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  700-year-old salt mine
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The Cracow Salt-Works Museum, the most important mining museum in Europe, is located in the original underground excavations of the 700-year-old salt mine in Wieliczka, which was placed in 1978 by UNESCO on the first List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. The Museum is centrally administered unit under the Ministry of Art and Culture.
'Wieliczka' Salt Mine is situated 10 kilometres to the east of Krakow, on the E 40 route. The Mine is accessible from Krakow Main Railway Station (Dworzec Glowny) by LUX-BUS minibuses.
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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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