Salina Turda is a salt mine located in Durgău-Valea Sărată area of Turda, second largest city in Cluj County, Romania. Since its opening in 1992, Salina Turda has been visited by about 2 million Romanian and foreign tourists. Salina Turda was ranked by Business Insider as the most beautiful underground place in the World. Likewise, Salina Turda is ranked 22 among the most spectacular tourist destinations in the world.
Salt was first extracted here during the antiquity and the mine continuously produced table salt from the Middle Ages (the mine being first mentioned in 1075) to the early 20th century (1932). Since 1992, Salina Turda has been a halotherapy center and a popular tourist attraction. In 2008, the salt mine enters a broad process of modernization and improvement within the pale of program PHARE 2005 ESC large regional/local infrastructure, worth 6 million euros, being rendered to the tourist circuit starting with January 2010.