Wieliczka Salt Mine (Morning Tour)

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Wieliczka Salt Mine (Morning Tour)
Tour code: L65
Duration: 4 hours
Wieliczka Salt Mine (Morning Tour) Wieliczka Salt Mine (Morning Tour)
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Prepare to be amazed at the devotion and superstition that drove miners to carve figures, monuments and altarpieces into the walls of an 800-year-old salt mine.

As you walk down the 360 steps into the salt mine, you have the impression you are entering a vast underground city, complete with huge caverns and underground lakes. This underground world has earned a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list thanks to the creativity of the miners who carved chapels out of the walls, hundreds of metres below the surface. You will visit the largest of the chapels, dedicated to St Kinga, the patron saint of salt miners. This subterranean church is richly decorated with chandeliers, sculptures, and religious figures carved out of salt. As you follow the 2 1/2-kilometre walk, you'll pass statues dating back to the 18th century depicting mythical, historical and religious figures. The last stop in the mine is the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here, the lift carries you back to the surface.

Inclusions: English speaking guide, hotel pick up from selected hotels, admission to Wieliczka Salt Mine, guided walk through Wieliczka Salt Mine, lift pick up to the ground level on exit

Exclusions: optional gratuity, food and drink, unless specified

Additional info: temperature 14 °C/57 °F of all year round

Note: The pick-up bus is not necessarily the tour bus. It is possible that you will have to change the bus at our central starting point: bus park on Powisle Street, opposite the Sheraton Hotel. Please accept our apologies if departure is delayed due to heavy traffic. If you wish to come directly to our bus station, our central starting point is: bus park on Powisle Street, opposite the Sheraton Hotel.

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Adults: 40.00 EUR
Students: 32.00 EUR
Children: 21.00 EUR
Student discount
  - for under 25 years with an international student ID card
Child discount
  - for children aged 4-15
Babies aged 0-3 years
  - free of charge
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