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The Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes - Colorful Stalactites in Thüringen

In 1910, a long-forgotten mine dating back to the 16th century was discovered in Saalfeld in Thüringen. Inside was a fascinating world of stalactites and stalagmites. The caves, renamed the Fairy Grottos, are open to the public, and attract several hundred thousand visitors each year. We accompany a group of visitors as they tour Saalfeld’s underground kingdom.

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