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SALT MINE “WIELICZKA“ – TOURIST TRACK
Wieliczka

ul. Daniłowicza 10
32-020  Wieliczka
Poland

Phone: +48 - 12 - 278 73 02, 278 73 66
Fax: +48 - 12 - 278 73 33
E-mail: turystyka@kopalnia.pl
http://www.kopalnia.pl




MAGIC WORLD HIDDEN IN THE UNDERGROUND

The salt mine in Wieliczka – the oldest salt mine in Poland, has been for centuries a spring of wealth for the region and the cultural keystone. Nowadays, it’s the most visited tourist destination.
Many years salt mining created the present mine form. The mine is situated on nine floors, which are 327 m in the underground. The Wieliczka underground has circa 300 km of walkways and circa 3,000 chambers. The part that is accessible to public has 3.5 km of streets that are situated from 64 m to 135 m in the underground.


Beautiful chapels, marvelous underground lakes, original equipment and accessories, as well as well-preserved creations of mining works offer an image about the people’s fight with elements, their work, products, and hobbies.
After the tour, tourists can relax in the chamber complex 125 m under the ground, where are souvenir shops, post office, and a restaurant.
In the underground of the mine Wieliczka, conferences, banquets, weddings, New Year’s Eve parties, concerts, sport actions and many more take place.


The mine Wieliczka was registered on the national cultural heritage list in the year 1976.Two years later, in 1978, it was registered on the First world cultural heritage list UNESCO and in 1994, it was honored as the Monument of national history by the Polish president.
The mine is open daily:
from May 1 till October 31, from 7.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
from November 2 till March 31, from 8.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m. except for January 1, Easter Sunday, November 1 as well as December 24, 25 and 31.





Address:

KOPALNIA SOLI „WIELICZKA” – TRASA TURYSTYCZNA
ul. Daniłowicza 10
32-020  Wieliczka
Poland

Phone: +48 - 12 - 278 73 02, 278 73 66
Fax: +48 - 12 - 278 73 33
E-mail: turystyka@kopalnia.pl
http://www.kopalnia.pl


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