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Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland
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Wieliczka

This deposit of rock salt in Wieliczka-Bochnia has been mined since the 13th century. Spread over nine levels, it has 300 km of galleries with works of art, altars, and statues sculpted in the salt, making a fascinating pilgrimage into the past of a major industrial undertaking.

Place/country: Poland,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:45
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1978

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