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Half Day Salt Mines in Wieliczka

Location: Kraków, Poland

Half Day Salt Mines in Wieliczka

One of the oldest salt mines in Europe which has been in operation for at least 700 years. The oldest part of the mine is opened to the public as a museum. The Wieliczka Salt Mine was placed in 1978 on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.

Type: Tours around Krakow
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Hotel pick-up
Duration: 4 hours
Available: 09:00
Supplier: Furnel Travel Int.
Prices from:

47,15 USD

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About Half Day Salt Mines in Wieliczka

Wieliczka Salt Mine is a unique world-class attraction included in the UNESCO "Human Heritage" List. According to a legend salt resources were brought here from Hungary by Blessed Kinga who married a Polish king. She dropped a ring to a Hungarian salt mine shaft to say "farewell" to her homeland. Salt recourses were soon discovered in Wieliczka. When excavation started - Kingas ring was found in a first salt lump. A tour of the Mine includes beautiful chapels sculpted in salt Blessed Kingas chapel is the most beautiful one spacious chambers crystal grottoes and underground ponds. All this at average depth of 250 m below the ground level. Includes - Entrance to Wieliczka Salt Mine - Local guide - Transport Excludes - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - For the SIC Option hotel pick-ups are available only from the following hotels. If your hotel is not in the list you may go to any of the places in the list nearest you. *Sheraton *Radisson Blu *Holiday Inn *Andels *Qubus *Galaxy *Novotel Centrum *Novotel Bronowice *Sympozjum *Park Inn *Hilton Garden Inn *Best Western *Batory *Chopin *Logos *Ibis Centrum *Wyspianski *Conrad *Expess by Holiday Inn *Ester *Royal and Matejki Square

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