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The Wieliczka Salt Mines date from the 13th century and were mined up until the 20th. The salt mine is a popular day trip from Krakow. Not only do visitors to the mine learn about the history and significance of this mine, they also view unique sculptures made from salt, some originally fashioned by the miners who worked here.

The Wieliczka Salt Mine, just outside of Krakow, Poland. It continuously produced table salt from the 13th century until 2007.