In 1992, the mine was opened to the public and turned into a museum cum amusement park with bowling lanes, amphitheater, mini golf, a ferris wheel, spa and even an underground lake with boating facilities. The elevators that were once used to transport salt now ferries people around. Strategically installed lights accentuate the textured surface.
An Underground Theme Park in a Salt Mine weather.com. This Romanian amusement park used to be a salt mine. It is located 400 feet below ground.
One such place is an abandoned salt mine from 1932, which has now been converted into one of the world’s most epic amusement park complexes. We see it more and more, mines being converted into everything from hotels to amusement parks.
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. Once inside, you’ll find an amphitheater, a bowling
The salt mine has been renovated recently and transformed into an underground theme park and health center. It became a spectacular subterranean wonderland: over 2 million people have visited it …
Transylvania Amusement Park Buried Deep in a Salt Mine – Can You Dig It? Posted by Rachel S on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 For an interesting amusement park experience in the heart of Eastern Europe, check out Transylvania’s Salina Turda.
After operating as a mine since the Roman Empire times until 1932, the former Turda Salt Mine (or Salina Turda) closed down to reopen for tourists in 1992.