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Mina El Eden

Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 922 3002
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Great activity

We went there and the tour was awesome. So much history. Our tour guide was also great, very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Myrna E
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Lake Elsinore, California, United States
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Family trip

This was very interesting to visit. A lot of stuff to take in. Not sure if there is a English tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1Lupe
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San Antonio, Texas
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This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground nightclub.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
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+52 492 922 3002
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there and the tour was awesome. So much history. Our tour guide was also great, very hilarious. I do recommend it.

Thank Myrna E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was very interesting to visit. A lot of stuff to take in. Not sure if there is a English tour guide but our spoke Spanish and he was super funny. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as you will walk a lot. It's well...More

Thank 1Lupe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Here you really feel what it takes to be in the center of the Earth (or seems a lot like) really interesting the tour.

Thank Cinthya Y
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

To get there is a bit of a hike, but the kids had fun, the tour lasts about an hour and there is a nice shop inside and is not expensive... You can go inside with food and beverages that you can buy there including...More

Thank VictorH070
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Definitely a must do if you're in the city. We wanted to go to the night club but didn't have time. The mine during the day is a great couples, friends or group family trip if you have kids!!

Thank alcalj
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We took a taxi up to the Bufa, then walked back down. The walk is about 30 mins, a little hard on the knees but worth the experience.

Thank Mjasboz
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The mine itself is quite a unique experience. Yes, there are two entrances and the "train entrance" is definitely more exciting than the "elevator ride" entrance. Just be sure to go back the same way you went in to get to your car. Take exact...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit in Zacatecas. Tour guides are very friendly and patient with all visitors. Need to visit the nightclub next time.

Thank El_Pit_Bull72
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We bought a tour downtown that included sights downtown, Mina El Eden and Cerro de la Bufa. The guide was very friendly and made things really interesting. The Mine is a must visit! Includes a museum, a mini train ride, gift shop and tour inside...More

Thank Angelina N
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Mina Eden...the old colonial city of Zacatecas dates back to 1548 when silver was discovered here. The oldest & largest mine was worked until the 1960's called Mina Eden. It's now a major tourist attraction in the city. The fossil, rock's & mineral's museum there...More

Thank RobVera
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Luis M
27 March 2017|
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Response from Queen J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I understand your question... If you mean the tour of the mine, you just show up at the lower entrance and pay at the ticket booth. Visitors are not allowed inside the mine unattended. But if you mean a tour... More
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skypuppy2015
21 August 2015|
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Response from Bernardo A | Reviewed this property |
They do speek english.
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Jackiemtz
5 July 2015|
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Response from ANATGARCIA | Reviewed this property |
In Mexico the legal age to enter a nightclub and drink is 18. You cannot go in if you are under 18. Regards.
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