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We would like to inform you that the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine will remain closed to visitors from 20.03 up to and including 25.04.2021.Read more >>


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See what the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine has in store for you!

Choose an album from the Wieliczka underground

  • Welcome to the Mine of Mysteries, part 1

    See the workings of the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine through the eyes of Andrzej Nowakowski - click HERE to download the PDF

  • Welcome to the Mine of Mysteries, part 2

    Explore the shots of the salt kingdom taken by Ryszard Tatomir - click HERE to download the PDF

Wieliczka – beauty hidden in salt

  • Touring the “Wieliczka” Mine – how to get ready for it?

    Are you going to visit Wieliczka? It is no secret that touring the Mine is a great adventure, but - like any adventure – you need to be well – prepared for it. Here are some hints – we’ll help you pack your backpack, tell you what you need to take with you, how to dress...

  • The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine – a tour with tongue-in-cheek, or when visiting Wieliczka is not worth it?

    Undoubtedly, the “Wieliczka” mine has many advantages and you can find tons of reasons to visit. So, what can the mine offer?

  • The beauty of nature in the pictures. The most beautiful photographs of the underworld

    It is worth keeping in mind that the beauty of nature is not only what we see on the surface of the earth - it also encompasses the amazing places hidden deep underground, invisible to the human eyes. The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine is definitely one of such places.

  • What does the salt mine and the St Kinga’s Chapel look like? Here are 4 must-see things

    While underground, the tourists can admire beautiful chambers, some of which are chapels, including the most famous of all, the St Kinga’s Chapel. The Wieliczka mine is associated with this patron saint, which is why it may be worthwhile to learn more about the fragment of the mine devoted to her.


See what's hidden in the UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • The Salt Kingdom. The mysteries of the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

    An 8-episode documentary series presenting the famous and lesser known faces of the Wieliczka mine. Check out the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine YouTube channel

  • Crumbs of knowledge about the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

    Check out the map of the underground workings, learn more about its history, learn more about the salt deposit and see the places that are inaccessible to the tourists – chain cloakroom, saltworks and the lamp room.


“Wieliczka” Salt Mine Health Resort

  • The Wessel Lake Chamber – a sight to behold!

    One of the places that patients can see underground is the Wessel Lake Chamber, which can be found on level III of the mine. This place is unique for many reasons – one of them is the proximity of an underground lake.

  • The Smok Chamber and underground inhalation hall

    Inhalations are not only an alternative to surgeries and other therapies, but also as a very effective treatment for all respiratory infections, particularly inhalations using brine – especially from Wieliczka. Why this is the case?

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