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Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins

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Fun Stop on the Back Side of the Island

Have been here many times... not much to see but a bunch of stones from the ruins... you can go inside though, take pictures, and just imagine what it was like years ago working... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have been here many times... not much to see but a bunch of stones from the ruins... you can go inside though, take pictures, and just imagine what it was like years ago working on the back side of the island... The trip to the back side of the island is worth a couple of hours...It is so unusual.... make... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We pass through these ruins as part of a safari tour with De Palm Tours. Just an old ruins, however it can be scenic and good picture opportunity. Not much to do in the area though.

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Thank Diego M
Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a bus tour of the island and stopped at all the historic sights. This is a very interesting sight with a lot of history. As always the beautiful blue ocean in the background

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Rugeley
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gold Mine Ruins, not much to see in the ruins, but the surrounding area is interesting, the new baby bridge is near by.

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Thank Brian G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The ruins were stunning, and the wishing stones on the beach that they overlook are just icing on the cake. Highly recommend!

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Louisville, ky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a gator to tour the other side of the ISland and this was one of the attractions you can visit. There isn't much there but the remainder of the walls but the view is amazing and there is a food truck if you are thirsty and want a bite to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This did not look like the American gold mines. It looks more like a bombed out building. Being so remote.

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Thank Freddie A
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok !! Bit of history. pile of ruins. No a lot to see. Not quite sure why it's an attraction. Suppose they got to fill your day up somehow.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing piece of history. You can easily navigate through the ruins if you are young and brave. We enjoyed this area.

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Akron, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

De Palm tours land rover tour. Very interesting, and our tour guide Angie, was terrific. My husband and I spent the day learning the history of the Gold Mill Ruins and many other places of interest on the Island.

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