Travelling around Poland is one of the best things, that we can do. Poland is one of the most beautiful countries. We have many monuments in many of our towns. However, one of the most popular town, that we all like to visit is Wieliczka. Why? Becaus in Wieliczka is one of the oldest Salt Mine in Poland. There is a legend, which is very popular in Poland and it tells us, how Wieliczka Sal Mine established.
The Legend, how Wieliczka Salt Mine establish
Not everybody know, how exacly Wieliczka Salt Mine established. So, we should know, that the legend, which is connected with establishment of Wieliczka Salt Mine, is one of the most beautiful polish legends.
Long time ago, Kinga, when she was travelling from Wojnicz to Krakow, asked to get rest. Befor she and her people will will commence again. On the rest you selected forest clearing. On it pitched a tent for Kinga, which mastered her fast and deep sleep. At that time there were underground shocks, could be heard rumbling and crackling, people and animals mastered fear, and on the edge of the clearing slipped to the ground. Awakening so Kinga, notifying her of an extraordinary event. She having recovered, she ordered the miners to set up the appropriate tools and make the excavation pit. At the command Wojciech Stampoczyca set up makeshift benches, sitting by Kinga could watch together with other results quickly running operation. At some point the blade of one of the miners encountered in the depths of the earth on solid rock. At a command error. Kingi using a winch pulled out a big lump of crystal salt. King told the lump hammers to smash. After breaking noted that in a block of salt was a ring of Bl. Kinga, thrown by it in Hungary to mine in Maramures Sziget. Then the King, along with the environment fell to her knees and thanked God for the great gift for the Polish and the way in which God made that Poland has been enriched with salt from Hungary.
So, if you really want to visit Wieliczka Salt Mine, you should do it as soon as it is possilble. Try best trips to Auschwitz, Wieliczka, Zakopane.