The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine is one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland. Every year, more than one million tourists from all over the world visit it.
It is also a monument of universal value, one of the first dozen monuments inscribed on UNESCO’s List of World Heritage Sites.
Today the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine (website) is a fusion between centuries of tradition and modernity. It can be perceived as a very long story or as an underground city with all its infrastructures.
The mine is the heritage of countless generations of miners, a monument of the history of Poland and the nation, a mark that has existed in the Polish mentality for centuries.