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Mina El Eden

Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 922 3002
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Nice, big and interesting

Here you really feel what it takes to be in the center of the Earth (or seems a lot like) really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cinthya Y
via mobile
Nice walk...

To get there is a bit of a hike, but the kids had fun, the tour lasts about an hour and there is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Juarez, Mex/El Paso, Tx
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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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Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 922 3002
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Here you really feel what it takes to be in the center of the Earth (or seems a lot like) really interesting the tour.

Thank Cinthya Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get there is a bit of a hike, but the kids had fun, the tour lasts about an hour and there is a nice shop inside and is not expensive... You can go inside with food and beverages that you can buy there including...More

Thank VictorH070
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must do if you're in the city. We wanted to go to the night club but didn't have time. The mine during the day is a great couples, friends or group family trip if you have kids!!

Thank alcalj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a taxi up to the Bufa, then walked back down. The walk is about 30 mins, a little hard on the knees but worth the experience.

Thank Mjasboz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mine itself is quite a unique experience. Yes, there are two entrances and the "train entrance" is definitely more exciting than the "elevator ride" entrance. Just be sure to go back the same way you went in to get to your car. Take exact...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit in Zacatecas. Tour guides are very friendly and patient with all visitors. Need to visit the nightclub next time.

Thank El_Pit_Bull72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a tour downtown that included sights downtown, Mina El Eden and Cerro de la Bufa. The guide was very friendly and made things really interesting. The Mine is a must visit! Includes a museum, a mini train ride, gift shop and tour inside...More

Thank Angelina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mina Eden...the old colonial city of Zacatecas dates back to 1548 when silver was discovered here. The oldest & largest mine was worked until the 1960's called Mina Eden. It's now a major tourist attraction in the city. The fossil, rock's & mineral's museum there...More

Thank RobVera
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I heard that the mine was a good place to visit so around 11am Sunday I walked up and virtually no queue! Perfect I paid my $100 and took a seat. The tour was in Spanish But the guide was kind enough to give me...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Once you get to the mine it's impressive the cart goes quite fast down in the middle of Mountain they si vive you a tour and time for you to take pictures and there is also some nights a week a club in it so...More

Thank midosg
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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
21 August 2015|
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Response from Bernardo A | Reviewed this property |
They do speek english.
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.