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Wait Till You See What’s Below This Regular Looking Building In Poland

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A Secret Gem

Poland has a reputation for having some of the most beautiful architecture in Europe. Travelers come from around to world to visit the country and take in it’s rich history and medieval castles.

Right outside of Krakow, one of Poland’s biggest cities, there’s a little hidden secret. Located in the small mining town of Wieliczka, underneath a fairly ‘average’ looking building, lies the Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Since the 13th century, this mine has been used to produce table salt for most of Europe and the rest of the world. If you’ve ever seen a Polish cathedral, you’ll remember how they stand out against all other old world churches, being astonishingly ornate, and this mine is no exception. For centuries it has been revered as one of mankind’s most amazing constructions.

The coolest part? You’d barely notice it was there unless you knew where to look…

salt mine exterior

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Want to know what lies beneath?