Salina Turda, located in Turda, Romania, is home to an underground theme park that’s nestled inside one of the oldest salt mines in the world. Salina Turda from above Flickr/Cristian BortesSalina Turda is around 400-feet deep. The salt mine, which …
Turda Salt Mine director, Simona Baciu said that the visitor is awarded for the second time in saline and pledged to use the subscription received.
“For the first time since the reopening of Turda Salt Mine in 2010 following the modernization of European funds, we reached half a million tourists a year. 500,000th tourist registration took place on Sunday, which is Dan Răzvan Hudea in Bazna, who accompanied a group of German-speaking tourists. Blessed visitor was honored with a cake and a nominal lifetime subscription to Salina Turda for two and has got some souvenirs. He said it’s the second time visiting Salina Turda and pledged to use the subscription received, “said Baciu.
Under its leadership Turda Salt estimate that it will record only the 500,000th tourist in early December 2015.
“The tourist number 500,000 is a symbolic moment for us, the soul. This moment matters and terms of managerial performance. As long as the events we organize concerts, we make the world come to saline, to appreciate, and I refer to my holiday and those from abroad, “said the director of Turda Salt Mine.
Salina Turda salt exploitation dates back to Roman times.
Salina was closed in 1932 and reopened to the public and for patients with respiratory disease in 1992.
Between 2008 – 2010 it was modernized with an investment of almost six million euros from European funds and opened in January 2010 in the presence of then Prime Minister Emil Boc and Minister of Tourism Elena Udrea then.
Since opening in 1992 until now, Salina Turda has been accessed nearly three million Romanian and foreign tourists.
Română: Salina Turda (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dug in the Middle Ages for medicinal salt mining, Turda salt mine was converted, using ingenious engineering solutions in a theme amusement park. In an extensive article about salt in Cluj county, British journalists write that if hundreds of years ago miners descended to 120 …