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Ukraine: Solotvyno Salt Mine

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Ukraine, Economics & Business, Health, Travel

Ukraine List writes [1] about the Solotvyno Salt Mine, located near the Romanian border, home to the deepest speleotherapy facility in the world: “Speleotherapy in Solotvyno essentially uses the micro-climates in the underground salt mines to treat respiratory and lung ailments. […] Anywhere from three to five thousand people are treated every year at the facility, and there is often a waiting list to get treatment.”