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Minas de Corrales, Capital del Oro, Rivera

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#30 of 48 in Historic Sites in Uruguay
Ruin Tourist Spot
Minas de Corrales, Capital del Oro is located in Rivera. To visit Minas de Corrales, Capital del Oro on your trip to Rivera, use our Rivera itinerary maker.
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  • The first hydroelectric plant in South America. The site is remarkably well preserved. Worth the visit. Is also worth knowing the village which lies some 10 km after the historical ruins.
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  • Amazing, that is most widely, because it's beautiful and should visit him and hire a guide in Minas de Corrales
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  • beautiful place with the entire history of first construction of Latin america. account too as was estraido gold. ruins are fairly preserved, is worth a visit for those who like history.
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Where to stay in Rivera

Designed in a user-friendly grid system, the city of Rivera offers a decent set of accommodations. Next to the train station, convenient and simple hotels feature good rooms at mid-range prices, providing a viable option for those wishing to get out of town on occasion to explore the surrounding landscape. Northeast of the station, closer to the Uruguay-Brazil border, you'll find the more upmarket of Rivera's hotels--establishments boasting amenities like swimming pools, onsite restaurants, and casinos.
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31 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM URUGUAY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Brazil, Buenos Aires & Rivera BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Brazil, Buenos Aires & Rivera Department BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Uruguay & Brazil BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Rivera Department & Tacuarembo Department BY A USER FROM URUGUAY April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Rivera Department & Tacuarembo Department BY A USER FROM URUGUAY April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Rivera Department & Tacuarembo Department BY A USER FROM URUGUAY April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Brazil & Uruguay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Uruguay BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
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