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Turda Salt Mine - The Coolest Underground Places In The World

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Turda salt mine is located in Turda County, Transylvania - Romania and it’s a historical mine being first mentioned in year 1075. In 1780 there were five ogival mines in Turda.

Salt exploitation in this mine was done until 1932 when it was stopped permanently, and in 1992 was transformed in a halotherapy center.

In 2009 the salt mine enter in a big rehabilitation and modernization program with the financial support of the European Union. After that has become a beautiful underworld for tourists.

Salt mine

The access tunnel leads to the main hall.

Tunnel in Turda salt mine

Here, in a beautiful world of salt can be seen a park wheel

Salt Mine in Romania

Sport places and an wood amphitheatre

Salt mine

Other main atractions for tourists are:

The crivac salt extraction machine

Salt Mine in Romania

Wooden bridge with an underground lake with boats

Romania Salt Mine

Old shaft

Salt mine

And many others lighted attractions. With a tripod and photo camera, the visit in this fascinating underworld of salt can be a beautiful way to remember and share one of The Coolest Underground Places In The World.

Salt mine

Photo credits: Andrei Stancu.

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May 09, 2016


Very nice composition and prospective!

April 23, 2016


Beautiful pics.

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