ADVENTURE/ Discover the World Underground

Mysterious, fascinating, even scary – a number of remarkable places can be found underground. Discover the complexes in Turkey, Polish Salt Cathedral or even a whole underground town in southern Australia.


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Remarkable Underground Hotels around the World

Tourism Review News Desk

There are many things that make up a good hotel but why not try something a little different, with a hotel that is located underground? There are underground hotels all around the world and if you choose to stay in one of these unique yet cozy buildings, it will be a trip to remember. La Clausto - Airolo, Switzerland This unique underground accommodation has lots of interesting history behind it. This hotel was originally a military fort inside St. Gotthard Mountain. The accommodation is act...

Exploring the Strange Underground Town of Coober Pedy

Alec Hills

The dusty outback of Australia is a location that intrigues many visitors and provides inspiration for many films. Coober Pedy in particular stands out because of its striking landscape and conditions, and will be familiar to many that have watched "Mad Max" or "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". However, it may surprise people to learn that this strange little town – set 846 km north of Adelaide – is a thriving tourist spot with plenty to offer. There are the usual tourist traps and standard Aust...

Derinkuyu – Large and Impressive

Larry Brain

Of the many underground cities in the extensive area of Cappadocia in Turkey, the Derinkuyu underground city has stood out as the biggest and deepest with its massive floors and depth which exceeds 70 meters. According to many visitors it is one of the wonders of the ancient Cappadocia. Derinkuyu, the largest excavated underground city in Turkey, is one of the few underground complexes which are open to public, although only about half of the city is accessible to tourists. Other cities are c...

Poland: Salt Cathedral Invites for Fascinating Tour

Vanderlei J. Pollack

Located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, the Salt Cathedral is in a 13th century mine that produced table salt continuously until 1996 when it ceased in operation. Іt is also known as the Wieliczka Salt Mine and is among the oldest salt mines in the world. For safety reasons, only about one percent of the mine is open to visitors, that is actually more than four kilometers in length. The Salt Cathedral, carved by the miners, has been under the management of the Zupy Krakowskie Sal...