Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour from Kraków 4,5 hours
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- Discover a unique underground city with developed infrastructure
- Learn more about the mine and the Polish miners who worked there
- Wander through the tunnels and travel between 20 different chambers
- Explore the underground church with its carvings, altars, and monuments sculpted in salt
- Walk along the banks of an underground lake
Travel from Kraków to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and explore this underground world with a half-day tour.
Upon arriving at the mine, you will descend more than 380 steps to get to the first level, 210 feet (64 meters) below the ground. Your guide will provide you with insight into the mysteries of the mine, the people who have worked there, and the powers of nature that have ruled the mine.
You will then see 20 chambers, including the most beautiful one, St. Kinga’s Chapel. This is an underground church that will enchant you with its carvings, altars, and monuments sculpted in salt.
Allow yourself to be mesmerized by the wonderful spectacle on the bank of one of the salt lakes inside the mine as music from Chopin plays overhead. Then head to the third level, 443 feet (135 meters) below the surface, before riding a lift back to the top.
See for yourself
Why, until now, the tourist route of the main route of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, already admired 36 million adventurous tourists from around the world.
Transportation by minivan/bus
Pick-up and drop off
Licensed tour guide in the salt mine
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