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. Plan to visit Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Oranjestad attractions using our Oranjestad itinerary planner.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Interesting place, and structure. Not a whole lot to do but a nice little climb. Very scenic area close to the natural bridge. We stopped by on the ABC off road tour.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    This was one of our stops on our atv tour with Kini Kini tours. It was just amazing to see how it was built and the history behind it.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Construction in very different stones next to the natural bridges, in a single ride you know both places, many people go to 4 x 4 or motor tricycles but easily to go by car, the road despite down without pavement it is very good.
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