a little bit of history about the mine, and what to expect when you visit.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine began operations in the 13th century, and is the oldest salt mine in the world still in operation.
You can now take tours of parts of the mine, and wonder at underground lakes, intricate salt carvings, and the salt chapels.
Using the medicinal properties of the enviroment, an innovative treatment therapy has been created in the mine resort with a number of wonderful health benefits.
You can choose to stay in the mine in one of the wonderful hotels - enjoying the benefits of the clean air and calming atmosphere.
Make sure to check what events are on when you visit - if you time it right you can see Europe's oldest mining orchestra, or some live salt sculpture making.
The salt mines are open to tourists for tours Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
Tours last roughly three hours, allowing you to enjoy an extensive look at the mines, learn about their history and see the cultural attractions.
- When should I visit?
- Tours available Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
- Is it expensive?
- A non-Polish adult ticket is 79PLN, which is about $21.
- Will I need a guide?
- It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check out our best-selling tours.
- How to get there
- By train, head to the Wieliczka Rynek Kopalnia train station, or take the 304 bus to Wieliczka Kopalnia Soli.
- Additional information
- ** Discount tickets are available for groups and for families. | Make sure you wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes! There are 800 steps to climb!*