Romania Turda – One of the largest salt mine in Europe – Active Travel Romania

October 18, 2011 · 0 comments

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Turda salt mine – one of the most important salt mines in Transylvania, one of the largest in Europe. Turda’s salt deposit was put into systematic operation of the deposit, by underground mining work, during the Roman conquest. The Salt Mine is mentioned in official documents from the middle of the 13th century, when the mine was offered to the Transylvanian Catholic Church leaders. In the Middle Ages, Turda was one of the biggest places of salt extraction in entire region

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