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Wieliczka Salt Mine

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"Just a short distance from Krakow lies a fascinating site you should visit - the Wieliczka Salt Mine. From ancient times until 2007, this mine produced table salt, making it one of the oldest operating salt mines in the world. Today, the mine is an official monument of Polish history. It welcomes visitors to explore its labyrinthine passages, admire the old technology, visit the underground lake and chapels, and see the statues that have been intricately carved from the salt rock."

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