Wieliczka Salt Mine. Krakow. Poland.// This mine is a unique development in the history of mining

Wieliczka Salt Mine. Krakow. Poland.// This mine is a unique development in the history of mining

Wieliczka Salt Mine and Museum, Poland.

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

Old Romania Salt Mines Converted Into 370ft Deep Museum ( http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/salina-turda-salt-mines-museum )

Old Romania Salt Mines Converted Into 370ft Deep Museum

Old Romania Salt Mines Converted Into 370ft Deep Museum ( http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/salina-turda-salt-mines-museum )

The Wieliczka Salt Mine, just outside of Krakow, Poland. It continuously…

The Wieliczka Salt Mine, just outside of Krakow, Poland. It continuously…

The Erazm Baracz Chamber and underground lake in the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Near Krakow, Poland.

The Erazm Baracz Chamber and underground lake in the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Near Krakow, Poland.

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.

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.

A photo of one of the chambers inside the Wieliczka Salt Mine. The mine is often referred to as "the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland", and continuously produced table salt from the 13th century until 2007 .

A photo of one of the chambers inside the Wieliczka Salt Mine. The mine is often referred to as "the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland", and continuously produced table salt from the 13th century until 2007 .

The Chapel of St. Kinga, located 300 feet underground at the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Wieliczka, Poland, is real.  And made almost entirely of rock salt.

The Chapel of St. Kinga, located 300 feet underground at the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Wieliczka, Poland, is real. And made almost entirely of rock salt.

Krakow, Poland: Wieliczka Salt Mine Absolutely breathtaking.. Pictures don't do justice.. An entire underground world!

Krakow, Poland: Wieliczka Salt Mine Absolutely breathtaking.. Pictures don't do justice.. An entire underground world!

The Realmonte Salt Mine in Sicily | #Geology #GeologyPage #Italy #SaltMine  There are currently three salt mines Realmonte in the province of Agrigento and Racalmuto and Petralia in the province of Palermo managed by the company Italkali . The Realmonte field overlooking the southern coast of Sicily about four kilometers from Agrigento and a kilometer from Porto Empedocle.  Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/05/the-realmonte-salt-mine-in-sicily.html  Geology Page www.geologypage.com

The Realmonte Salt Mine in Sicily | #Geology #GeologyPage #Italy #SaltMine There are currently three salt mines Realmonte in the province of Agrigento and Racalmuto and Petralia in the province of Palermo managed by the company Italkali . The Realmonte field overlooking the southern coast of Sicily about four kilometers from Agrigento and a kilometer from Porto Empedocle. Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/05/the-realmonte-salt-mine-in-sicily.html Geology Page www.geologypage.com

To get into the Salzburg salt mine you have to take two slides like this. One is 40m long, the other 70m. It is so much fun!

To get into the Salzburg salt mine you have to take two slides like this. One is 40m long, the other 70m. It is so much fun!

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 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!

34 touch sensitive salt crystals spread over a world map highlighting the biggest salt mines. According to the amount of salt mined in these regions, millions of salt particles are emitted over the world map, slide down the mountain ridges, then diffuse and flow with the main sea currents. When a crystal is touched, it starts to glow. Grains of salt pour over the table and merge into an information window

34 touch sensitive salt crystals spread over a world map highlighting the biggest salt mines. According to the amount of salt mined in these regions, millions of salt particles are emitted over the world map, slide down the mountain ridges, then diffuse and flow with the main sea currents. When a crystal is touched, it starts to glow. Grains of salt pour over the table and merge into an information window

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 from salt including the floor, walls and decorations, with even the glowing chandeliers being made from salt crystals.

10 Unusual and Unbelievable Underground Places

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 from salt including the floor, walls and decorations, with even the glowing chandeliers being made from salt crystals.

Salt Mines, Salzburg, Austria. Underground lake, train ride and huge slides. This place rocks!

Salt Mines, Salzburg, Austria. Underground lake, train ride and huge slides. This place rocks!

Wieliczka Salt Mine - Inspiration for swimming/spa (if underground water sources uncovered), skate park, roller derby, rinks, dance studios, Theater, Conference hall, Lecture Halls, sport centers, yoga studios, spelunking, medical centers, storing sensitive items, etc. Pedways (underground trails) would be tall and wide, along with multifunction of being museums/educational stretches, art galleries, designated wheeled paths (skate boards, bikes, etc.), diners, rock climbing, vendors…

Wieliczka Salt Mine - Inspiration for swimming/spa (if underground water sources uncovered), skate park, roller derby, rinks, dance studios, Theater, Conference hall, Lecture Halls, sport centers, yoga studios, spelunking, medical centers, storing sensitive items, etc. Pedways (underground trails) would be tall and wide, along with multifunction of being museums/educational stretches, art galleries, designated wheeled paths (skate boards, bikes, etc.), diners, rock climbing, vendors…

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