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Mina El Eden

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Address: Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
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+52 492 922 3002

This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of...

This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground nightclub.

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Fun day or night activity!

During the day they have tours of the mine which are so fun and at night they have a dance club!! We weren't able to go back for the club but it's on my bucket list for sure.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meghan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the day they have tours of the mine which are so fun and at night they have a dance club!! We weren't able to go back for the club but it's on my bucket list for sure.

Thank Meghan S
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two couples, and we all really enjoyed the tour. We very much appreciated the guide who spoke English for us!

Thank Beverly B
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is interesting the way mines worked in the 16th century. The rock museum is nice. The guided tour is very funny and entertained (not sure if there are in English).

Thank HEduardo
Mexico City, Mexico
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83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must-do if you are visiting Zacatecas. Very interesting to get to go into an underground mine. There are two entrances, both are within walking distance of the centro. I'd recommend going to the one by the Alameda because you get to enter via train whereas the other entrance is by elevator. The price is $100 MXN for... More 

Thank Exploring_this_world
Monterrey, Mexico
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going in the mine was a great experience, to feel how the thousands of workers felt during the many years when they explored it. Could be a bit claustrophobic for some people !

Thank Marcelomorga
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit when in Zacatecas, mandatory! Really interesting the history of the place, not to mention the architecture

Thank Carlos R
Austin, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Coming here was really cool because we went in by riding a train and then after looking at all the gem rocks that have been excavated from Mexico and also other rocks from around the world!

Thank David G
Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

When we arrived at the mine, a huge crowd had gathered. giving us some insight that the mines were going to be a good experience. Upon entrance, we were greeted with friendly hosts who made our small time in the place amazing. This happened because there were small trains that took us into the mines and they took time to... More 

Thank ArvindVidrohi
Howell, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Beautiful and well presented display of minerals inside the mine, one hour tour that is a most for visitors to Zacatecas.

Thank alfonsobacevedo
Elburn, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Mina El Eden is a fascinating place to go and see. It was great to see everything that is down there. My Spanish is not very strong but I was still able to understand some of the information and thought that what I did understand was very interesting. I can not say much about the tour guides because we went... More 

Thank Katie T

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