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Unirea Salt Mine: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice place very cool. clean and clear air. good access and facility. not fair from Bucarest close to the city Slanic.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alessandra d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did park the car on the paid parking lot (gps 45.234739, 25.940385) and walked to the ticket office. We needed to wait 15 minutes before the shuttle bus did leave to the entrance of the tunnels 1km south (gps 45.226548, 25.937597). A long ride...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 341JanT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a quite unusual and spooky going down into the mine, 208 meters from bottom to the top of the hill! Exploration of the salt started in 1938! Air is very good for breathing problems by the effects of salt. There is a small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OOO609
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

Initially I was underwhelmed at the dirty presentation Of the salt mine on the surface with rubbish strewn everywhere and a total lack of basic facilities. There is a six stall portacabin with the dirtiest toilets I have seen outside Africa. I felt extremely sorry...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 373RESQ
Reviewed 5 August 2019 via mobile

I visited the mine with some friends on a Sunday, we arriaved around 1pm and the queue was around 300 400 people long. We waited more than 2 hours to get in but once we arrieved in the mine... It was very impressive! It is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vlad C
Reviewed 4 August 2019

I will never ever go again here! The organization is HORRIBLE! First you must stay in line 2 hours to be able to get tickets. We stated because we drove 2 hours just to visit the Slanic Prahova Salin (Unirea). Than a mini bus takes...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank DanielaGrosu
Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

An interesting place to visit not only because of its huge size and beauty, but also for its health benefits. Unfortunately the elevator does not work and the access was through the tunnel with mini buses that seriously pollute and that can change the look...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dvirginica
Reviewed 31 July 2019

Its relative proximity to Bucharest made it a desirable day trip...Parking was OK as well as Ticket prices very affordable...The transport provided was adequate and the Site itself was magnificent, although an American Company would've probably turned it into a hugely bigger touristic attraction !

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GURMANDUL
Reviewed 29 June 2019 via mobile

The salt is unique in its own way, it was mostly exploited during the communist regime. The entrace to the salt mine is done by tourist bus (when I was younger it was done by elevator - now broken). It's especially good for kids and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dianabJ6111PM
Reviewed 9 May 2019

impresive mine, poor activities to spend time..it only needs creative minds to develop some interesting activies down there in the salt mine and good marketing agency to promote that place and this changes easily this poor place into an attraction

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank diana c
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bindinimki
4 May 2019|
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Response from OctavP | Reviewed this property |
Monday and Tuesday the mine is closed. Visiting hours are 9-16 In the summer. Entrance fee is around 22 lei (4.50 euro). It is chilly all year round so bring a jacket.
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ashish m
19 March 2017|
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Response from oana c | Reviewed this property |
Hello, No is not true. The place is save.
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damedesu11 T
26 September 2016|
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Response from OctavP | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I visited the salt mine when she was 6 month pregnant, no problems at all. But then again, back then the elevator was in service, not the stupid minibuses that defeat the purpose of the salt mine by their diesel... More
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