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Salzwelten, Hallstatt

Learn about the history and the importance of the world's oldest seasoning at Salzwelten. Take a guided tour through the largest active salt mine in Austria. Embark on a mysterious journey through earth's history. Walk through endless tunnels along the shimmering walls of colored rock salt. Stop at the Chamber of Inner Light and the Chapel of St. Barbara. You can slide down into the heart of the mountain on two miners' slides directly to the underground salt lake. Experience the widely used mineral with all your senses. Remember to wear sturdy shoes and dress warmly. Put Salzwelten into our Hallstatt itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hallstatt.
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  • The only downside to this attraction is that there really isn’t much to see of the mine. It’s not like a cave where there are interesting natural rock formations. So the operators compensate with...  more »
  • This os the main attraction of this very ikd town. The old mines of the Imperial Austria are still active but there is a part of it that was entirely prepared for the visitor of all ages. Wonderful...  more »

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