made me happy this morning. salt mines in peru! @enchanted.forest

made me happy this morning. salt mines in peru! @enchanted.forest

The old Salina Turda Salt Mines, converted into a 370ft-deep museum (Romania) ♥ by #GalerieW 2014

Old Romania Salt Mines Converted Into 370ft Deep Museum

Wieliczka Salt Mine and Museum, Poland. World Heritage.   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Holiday in one of Poland’s underground salt mines, 1,000 feet below ground

Krakow, Poland - Subterranean mines Also, this page is packed full of useful information.

Ancient Salt mine near Krakow Poland. Chapel of Saint Kinga, the largest among underground chapels in the Wieliczka Salt mine, is actually a sizable subterranean church carved in rock salt and embellished with salty sculptures and bas-reliefs.

Beautiful 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.

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.

Krakow Salt Mine, Poland - pretty awesome. Would like to see this! Do you need a #lawyer in #Poland? http://www.lawyerspoland.eu/double-tax-treaties-in-poland

Wieliczka, Cracow Salt Mine, Poland - pretty awesome / I love this place. Awesome in every sense of the word.

The Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland is the epitome of technological human progress. The beginnings of the current mine are believed to have been primitively excavated after the discovery of a rock salt deposit in ancient times. In the middle ages, salt became recognized as one of the most important staples in the food and preservation industry, leading to the advancement of salt mining technology and further excavation.

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Salt Cathedral - Wieliczka Poland (Very deep underground in the salt mines. The mine shaft elevator I took to get there was terrifying.

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 13th century, and it provided table salt up until just 6 years ago.  ~ Click the photo to find out how to visit and photograph the underground Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland!

Wieliczka Salt Mine, in Photos

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

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