The Cathedral of Salt

A giant Roman Catholic cathedral carved into a mountain Zipaquira disused salt mines in the vicinity of Bogota in Columbia has become a popular tourist attraction.

It took over 100 miners and sculptor four years to blow up, carve, smooth and carve out cliffs and build the massive underground cathedral. All the holy figures of the cathedral is the salt sculptures and the crucifix is carved right out of the rock wall.
Cathedral of Zipaquira, which is located five mil north of Bogota in Columbia, was completed in 1995 and cost the equivalent of SEK 57 million to build. It is 75 meters long and 18 meters high and it is said that it can accommodate 8,000 people.

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