AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41035

Submitted by Shari Linger

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Southern Poland

Krakow, Southern Poland, Poland

Category: Fun Finds

Wieliczka Salt Mine, first excavated in the 13th Century by miners and produced Salt until 2007. Everything in the mine is made from Salt, including the Staircases, Statues, Floor Tiles, Chapels, Carvings, and staircase railings. The Mine has a depth of 327 meters and extends via horizontal passages and chambers for over 287 kilometers (178 miles).

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