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Khewra Salt Mine

Khewra, Pakistan
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Second Biggest Salt Mine in the World

Situated forty five minutes from teh main motor way, this mine was first discovered by Alexander... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan

Amazing place. You have the option of a small train ride to take you inside the or you can walk. We... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Aneela A
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Khewra, Pakistan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Situated forty five minutes from teh main motor way, this mine was first discovered by Alexander the great's troops in 325BC.

Thank BillSommer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing place. You have the option of a small train ride to take you inside the or you can walk. We decided to walk but we would definitely take the train next time as we had children with us who were constantly asking 'are we...More

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Thank Aneela A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. I believe there are 17 levels to the mine. It's breathtaking. You start on the tour on a little train and there's a bit of walking but this is a place you shouldn't miss.There are some farm animals there too.

Thank Loraine T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a dirty place , no security , no first aid, Pakistani government doesn't known how to organize this place , I recommend prime minister of Pakistan to handover this place to any foreign company. Poor management .

Thank i C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Khewra salt mine is the best place for history lovers. There are many ancients things to study at the main entrance you will read the complete history of the khewra mine that from where the journey start and its quite interesting that you came to...More

Thank rahimworld
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I had read in text books about this place but never got the chance to visit. Went with family members and children. I suggest buy train/trolley ticket, it will reduce your walking time (2 km walking tunnel) to reach the place you start exploring. This...More

1  Thank Mughal134
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I wanted to visit this place since I was 10 last year finally I got the chance, my wife was also going there for the very first time. If you want to truly enjoy this place explore this on foot. You have to visit to...More

Thank Tamour T
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A great place to visit with your family and friends. Take an electric train of primitive design. A really marvelous piece of engineering, lighted tunnels, many miles long in over half a dozen layers within the mountain. Youcan taste the purest possible salt there. Take...More

1  Thank Azam-Pakistan
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Visited their on a college trip. It is a wonderful place to visit. Largest salt mines in the world. Going in there and seeing the work was a wonderful experience of my life.

Thank shaheryarjanjua
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Totally gobsmacked by the structure, the ingenuity and the massive scale on which nature is churning out millions of tons of this beautiful mineral salt. There is a surprise on every corner. Please do however seek out an experienced and knowledgeable guide as this will...More

Thank misbahkhan9
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Saulat S
22 April 2017|
Response from shaheryarjanjua | Reviewed this property |
It's a picnic spot and is open on Sunday as well and is open till 9AM–6PM daily.
26 January 2016|
Response from Mushtaq M | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are available on spot. No need to intimate in advance. Keep children school or college ID cards to get 50% discount.