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... from sculpted salt rock. Today, giant rooms have been made into concert halls, dining rooms, and light shows as well. There are even underground lakes. People visit overnight for it's health benefits too, which is easily apparent as you walk and breath through this cool microclimate environment. All the logs that have been used to support the areas have been 'petrified' in a way by conforming to almost solid salt themselves. It's ...
... of the large chambers there was a replica of Da Vinci's Last Supper, carved intricately onto a salt wall. A unique place in the mine is an underground lake where an artificial display of lights and music can be witnessed. There are even chapels and cathedrals built in the mine, and occasionally functions such as wedding events are held there. The ventilation underground is extremely good, and the air in the ...
... and was for four people as punishment. There was a building with human hair that was harvested from the gassed bodies by their fellow Jewish prisoners, it was a terrible place then, and now. Too much to put into a blog. We got into our hotel and had a basic tea so topped it up with pudding (an icecream) from the local petrol station as it also had an ATM to get some Zlotys out which is the local ...
One of the more interesting days of the trip today.
We spent the morning at Wawel Castle doing a tour of the State Rooms and the Armoury & Treasury that we missed doing the other day. No photos allowed inside so no show and tell from that little jaunt but the insides were rather impressive.
We then caught a bus 1/2 an hour away to the salt mine at Wieliczka where we bought our tickets for the 2pm English language tour. We had to wait about 45 minuted so ...
... to complain about tourists.
At 3.20 in the afternoon our group joined up again with Sara who took us to the departure point for our tour to the Salt Mine. Shortly thereafter we were on a bus and headed a short distance out of Krakow, a trip that took about 15 minutes.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine is located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, funnily enough. The mine was built in the 13th century and continued ...