Salt is something we cannot live without. Yet, we take it for granted, seeing it as nothing special. But this Wieliczka salt mine, near Krakow, Poland will prove all of us wrong and will let us realize that salt is, in fact, a masterpiece.
The mine was first opened in the 13th century. Now, because of its great importance, it’s a part of the First UNESCO World Heritage List. And you’ll see why in a moment!
The salt mine reaches -1072 ft at its deepest point. Besides the enormous chandeliers, it also has around 2,000 chambers and underground lakes. And guess what? Everything’s there is made of salt. The whole mine looks so magical that you can’t help but stare in awe at it? We mean, how can a salt mine be so extravagant?!
Before, the Wieliczka salt mine was he largest source of salt in the country. Now, it stopped operating but it’s open to visitors who want to see it. So, next time you visit Poland, make sure the Wieliczka salt mine is on your list!
More info: Wieliczka-SaltMine.com
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