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About Salt Mine of Praid

The salt mine from Praid is the most visited salt mine from Romania, with over 200.000 visitors a year.

Salt bath

In Praid there is a salt water swimming pool. Besides the open air swimming pool, visitors may enjoy the benefic effect of the salt water spas, very helpful for rheuma treatment. The benefic effect of the salt bath may be felt on the whole body, healing, calming, physically and psychically relaxing, antiseptic and sterilizing. A single bath lasts for 10 minutes, up to 30 minutes, depending on the individual. The temperature of the salt water is of 36 degrees Celsius. A treatment consists of 10-14 warm baths without interruption. The salt baths function between the 1st of June and the 15th of October.


The underground treatment is based on breathing in the air in the mine, being very benefic for the treatment of the respiratory diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis and allergies. The lenght of a treatment is of 18 days.The underground treatment may be enjoyed at the "50" horizon, at 120 m depth from the surface.


The chapel inside the salt-mine attracts many visitors through its simplicity. The ecumenical services are held here regularly. It was consecrated in 1993.


The museum inside the salt-mine is one of the most attractive places for the visitors deciding to spend a few pleasant hours here. Rich in salt cristals, tools used in mining and salt transportation, and folk art objects, it attracts more and more visitors each year.


Your children will spend extremely pleasant moments in the salt-mine playground. There are numerous possibilities to play and combined with the benefic effect of the air, it provides a nice ambiance for everyone.

Contact and information:

Address: Praid, Harghita, Romania
Railway station: Praid

Opening hours:

Monday - Saturday: 8:00 - 20:00 (last entry 18:50)

The entrance is made at the next hour: 8.00, 8.30, 9.00, 9.30, 10.00, 10.30, 11.00, 11.20, 11.50, 12.20, 12.50, 13.20, 13.50, 14.20, 14.50, 15.20, 15.50, 16.20, 16.50, 17.20, 17.50, 18.20, 18.50

Leaving the mine: 11.10, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 13.00, 13.30, 14.00, 14.30, 15.00, 15.30, 16.00, 17.00, 17.30, 18.00 , 18.30, 19.00, 20.00

Sunday just hours: 8:00 to 18:50



Adults: 20 lei
Children, pupils and students: 12 lei
Children under 3 years are free of charge.

Plans (at least 5 days)

Adults: 10 lei/day
Children: 6 lei/day
Children under 3 years are free of charge.

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