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Mina El Eden

Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 922 3002
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Beautiful and unreal mine

Very nice experience, not a problem if you feel claustrophobic as you wont noticed. Lights inside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bettyvm
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Loved the crystal stores

I went there for the crystals not the tour. And it did not disappoint. Beautiful stones at great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FlavieDon
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Province of Malaga, Spain
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This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground nightclub.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“el eden” (9 reviews)
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Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice experience, not a problem if you feel claustrophobic as you wont noticed. Lights inside are really good to have a good view of the mine. All very safe to get into. Nice souvenirs at the end of the tour :)

Thank bettyvm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for the crystals not the tour. And it did not disappoint. Beautiful stones at great prices. If you are a stone lover, It’s a must. :)

Thank FlavieDon
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The mine is easy to walk to as it is in town. You are required to go on a guided tour, which begins with a fun little train ride. The tour lasts an hour and then you either leave via elevator to somewhere in the...More

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The El Edin mine tour is both interesting and unique but, given our limited Spanish, we missed much of what seemed to be a thorough description of conditions in the mine over its life. The trip starts with a rail car ride into the mine...More

Thank RonH28
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Not really worthwhile, most of the visit is about walking and listening. Try visiting museums at down town.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

If you plan on visiting the wonderful town of Zacatecas put this on your list of places to visit. We walked from the center of town up to the main entrance into the mine, we were given yellow hard hats and boarded a small train...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Due to the big background of mining in Zacatecas it was on my to do list and was the right choice. The guided tour is real helpful if you want also to know the background and all the facts about the mine. It is really...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

There were some interesting stories here and some fun things to see. There is not English translation so I hope you speak Spanish well.

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A must do in Zacatecas. Well worth the time. You will begin your adventure by getting prepared for your train ride into the mountain. You will have a guide to show you where to go. Once you are in the mountain you will observe a...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The history of the mine and all the legends about the mine are just exceptional , and when you get in the the mine and start walking inside the mine is just incredible we love it, and our tour guide Jorge he really knows Zacatecas...More

Thank Ricardo M
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Luis M
27 March 2017|
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Response from Queen J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I understand your question... If you mean the tour of the mine, you just show up at the lower entrance and pay at the ticket booth. Visitors are not allowed inside the mine unattended. But if you mean a tour... More
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skypuppy2015
21 August 2015|
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Response from Bernardo A | Reviewed this property |
They do speek english.
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Jackiemtz
5 July 2015|
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Response from ANATGARCIA | Reviewed this property |
In Mexico the legal age to enter a nightclub and drink is 18. You cannot go in if you are under 18. Regards.
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