Romania’s Once Abandoned “Salina Turda” Salt Mine Has Been Transformed Into An Amusement Park

A secret is buried in Romania. For many years, decommissioned salt mines have been left abandoned, that was until a few creative people climbed down 400 feet into one of the mines and all they saw was potential.

Romania’s Salina Turda salt mine was once a great economic force, continuously producing table salt from the Middle Ages right up until 1932.

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The mine is no longer active, but thanks to some imaginative investors, you can still visit the site.

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It’s been transformed into an amusement park, complete with an underground lake where you can kayak.

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The experience is kind of like discovering an alien civilization buried below the surface.

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If kayaking’s not for you, there’s always ping pong…

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The park is even home to a full-size Ferris wheel!

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If that wasn’t enough, the park is also supposed to have lingering health benefits from the excess salt in the air.

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