Wieliczka`s Salt Mine

The history of Wieliczka`s Salt Mine is quite interesting as it stretches since ancient times. That is, in salt formations around the shaft 15 million years. What is this is mine, you may ask. Once inside, you can see a great band, the length of which is 10 kilometers and a width of 0.5 kilometers to 1.5 kilometers.

Wieliczkas Salt Mine 2

In the 14th century there was mined salt hands and transported as all manually. And in order to be able to raise the salt needed special shafts. In the 15th century, instead of the shafts were built gates, which at one time had to push people, and after the animals, or rather a horse. With this modernization, salt production became easier and more, respectively mines became deeper.

Wieliczkas Salt Mine 3

Now in a museum, which stands above the mine, you can see a large number of attributes, which was used for salt production. After some time, the right to have to produce the salt was used kopyam. Salt Mine is a multi-level gallery in which there is a huge space and sculpture, which were also made of salt. The depth of galleries could range from 57 meters to 198 meters.

Wieliczkas Salt Mine 4

Also here you can see the mill and the cathedral is very large, which was made from the same mineral that and everything else. What is most interesting is that of the salt produced, not only the floors and walls, but all there is, that is, this chandeliers and chairs, etc. In the 19th century, some people even began treatment with bath salt, and do it until now. They believe they are in that kind of thing does not constitute in themselves.

Wieliczkas Salt Mine 5

According to some experts, the salt has a feature that can treat diseases such as bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis and other equally serious diseases. I would like to believe that all the minerals that we are now present on the ground, have their own unique abilities and ready to cure everyone. Then there were the least losses. The Wieliczka`s mine is not only interesting but also informative.

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