Salina Turda

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Rudolf hall is 80 m (260 ft) long, 50 m (160 ft) wide and 40 m (130 ft) high.[1]

Salina Turda is a salt mine situated in Turda, Transylvania, Romania. Between opening in 1992 and today, Salina Turda has been visited by about 2 million Romanian and foreign tourists.[2]

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Salt was first extracted here during the antiquity and the mine continuously produced table salt from the Middle Ages (the mine being first mentioned in 1075) to the early 20th century (1932).

Since 1992, Salina Turda has been a halotherapy center and a popular tourist attraction.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atractii turistice, Salina Turda" (in Romanian). Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
  2. ^ "Salina Turda este lăudată de site-ul Institutului Smithsonian: "Este un motiv în plus pentru a vizita România"". Știrile PRO TV. 26 March 2014. 

Coordinates: 46°35′16″N 23°47′15″E / 46.5877084°N 23.7873963°E / 46.5877084; 23.7873963