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Mina El Eden, Zacatecas

(4.7/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Just 10 minutes from the scenic city center, Mina El Eden, serves as one of the most important sites of the colonial history of the mining town. The mine operated from the late 16th century until 1960; then it was reopened as an attraction in 1975. Step back in time as a train takes you to the center of the underground mining site, where you can see where the gold and silver ore was extracted. You'll see an array of minerals in the museum. A nightclub now operates in the former grinding vault of the mine, which you can access by riding the small train 610 m (2,000 ft) underground. For Mina El Eden and beyond, use our Zacatecas vacation route planner to get the most from your Zacatecas vacation.
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  • I had the fortune to arrive at the time which starts the tour (10.00 am) and we had practically a personal tour. The place is very conditioned for the tourist vicit. I recommend it very much. And if the vicit is on a weekend it is better in the afternoon they have enabled an area such as disco and bar.
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  • The best of Zacatecas, is obligation to take the tour of the mine won't regret and worth, is very entertaining tour and goes very fast time.
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  • The guide makes entertaining super travel good explanation! I loved the place and travel on the train!
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  • Excellent place. My favorite in Zacatecas. The guides Know their stuff.
  • Be sure to ask when the English speaking tour starts. The stories are very interesting and the guide is very funny and knowledgable. I didn't get a chance to visit the mine at night when it turns into a bar, but I bet that it would be an unforgettable experience. I never found that silver nugget.
  • Great museum and bar!
  • Great underground tour
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