Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
Wieliczka Salt Mine
CRACOW SALT-WORKS MUSEUM
View photos from OUR PLACE the World Heritage collection

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1978
Size of heritage: 1,105 ha
- Buffer zone: 581 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 20,064°
Latitude: 49,979°

About

The deposit of rock salt in Wieliczka and Bochnia has been mined since the 13th century. This major industrial undertaking has royal status and is the oldest of its type in Europe. The site is a serial property consisting of Wieliczka and Bochnia salt mines and Wieliczka Saltworks Castle. The Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines illustrate the historic stages of the development of mining techniques in Europe from the 13th to the 20th centuries: both mines have hundreds of kilometers of galleries with works of art, underground chapels and statues sculpted in the salt, making a fascinating pilgrimage into the past. The mines were administratively and technically run by Wieliczka Saltworks Castle, which dates from the medieval period and has been rebuilt several times in the course of its history.


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Hotels and places to stay

Grand Sal

Address
Distance: 0,5 mi
Park Kingi 7
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Turowka Hotel & Spa

Address
Distance: 0,8 mi
Ul. Stefana Zeromskiego 1
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Lenart

Address
Distance: 1,0 mi
Ul. Gabriela Narutowicza 1
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Salin

Address
Distance: 0,3 mi
Ul. Kosciuszki 5
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Galicja

Address
Distance: 0,6 mi
Ul. Edwarda Dembowskiego 20
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Solny

Address
Distance: 0,9 mi
Ul. Artura Grottgera 27
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Garden Park Hotel

Address
Distance: 1,1 mi
Dembowskiego 60A
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Apartamenty SaltApart

Address
Distance: 1,5 mi
Ul. Sw. Barbary 13
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Soray

Address
Distance: 1,7 mi
Ul. Krakowska 14 c
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 16:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kinga Ośrodek Usług Hotelarskich

Address
Distance: 0,5 mi
Ul. Ks. Zygmunta Goliana 22
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 21:00
Weekend: closed


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Published: November 24, 2010
Length: 05:06 min
Rating: 2 of 5
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