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A cool visit underground

So, the city of Chelm is not exactly the absolute tourist magnet but if you're already around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
leehuz
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Haifa, Israel
A great hour

It's a fun time to spend an hour underground and explore the history of the town. Great coach, Mr... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Marek P
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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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ul. Lubelska 55A, Chelm 22-100, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, the city of Chelm is not exactly the absolute tourist magnet but if you're already around these areas then the underground chalk mines are definitely on your short list of things to do in town. The story is a bit underwhelming: no ghosts of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leehuz
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

It's a fun time to spend an hour underground and explore the history of the town. Great coach, Mr. Marcin he makes a great atmosphere and is a funny guy. It would be even better if we got to see the ghost a bit more...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marek P
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Great place for children and adults! Time and money well spend. A bit claustrophobic, but worth the experience. And great guide!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alex007andra
Reviewed February 11, 2017

The visit itself was great. Local guides tell you everything about the city's history. The visit took about 1 hour and it's a little short to me. It was wonderful to past by the shaft of an old well, located up, at the main square....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AdrianLesiak96
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The chalk mines were very interesting to see and visit. There is a long history for Chelm having these mines and we found it unique. For the kids there is a chalk ghost, called "Beiluch" that appears during the tour and he is fun to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank wdziurzynski
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Harmless toure ,if you never being to underground Tunnels or if you have young kids with you go for it .otherwise give it a miss

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Tgrsc
Reviewed September 17, 2015

I like this place and I keep coming back. It is excellent to visit during the hot summer day as the temperature stays at an unchanged level of 9C. Great for children. Let's not forget about the highlight of every visit - the ghost -...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Lc1602
Reviewed August 29, 2015

The Chełm Chalk Tunnels are unique in Europe and even the world. Chełm is a small town, one of the oldest in the Lublin Region of Poland, in the east of the country. The chalk tunnels came into being as a result of the exploitation...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Zabka27
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

It's good for Sunday with friends or family perfect for kids. Polish or English. Take appropriate shoes. It's good to call before and make a reservation

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank ata a
Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is certainly a unique place: a hour spent in underground corridors cut in chalk that once formed a sort of a mine. You will learn a little about ancient mining and most probably meet a local ghost known as Bieluch. Dress properly, as the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Tomasz G
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