Bochnia Salt Mines
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The salt mine in Bochnia was founded in the 13th century, however the history of salt extraction in the area dates back 3500 years ago. Today, the salt mine is a great attraction for tourists and after the recent renovation, it presents not only a real marvel but also a modern and interactive spot. The underground route includes a train ride, mysterious multimedia show (not only for children!) and crossing an underground lake by little boat.
Outside the mine is a big and free parking for visitors. The entrance fee varies from 25 to 70 zloty, depending on the route and attractions you choose, including taking a ferry crossing through the underground lake. For those who crave for more adventure, there is also a special route, called The Old Mountains Expedition. From Krakow you can get to Bochnia by train or by bus. From the station you can walk to the mine (approx. 1 km) or use public transport in Bochnia, there is also a taxi stop in front of the station.
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