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    The fascinating salt mine of Wieliczka

    In total there are 380 steps of a steep slope to enter the salt mines of Wieliczka, a town that is 14 kilometers from Krakow and that became over time an impressive tourist attraction. There are 2,300 rooms, 250 kilometers of galleries and 9 floors that make the incredible salt mine “Wieliczka” one of the biggest points of interest in Poland. The salt-carved chapels, the sculptures, the underground saline lakes and the numerous vestiges of the exploitation of salt deposits make this mine a unique attraction in the world. Its existence goes back 700 years, when the miners carved chapels, statues, lamps, furniture, altars, among other details and decorations on…