The meeting of young people with the Pope during the World Youth Day is a great opportunity to share not only ones religiousness, but also culture and tradition. Each facility is trying to prepare an original offer, and by no means is it different in the underground Wieliczka. The Mine is preparing a series of amenities having in mind the arriving pilgrims.
On January 9, in a most unusual setting, 125 meters under the ground, you could have heard the most famous opera and operetta arias as well as known musical Broadways hits. The carefully chosen repertoire, performed by brilliant artists guaranteed a successful evening, becoming a marvellous beginning of the New Year 2016.
The "Wieliczka" Salt Mine is the most frequently visited mine in the world. This year, it can boast of an all-time record as the mine was visited by 1,390,000 guests. This result represents an increase of 8% compared to the previous year and by 42% compared to 2009.
Edward Nygma, Ace Ventura, Grinch, Stanley Ipkiss – we are accustomed to seeing Jim Carrey’s many roles while watching usually his comedies - but not only (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, “The Truman Show”). It is now possible to meet the actor, who is working on the film set of “True Crimes”, in Krakow. However, Jim Carrey did find the time to visit the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine on 11 December 2015.
Wieliczka brine as a curative mineral water works well not only at the graduation tower, but it is also a valuable ingredient used for producing cosmetics. We recommend you try it out in this form with our new product line "DermicSalt".
The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine has already been visited by this year’s one-millionth tourist. This time, fortune favoured Agnieszka Santos from Great Britain. A barrel of salt awaited her – the ceremony could not do without Wieliczka salt, a symbol of friendship and hospitality.
Would you like to spend your time in an unusual scenery and at the same time take care of your health? Visit the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine for an overnight stay in the therapeutic microclimate 135 meters underground.