Grand Sal Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Sal Hotel Wieliczka
a bit far from Krakow
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... with descending nearly fifty flights of staircases deep into the ground, and we descended about 150m initially. The descending process was rather claustrophobic and looking down you see just a dark, endless void. After around 10 minutes of descending we are led through a series of passageways. Many sculptures can be seen in the mines, and there are also salt statues of some famous popes. Amazingly enough ...
... enjoyed the Apple Pie. Really impressed by Krakow itself. Hadn't known what to expect, and had wrongly assumed it would be austere and drab. The old town where we spent our time was truly beautiful and well preserved with stunning architecture, a lot of it quite baroque in appearance. The main square was immense, surrounded by pavement cafes, restaurants and authentic Polish strip clubs : ) lost count of the number of times we were asked if we wanted to see some ...
... beer and we ran riot haha! 6 pints and 9 shots later = good times with the locals! One notable fact I recall was that this bar had words of wisdom and poems from travellers written all over the world. Woke up in the wrong bed which was apparently hilarious for the other chicks in my room. Hungover brunch was awesome 3 courses for $15 aus. Not much talking today as I'd forgotten what vodka hangovers were like. Checked out wawal castle which for ...
... carved once the area was mined and cleared out. The miners always carved small chapels within the mines for a place to pray and take comfort in. The Chapel St. Kinga is by far the largest chapel within this salt mine.
We made our way back up to the top (by this point I was feeling a bit claustrophobic) taking the elevator in the Danilowicz shaft from the 3rd level at a depth of 135 meters. It was good to be outside in the open and out of the ...
... that here serious business was done over 700 years: digging up the so precious salt. Artists were amateurs that cut statues out of salt in their spare time. The results, nevertheless, stunningly beautiful. And, by the way, a healthy exercise too: inhaling the salt air is supposed to be good for the respiratory system (compare with the German ...