The beautiful secret of the Psychedelic Salt Mines in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Updated: Aug 23, 2021

The Psychedelic Salt Mines in Russia is truly a natural wonder. It is one of the most renowned tourist destinations in Russia. It's colour and pattern simply astounds me. And when you read this post, You will surely love it too! Come on! Let's Dive in!


Trivia Time


The tunnels of the Salt Mine of Yekaterinburg are large, some reaching greater than 6.4 kilometres (4 miles) in length.


The Salt Mine of Yekaterinburg became more well known in 2014, after photographer Mikhail Mishainik revealed its beauty via his photographs.




About 650 feet below the Russian city Yekaterinburg and about 1,000 miles east lies of the beautiful mind-bending Psychedelic salt mine of Yekaterinburg. The unusual swirls are caused by layers of carnallite which can be yellow and white or even red and blue. The colours and patterns of the salt mine were created millions of years ago when a salty sea dried up, leaving lots of mineral deposits. Without a flashlight, the mine is completely dark and the air is filled with tiny particles of salt, giving one’s throat a permanent sense of being dried up.




How to get there?


To get to Yekaterinburg follow these steps and get there in no time! First you need to book a flight to Koltsovo Airport from wherever in the world you are.Next you need to take a taxi to Yekaterinburg. Then you will need to take a taxi again in order to get to the salt mine.


The Yekaterinburg Salt Mine is the place of a lifetime. And now I shall bid my farewell with a little quote for inspiration. Until next time, Adios!


The most beautiful places of the world will always be a challenge to visit.

- The founder of Daffodils










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