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Address: Spanish Lagoon, Oranjestad, Aruba
Visit Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins like an insider
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$66*
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Discover Aruba Half-Day Tour

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You can go in the ruins and explore and take pics. Bring a camera because the location is pretty awesome. Read up a little on the history or go on a tour so you can hear more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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ringtown, pa
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

There is not much to see, there are rocks to climb around.you can only get there by car or tours. Very hot, sunny and dusty

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Not much to see. We noticed it on way back from seeing the natural bridge. Fun quick stop for the kids to climb around.

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ringtown, pa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

You can go in the ruins and explore and take pics. Bring a camera because the location is pretty awesome. Read up a little on the history or go on a tour so you can hear more about the history. Very cool

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Newnan
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179 reviews 179 reviews
36 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Very beautiful old ruin with a great view. Loved the van in front of the location with snacks and drinks. Basic but very beautiful

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Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Located in the middle of nowhere, we loved checking out the ruins and the ability to go inside and climb to the top. Lovely views when looking out toward the crashing waters. VERY hot and dry - it is the desert after all, but the constant wind made it bearable.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We rented a car to visit the island landmarks on our trip to Aruba. While we didn't have a guide it did allow us to take our time and do it on our pace. We also did some Geocaching nearby and found the cache too. It was a interesting and fun place to stop and imagine what it would have... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Pretty stop where you can climb the ruins. Pretty pictures through the open window frames with an ocean background.

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Indianapolis
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285 attraction reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stopped by on the way to the natural bridge. Not much there but interesting as it shows a different side of Aruba. Beach area there is very wild, no swimming. Worth a few minutes on your way though not a special trip. Would like to see more around it to explain the site.

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Palmer, Alaska
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stopped here for some photos. Climbed around the ruins for a little bit as well. Watch for rattlesnakes though. Easily accessible with our tiny rental car.

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Larchmont, New York
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

There is no infrastructure (no bathrooms, etc.) but this makes for a very nice photo stop as the stone building contrasts nicely with the bright blue ocean behind it. It's not going to blow you away, but if you're visiting the ostrich farm and/or natural bridge, it's well worth a 10 minute stop to bolster your photo album.

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