The Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most-visited landmarks in Poland, dating back to the 13th century.
It is recognised as one of the most unique sights in Europe and is listed on UNESCO heritage site. The Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines are one of the most important cultural monuments in Poland. They remained in operation until 2007 and they have earned a recognition as one of the oldest salt mines in the world. They have also been a business project, with one of the longest history in Poland.The salt mines are famous for chapels cut of the salt with altars and statues. They represent testimony of miners tradition to carve sculptures out of the nature rock. Their collection of mining tools, prove mining technology evolution.