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Practical info, what to do and see at the Salina Turda, the Transylvanian mines

An extraordinary and somewhat suggestive journey into an underworld ... in Transylvania.
Do not expect vampires and bats but an incredible mine, from the 2010, historical monument of Romania's national cultural heritage. Not far from Cluj Napoca

A journey through paths and underground paths, hidden from the human eye. Mining is waiting for you, and an ancient winch with which, in the nineteenth century, salt was extracted.
The current aspect is due to recent modernization operations. Today, the Salina Turda, is a mining museum, a halotherapy tourist center and amusement park!

Furthermore, Romania is confirmed as one of the favorite locations of directors and screenwriters. Also the Salina Turda has not been exempt, hosting, in the 2014, the filming of the "Nameless" Thriller



La Salina Turda is located along the DN1 road, less than 40 kilometers from Cluj Napoca. The latter is served byAvram Iancu International Airport, the second most important in all of Romania.

You can arrive by car. renting your car directly at the airport, or from the center. Typically, you should spend about 40 minutes to get to your destination.

Turda Salt Mine


Salina Turda is open every day, from Monday to Sunday, from 09: 00 to 17: 00.
Admission ticket 30LEI Per adult and 15LEI reduced for children and students. Does not include access to individual attractions need to purchase a special ticket. Free for children under the age of 3.

Here, below, the prices of some of the main attractions:
Ferris wheel, 5LEI per person.
20 minutes of Minigolf or Bowling, 8LEI.
20 minutes of boat ride on the lake, 15LEI.


In the Crivac Chamber is housed an ancient instrument of the nineteenth century, with which the salt rocks were raised. Difficult to find similar in Europe. It is in its original position.

A striking glass elevator, offers a fantastic view of the Rudolf Mine, one of the most spectacular places in the Salina Turda. Here, you will also find the Park with adjoining Ferris Wheel, minigolf and, even, dock for boats on the salt lake!

In order not to miss anything, there is also an underground lake with stalactites.

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