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Turda Salt Mine, ”THE COOLEST UNDERGROUND PLACE IN THE WORLD”

Turda Salt Mine, Romania

Roman occupation in Dacia, marks the beginning of a systematic exploitation of mining iron ore polymetallic gold, silver and salt in Transylvania.   The first document who speaks explicitly the existence at Turda salt mines is dated May 1, 1271, was issued by the Hungarian chancellery. By that act, capitle gave himself Transylvania “the salt mine […]

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