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A short walk through the tunnels to a balcony with an interesting view

These galerias are tunnels in Las Medulas, once the largest gold mine in the roman empire. The... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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9 Oct 2017
“A short walk through the tunnels to a balcony with an interesting view”
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

These galerias are tunnels in Las Medulas, once the largest gold mine in the roman empire. The roman's developed a mining technique that used water to undermine the structure of the mountain. This technique was called ruina montium (wrecking of the mountains) and has resulted...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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