Hotel Solny

Address: ul Grottgera 27, Wieliczka, Southern Poland, 32 020, Poland | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Wieliczka

Day 17 - Wieliczka, Poland

A travel blog entry by jt_martin_ez on Oct 09, 2014

1 comment, 16 photos

... but two of the most impressive areas were the Chapel of St. Kinga, and the Stanisław Staszic Chamber. Seeing a full sized church, hundreds of feet underground and made entirely of salt rock was something to see. And the Stanisław chamber was one of the largest cut areas in the mine, measuring over 36m high... and presumably holds world records for 'underground bungy jumping' and even a 'underground hot air balloon ride'. ...

Day 7 - Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by wjtoh on Dec 16, 2013

4 photos

... is said to be pollutant-free and good for asthmatic patients. Even though the tour was rather lengthy with roughly 3 kilometers of walking, it only covers 1% of the entire mine, which goes to show the vastness of this salt mine. Thankfully there is a mine elevator to return visitors to the surface, although it was extremely cramped in the elevator with only nine persons allowed per elevator up the surface.
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Our Polish Experience

A travel blog entry by peterandjane on Jul 19, 2013

43 photos

Getting from Vilnius to Gdansk on the Polish Baltic coast meant an overnight stay in the small city of Suwalki. Just as well we didn't need public transport from the station to our accommodation, as there was none around! However, the 2 star hotel (no hostels here) was fairly close by, and having found out that there were no trains from there to Gdansk, we went and booked bus tickets for the next day. Buying train or ...

Mmmm...Salty

A travel blog entry by andrewclifton on Oct 03, 2012

12 photos

... perfect timing to grab some lunch from one of the cafes.

We lined up just before 2pm and commenced the guides tour.

First up we had to descend 350+ stairs to where the tour guide was waiting for us.

Throughout the tour we ended up going to about 135 meters below the ground, walking through endless corridors and chambers carved from the rock salt.

The tour was very impressive as we walked through corridors that were dug out of the rock salt in ...

Pope John Paul II lived here, can’t you tell

A travel blog entry by mergatroid on Sep 30, 2012

19 photos

... working commercial salt mine through to 1996, it continued to produce table salt until 2007. The mine reaches a depth of 327 metres, 3.5km of the mine’s passages are used for tour groups, which is only about 2% of the total length of passages in the mine. The mine, as well as Krakow’s Historic centre was two of the first 12 sites listed on the original 1978 UNESCO World Heritage Site List.

Our guide today ...