Poland’s largest tourist attraction, sits 100 meters below the ground. And it’s huge. Beyond the tourist route, its actual depth is 327 meters and is almost 300 kms long. Work began in the salt mine in the century, and it provided table salt up until
The Wieliczka Salt Mine in Krakow, Poland, has been mined continuously since the Middle Ages and miners have carved elaborate underground rooms and intricate sculptures within the Miocene salt. There is a gigantic subterannean cathedral carved entirely fr
Salina Turda Salt Mine in Romania
Though today we take salt for granted, it was once as valuable as gold, and the Salina Turda Salt Mine in Romania was an important source for eastern Europe via @holeinthedonut
Look at the Christ Pantocrator icon carved into the salt rock. Church in Underground Salt Mine in Romania. Several hundred meters below ground, it was built for the workers of the salt mine and has been seen by very few people in the world.