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Wielicza Salt Mine

this is the huge Chapel - the chandaliers are made of salt as are the various statues
Wielicza Salt Mine

May 13th 2008
We stayed overnight near Krakow and then went to the Wielizca Salt Mine. We managed to catch one of the English tours. The trip starts by going down around 400 stairs - Around and around 6 stairs down, a landing, another 6 stairs down, a landing over and over. There are a number of salt statues and they have been able to demonstrate how the mine worked over the ages by using figures of miners etc ... read more
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