Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt mines of Soledar city in Ukraine located 300 m below the sea level can be reached by a speedy elevator. Having left the elevator, one appears to be in a huge hall the walls of which are higher than 9-storey building. In 2003 the place got into the Guinness Book of World Records as the first underground area being examined by people flying with balloons.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Welcome to Soledar!

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The elevator.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

It looks like a cell descending into a cave.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

This is the only object made not of salt.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The walls, floor and ceiling of the room are made of salt which is very tasty.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Museum of Salt Industry.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The guests are crossing the bottom of an ancient sea.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The temperature in the mine is always constant (+16 degrees Celsius).

Salt Mines Of Soledar

This very mine is not functioning unlike the adjacent ones that produce many tones of salt.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The salt packs often seen in shops are produced right here.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Much salt is exported. This one will go to Armenia.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Packs used while exporting salt to different countries.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The word ‘Soledar’ is translated as ‘Giving Salt As A Gift’ from Russian.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The machine was used to drill an entrance to the mine. Miners who inhale the salt dust during the drilling develop different diseases and don’t stay alive for long. But those who come to the mines for excursions or just spend their time here improve their health a lot.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

A huge church is located inside the mines.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

You can also play football here if you want to.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Concerts take place very often here due to the wonderful acoustic properties of the place.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

The salt on the floor looks like sand on a beach.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

They say that every year a Christmas-tree is decorated here and the tree remains fresh for long due to the special antiseptic atmosphere.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

A cafe is also available.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

This is what the mine walls look like in shiny weather.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Entrance to the sanatorium.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Look through some other photos of the mines presented below.

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Salt Mines Of Soledar

Location: Soledar

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6 thoughts on “Salt Mines Of Soledar”

  1. Wow that’s a nice place,maybe they can do business with
    a great internet company,to store their serverpark…also.great conditions for it.

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