Tag: PL – Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines

Poland’s White Gold: The Story Behind one of the World’s Biggest Adaptive Reuse Projects; Dima Stouhi; Arch Daily

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In this AD Narrative, Dima Stouhi explores the history of the Wieliczka Salt Mine and how it was transformed into a multipurpose complex today.

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11 Wonders Of The Wieliczka Salt Mine, An Underground City Made Of Salt; Penny Zibula; TravelAwaits

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The Wieliczka Salt Mine is a top tourist attraction, but its true worth lies in its rich history of hard work, abiding faith, and artistic talent.

Source: 11 Wonders Of The Wieliczka Salt Mine, An Underground City Made Of Salt – TravelAwaits

From Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mines: 3 Best Ways to Get There; Diana Bocco; PlanetWare

Source: From Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mines: 3 Best Ways to Get There | PlanetWare

A salt mine in Poland contains a chapel and chandeliers made of salt; Claire Toureille; Daily Mail

The Wieliczka Salt Mine, near Krakow, was built during the 13th century and is entirely carved in salt. It contains 2,000 rooms, a breath-taking chapel, function chandeliers and a lake.

Source: A salt mine in Poland contains a chapel and chandeliers made of salt

There’s A Salt Mine In Poland With Underground Lakes, Chapels, And Chandeliers Made Of Salt And It Looks Unreal; Liucija Adomaite & Mantas Kačerauskas; Bored Panda

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Inside an ancient Polish salt mine that has underground lakes, fully carved chapels, and chandeliers made of salt; Mia Jankowicz; Business Insider

Salt has been dug in Poland’s Wieliczka mine for 700 years. The UNESCO world heritage site boasts chapels, salt carvings, and underground lakes.

Source: Inside an ancient Polish salt mine that has underground lakes, fully carved chapels, and chandeliers made of salt

This is one tour you really want to keep up with; Kerry Van Der Jagt; Traveller

‘We lose people all the time,’ said the local guide. Kerry van der Jagt thought he was kidding.

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Science works to save a salty world treasure; Kathiann Kowalski; Science News For Students

Poland – Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines

Poland’s 700-year old salt mine, just outside Kraków, not only is a cultural art treasure, but also an active research site for geologists, chemists and more.

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