Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, Oranjestad

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#5 of 13 in Historic Sites in Aruba
On the northern coast stands Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, a remnant from the 19th century gold rush in Aruba. Strong winds from the Caribbean sea power the 1874 structure, and the crumbling mill is now a popular stop on local jeep tours navigating coastal dirt roads. The dramatic backdrop of sea and sand also make it a stunning spot to soak up the scenery on foot. Follow tradition by stacking local stones on the beach and making a wish. Put Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oranjestad travel route builder .
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  • The ruins of the mining settlement are interesting and provide some insight into a part of Aruba’s history that is little known. However, the best this place offers is the amazing natural scenery: des...  more »
  • Interesting ruin on a beautiful spot along the coast. Doing good.. nice view if you up climbs.
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  • A stop along the way on our ATV tour - good for photos also a food truck and a port-o-potty for a $1 that is pretty clean considering you are away from everything.  more »

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