Tag Archives: PL – Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Dazzling 13th century Wieliczka Salt Mine to reopen – and here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing!; Anne Chatham; The First News
Poland’s spectacular salt mine is reopening is doors to visitors this weekend, after closing temporarily due to the coronavirus.
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.
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
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.
‘We lose people all the time,’ said the local guide. Kerry van der Jagt thought he was kidding.
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.
Stunning chapel located hundreds of feet below ground is made entirely out of salt; Morgan Giordano; AOL Lifestyle
Deep inside the twisting tunnels of a 13th-century mine near Krakow, Poland, visitors will find chandeliers, statues and even a cathedral made entirely out of salt.