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Bochnia Salt Mine

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Huge deposits of rock salt mined since the 13th century, which today feature 300 kilometers of galleries filled with works of art and statues sculpted in salt.
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ul. Campi 15, Bochnia 32-700, Poland
+48 14 615 24 60
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This salt mine was in operation until 1990, and that is clearly visible. The expositions are not as flash as in Wieliczka, but it is a much more relaxed, intimate and positive experience. Our guide was a man who was passionate about the mine and...More

Thank Edith S
1248626, Specjalista ds. marketingu at Bochnia Salt Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit, greetings from Salt Mine Bochnia :)

Reviewed June 27, 2018

We enjoyed our visit a lot. It was our first tip to the Salt mine in Poland. We learned a bit about the history of Poland and the importance of the mines to the wealth building in the past. We enjoyed the mltimedia presentations and...More

1  Thank elinchen2016
Reviewed June 27, 2018

A great experience! That the mine has been converted into an attraction is innovative. Not only did we tour the various tunnels with their displays with the aid of very competent guides. But we stayed overnight in the mine. Fantastic facilities - contemporary conveniences -...More

Thank exessp
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

It's a great place to visit. The oldest mine in Poland, even older than more famous Wieliczka mine. Three different routes, underground boat trip optional. One can eat, play, sleep ca. 300m below ground. Ride with mine train is exceptional. During march weekend spot was...More

Thank Moloko2
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Great adventure with multimedia displays, train ride and ship cruise on salty river. 200 metres under ground walking along corridors carved in salt is really impressive.

1  Thank slupki2
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Less crowded (eventhough I visited during weekend), least known but in the same time less spectacular compared to Wieliczka. There are some unique things like the slide, train, boats which add value to it. The guide was ok however I would listen more historical facts...More

1  Thank Tivadar I
1248626, Specjalista ds. marketingu at Bochnia Salt Mine, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you for your feedback and very important tips for us. We will certainly consider the words about the historical message.

Reviewed October 27, 2017

I had seen this on a website so we made it a must do while visiting the area,our guide was very informative as we descended down to each level,the carvings are brilliant and if you are in the area I would recommend it

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Bochnia is very different from Wieliczka in a number of ways. Firstly it is much less busy and seems to not really be geared to tourists. e.g. no online booking. Secondly whereas Wieliczka stuns you with the sheer beauty of the chambers, Bochnia is more...More

1  Thank SleepyNeil
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Getting ticket was harder than it should have been - no online booking option, email reservation not accepted and phone reservation attempt unsuccessful. Even Sutoris salt mine hotel and tourist office could not sell us a ticket. But not giving up paid off. We walked...More

2  Thank ShakespearianOnRoute
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Great place, less crowded than Wieliczka. Wieliczka salt mine was like a huge supermarket during weekend, while in Bochnia I was under the ground with a group of 7 people. The contact with a guide was more private, intimate. It was more magical and vibrant....More

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1248626, Specjalista ds. marketingu at Bochnia Salt Mine, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are glad that you have visited our mine. Welcome again :)

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Luca F
August 20, 2018|
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Hi, you buy a ticket when you arrive, just be 15 minutes before the exit. I recommend visiting the website to check the hours.
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May 29, 2015|
Response from Viorica-Valeria_Wiki | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sure. Check e-podroznik.pl for finding the suitable bus according to your time and wishes :) Hope you find it helpful :)
April 10, 2015|
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Response from Majuszek | Reviewed this property |
Wieliczka is world known phenomena, I do recommend Bochnia though. It's much more intimate experience, less queueing and it's nice to see one day hot-spot before everyone else. They are modern, guides are very competent (I'm... More