Wieliczka Salt Mine (1978)
Poland

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Poland 1979. Wieliczka Salt Mines. Poland 1979. Wieliczka salt crystals.

This deposit of rock salt in Wieliczka-Bochnia has been mined since the 13th century. Spread over nine levels, it has 300 km of galleries with works of art, altars, and statues sculpted in the salt, making a fascinating pilgrimage into the past of a major industrial undertaking. 

  • Poland 1979. Salt works and salt crystals. 

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Other World Heritage Sites in Poland (on this website). Inactive links are not described on stamps. Please refer to the UNESCO-listing (Poland-Section) for further information on such properties. 

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