Take a deep breath — you’re on the bottom of the sea!

Once there, which is currently located Soledar city and Donetsk, splashing water shallow Permian sea. The hot sun dried it, and salt, which was dissolved by the water, sank to the ground with thick white waves. Over time, on top of it covered with a thick layer of earth, and now the development of salt Soledar located three hundred meters from the surface.

Since May 2007, there began to receive patients speleosanatory "Salt Symphony", for the recovery of patients suffering from diseases of the bronchopulmonary system (except cancer and tuberculosis), and diseases of the thyroid gland.

 

Underground department speleosanatorium "Salt Symphony" is located in a salt mine shaft № 1-3 BIS PA "Artemsol" at a depth of 288 meters. At the same time there can restore the health of 100 people between the ages of 6 and 60 years.

The main method of healing is speleoterapija, which has a positive effect in most cases.

Stay in the microclimate of the salt mine is one of the most effective, natural, drug-free way to rehabilitation. This is indicated by the numbers: Speleotherapy effectiveness in adults is 70-85%, 85-95% among children.

Situated on the surface of the 3-storey building in speleosanatorium Soledar is for living patients and escorts.

Today, to set foot on the bottom of an ancient sea, you must first go to the miner's cabin lift. He does not look very attractive, but is moving so slowly that the movement is not felt. Only gradually, as we move towards the center of the earth begins to lay the ears. Affects the pressure drop. When the cabin, all too smoothly, stops, you find yourself in the magical world of glittering

Once there, which is currently located Soledar city and Donetsk, splashing water shallow Permian sea. The hot sun dried it, and salt, which was dissolved by the water, sank to the ground with thick white waves. Over time, on top of it covered with a thick layer of earth, and now the development of salt Soledar located three hundred meters from the surface.

Since May 2007, there began to receive patients speleosanatory "Salt Symphony", for the recovery of patients suffering from diseases of the bronchopulmonary system (except cancer and tuberculosis), and diseases of the thyroid gland.

 

Underground department speleosanatorium "Salt Symphony" is located in a salt mine shaft № 1-3 BIS PA "Artemsol" at a depth of 288 meters. At the same time there can restore the health of 100 people between the ages of 6 and 60 years.

The main method of healing is speleoterapija, which has a positive effect in most cases.

Stay in the microclimate of the salt mine is one of the most effective, natural, drug-free way to rehabilitation. This is indicated by the numbers: Speleotherapy effectiveness in adults is 70-85%, 85-95% among children.

Situated on the surface of the 3-storey building in speleosanatorium Soledar is for living patients and escorts.

Today, to set foot on the bottom of an ancient sea, you must first go to the miner's cabin lift. He does not look very attractive, but is moving so slowly that the movement is not felt. Only gradually, as we move towards the center of the earth begins to lay the ears. Affects the pressure drop. When the cabin, all too smoothly, stops, you find yourself in the magical world of glittering

  • The salt mine in Soledari (24)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (24)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (23)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (23)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (22)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (22)

The first settlement was founded here in the seventeenth century. It was a settlement Bryantseva, which settled Cossacks Izyumske Regiment. About the salt deposits, which were built at home, then no one knew, and they were only found in 1877. Then drilled the first well, the depth of which was 292 meters. On behalf of the village she was named Bryantsevskaya. Through this hole, and geologists found that Soledar is at the bottom of an ancient sea, and the thickest layer of salt here is 39.5 meters.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (7)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (7)

Today, to set foot on the bottom of an ancient sea, you must first go to the miner's cabin lift. He does not look very attractive, but is moving so slowly that the movement is not felt. Only gradually, as we move towards the center of the earth begins to lay the ears. Affects the pressure drop. When the cabin, all too smoothly, stops, you find yourself in the magical world of glittering.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (27)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (27)

Stepping into the mine waste the number one and three (that's here today leads tourists), first think that he was in a marble hallway, carved in one big piece of rock. Only then you realize that it is a salt, and the charm of this only increases.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (19)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (19)

Over the years, many generations of miners have decorated the walls of salt mines various reliefs. Some of them were set up after the close workings, professional sculptors, but they both are dazzling. The reddish light long tunnels, is replaced by blue light halls and on the walls, one after another, frozen fairy gnomes and whimsical flowers, scenes, wearing a bright colored propaganda of the Soviet era and magical fantasy freestyle artists.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (16)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (16)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (14)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (24)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (23)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (23)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (22)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (22)

The first settlement was founded here in the seventeenth century. It was a settlement Bryantseva, which settled Cossacks Izyumske Regiment. About the salt deposits, which were built at home, then no one knew, and they were only found in 1877. Then drilled the first well, the depth of which was 292 meters. On behalf of the village she was named Bryantsevskaya. Through this hole, and geologists found that Soledar is at the bottom of an ancient sea, and the thickest layer of salt here is 39.5 meters.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (7)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (7)

Today, to set foot on the bottom of an ancient sea, you must first go to the miner's cabin lift. He does not look very attractive, but is moving so slowly that the movement is not felt. Only gradually, as we move towards the center of the earth begins to lay the ears. Affects the pressure drop. When the cabin, all too smoothly, stops, you find yourself in the magical world of glittering.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (27)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (27)

Stepping into the mine waste the number one and three (that's here today leads tourists), first think that he was in a marble hallway, carved in one big piece of rock. Only then you realize that it is a salt, and the charm of this only increases.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (19)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (19)

Over the years, many generations of miners have decorated the walls of salt mines various reliefs. Some of them were set up after the close workings, professional sculptors, but they both are dazzling. The reddish light long tunnels, is replaced by blue light halls and on the walls, one after another, frozen fairy gnomes and whimsical flowers, scenes, wearing a bright colored propaganda of the Soviet era and magical fantasy freestyle artists.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (16)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (16)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (14)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (14)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (15)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (15)

At one point on the smooth shiny surface of the coat of arms of the city can be seen Bahtuma since the seventeenth century was called Donetsk, and the other where the ceiling height is so great that even though the backlight, it is almost not visible, the walls, the entire height as the eye can see, as it tightened the screw. It seems that some kind of gigantic giant took them to his powerful hand and cranked out a few times on its axis. The spectacle of the majestic and a little frightening

  • The salt mine in Soledari (21)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (21)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (20)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (20)

It is here in the chamber 41 bis, in December 2003, set a world record for ballooning under the ground, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (21)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (20)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (20)

It is here in the chamber 41 bis, in December 2003, set a world record for ballooning under the ground, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (5)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (5)
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  • The salt mine in Soledari (4)
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  • The salt mine in Soledari (2)

No less striking sense of feel and elsewhere in the salt mines. The walls were covered with paintings of the church. Images of saints look at the visitors with a unique stone icons and peace in the soul resides, and peace.

And not far from here, and here under, operates a real church.

Church more than 100 years.
Even before the revolution, miners soledobytchiki before you go to the face and prayed in the church, so that the change was normal, with no accidents. Their work was dangerous, and no one knew whether they return home alive.
Until now, the walls are preserved carved back in those years rectangular niches that housed icons.

Then, with the advent of atheism, the site of the chapel had a stable (another no place).
Only a few years ago, an Orthodox church was reborn.
The local priest — of the Holy Transfiguration Church Father Constantine, down here, I realized that this is a holy place and there was a church.
This place is newly consecrated and services started here.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (5)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (3)
  • The salt mine in Soledar
    i (3)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (4)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (4)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (2)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (2)

No less striking sense of feel and elsewhere in the salt mines. The walls were covered with paintings of the church. Images of saints look at the visitors with a unique stone icons and peace in the soul resides, and peace.

And not far from here, and here under, operates a real church.

Church more than 100 years.
Even before the revolution, miners soledobytchiki before you go to the face and prayed in the church, so that the change was normal, with no accidents. Their work was dangerous, and no one knew whether they return home alive.
Until now, the walls are preserved carved back in those years rectangular niches that housed icons.

Then, with the advent of atheism, the site of the chapel had a stable (another no place).
Only a few years ago, an Orthodox church was reborn.
The local priest — of the Holy Transfiguration Church Father Constantine, down here, I realized that this is a holy place and there was a church.
This place is newly consecrated and services started here.

The underground church even crowned.
The priest lowered into the mine, along with the newlyweds and guests.
It is true, as mine — a company with a special mode, then the wedding in an underground temple must obtain permission from the Director General of the association.
You can imagine how beautiful it is: there is a wedding, but around like diamonds shimmer wall of crystal salt!

A few years ago, on Easter Soledar came Alla Pugacheva, to breathe in the mine, where the speleosanatory "Salt Symphony", healthy air, saturated otritsatelnozaryazhenymi salt ions. This is very useful in diseases of the lungs.
And of course, she visited this unique church, visited by the service. However, instead of a scarf wore a miner's helmet, as required by safety.

 

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  • The salt mine in Soledari (26)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (26)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (25)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (25)

In addition to the church, attention of tourists are attracted local museum. It is here, under the ground and it contains exhibits documenting the long history of salt mines. There is also picks the first miners, and the old trolley on which the salt is exported to the surface and the old miner's lamps. Of particular interest is a real car. At one time it brought the miners to the distant workings and how to guide explains — in the mine, he was let down in parts. On the surface of the car is completely disassembled, there descended on the elevator itself, which arrived here sightseers, and then collected. By the way the same method gets here and all the equipment, including the huge salt panning harvesters. Hearing this, the question immediately arises — but, as in this case, the horse went down into the mine, where the Bolsheviks were kept in a room of the church?

  • The salt mine in Soledari (13)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (26)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (25)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (25)

In addition to the church, attention of tourists are attracted local museum. It is here, under the ground and it contains exhibits documenting the long history of salt mines. There is also picks the first miners, and the old trolley on which the salt is exported to the surface and the old miner's lamps. Of particular interest is a real car. At one time it brought the miners to the distant workings and how to guide explains — in the mine, he was let down in parts. On the surface of the car is completely disassembled, there descended on the elevator itself, which arrived here sightseers, and then collected. By the way the same method gets here and all the equipment, including the huge salt panning harvesters. Hearing this, the question immediately arises — but, as in this case, the horse went down into the mine, where the Bolsheviks were kept in a room of the church?

  • The salt mine in Soledari (13)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (13)

Another local attraction — carved out of salt replica of palm trees "Mertsalova" — the symbol of the Donbass. She stands in a niche carved in the salt wall, and its leaves are shaded dark red color, which is the breed here.

In addition to the amazing beauty, the old mine has a few unique features. The fact that, as proved by scientists, sea salt is very close to the human blood by the composition of the minerals that are contained therein. She was treated with many diseases including asthma, pneumonia, various skin diseases, diseases of the thyroid gland. Even a short stay in the salt caves where the air is constantly float salt particles slightly larger than a micron, has a rejuvenating effect. It is said that women who have visited here, even smoothed part of facial wrinkles.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (8)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (8)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (10)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (10)

Not surprisingly, all these healing properties of people have tried to do something with. Today, the old mine works speleosanatory. Here, at a constant natural temperature +14-16 degrees and constant humidity of 60%, are treated the people who help other methods were powerless. Stayed Speleosanatorium especially useful for children.

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Besides healing properties, salt caves have another unique feature — the unique acoustics here. Several times there were concerts of symphonic music, and every time the leaders of the orchestra were in awe of how the product performed sounded here. First time played Donbass Symphony Orchestra under Kurt Schmitt. The concert featured soloist with the Vienna State Opera Victoria Lukyanets, and after the performance, the composer and conductor, Austrian nationality, said: "I'm just amazed! Notes flew up the arches of the cave, and then slowly, like a cloud descended! Throughout the world, there can be only 2-3 concert hall with a stunning acoustics. "

  • The salt mine in Soledari (28)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (28)

It should be noted that at first the word "mine" a lot of people scared and not all business people, artists and musicians want to go down deep into the earth, calling the idea "extreme festival." Organizers had to spend an excursion to the salt mines to guests and participants were personally convinced that, unlike coal, salt mines are safe. The salt itself keeps Lying formations, explosions and there are no …

— I am very worried, and my family, learning about the concert in a salt mine, dissuaded from this adventurous undertaking, — a "Day of" famous opera diva Victoria Lukyanets, the first Ukrainian celebrities worldwide that took part in the festival. — Realizing my fears, the organizers of the "Salt Symphony" invited the doctor-foniatora. They both went down into the mine, that he has drawn the conclusion: whether there singing. After all, this is a huge depth (288 meters), pressure, humidity, and pretty cool (constant t +14 degrees). I do not know how it will be with the acoustics. But after various measurements doctor not only gave "good" for the concert, but also ensured that the beneficial effect of salt on the vote. It turns out that in their long history of the mines' Artemsol "in Soledari none of the employee has not had asthma! I calmed down. We Donbass Symphony Orchestra performed classic hits to lift the mood of the public, who also initially itself is not a very comfortable feeling, being in a deep dungeon.

You know, when I first went down to the salt mine, she was struck by "room" (it seats up to 350 seats). All around the gray-gray color, and the impression that it's like a block of crystal or ice around you. And when the electricians did highlight, it felt like a fairy tale. I was shocked by the skill of the local sculptor who created the lumps of salt works of art. It was found that the salt amazing acoustics of the hall. It is very easy to breathe …

http://www.day.kiev.ua/ru/article/den-ukrainy/klassika-i-sol

  • The salt mine in Soledari (6)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (6)

Do not visit this unique place is just not possible. Of course, symphonic music concerts take place here every day, and it is unlikely you have to unload the tickets, but just go with a guided tour of the local corridors, breathe healthy air, and possibly take a ticket to the local speleological sanatorium, is unique.

  • The salt mine in Soledari (8)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (10)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (10)

Not surprisingly, all these healing properties of people have tried to do something with. Today, the old mine works speleosanatory. Here, at a constant natural temperature +14-16 degrees and constant humidity of 60%, are treated the people who help other methods were powerless. Stayed Speleosanatorium especially useful for children.

  • ????????????????
  • ???????????????????????????????

Besides healing properties, salt caves have another unique feature — the unique acoustics here. Several times there were concerts of symphonic music, and every time the leaders of the orchestra were in awe of how the product performed sounded here. First time played Donbass Symphony Orchestra under Kurt Schmitt. The concert featured soloist with the Vienna State Opera Victoria Lukyanets, and after the performance, the composer and conductor, Austrian nationality, said: "I'm just amazed! Notes flew up the arches of the cave, and then slowly, like a cloud descended! Throughout the world, there can be only 2-3 concert hall with a stunning acoustics. "

  • The salt mine in Soledari (28)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (28)

It should be noted that at first the word "mine" a lot of people scared and not all business people, artists and musicians want to go down deep into the earth, calling the idea "extreme festival." Organizers had to spend an excursion to the salt mines to guests and participants were personally convinced that, unlike coal, salt mines are safe. The salt itself keeps Lying formations, explosions and there are no …

— I am very worried, and my family, learning about the concert in a salt mine, dissuaded from this adventurous undertaking, — a "Day of" famous opera diva Victoria Lukyanets, the first Ukrainian celebrities worldwide that took part in the festival. — Realizing my fears, the organizers of the "Salt Symphony" invited the doctor-foniatora. They both went down into the mine, that he has drawn the conclusion: whether there singing. After all, this is a huge depth (288 meters), pressure, humidity, and pretty cool (constant t +14 degrees). I do not know how it will be with the acoustics. But after various measurements doctor not only gave "good" for the concert, but also ensured that the beneficial effect of salt on the vote. It turns out that in their long history of the mines' Artemsol "in Soledari none of the employee has not had asthma! I calmed down. We Donbass Symphony Orchestra performed classic hits to lift the mood of the public, who also initially itself is not a very comfortable feeling, being in a deep dungeon.

You know, when I first went down to the salt mine, she was struck by "room" (it seats up to 350 seats). All around the gray-gray color, and the impression that it's like a block of crystal or ice around you. And when the electricians did highlight, it felt like a fairy tale. I was shocked by the skill of the local sculptor who created the lumps of salt works of art. It was found that the salt amazing acoustics of the hall. It is very easy to breathe …

http://www.day.kiev.ua/ru/article/den-ukrainy/klassika-i-sol

  • The salt mine in Soledari (6)
  • The salt mine in Soledari (6)

Do not visit this unique place is just not possible. Of course, symphonic music concerts take place here every day, and it is unlikely you have to unload the tickets, but just go with a guided tour of the local corridors, breathe healthy air, and possibly take a ticket to the local speleological sanatorium, is unique.


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