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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Views are spectacular and the history is interesting. Commentary a bit political, but probably necessary.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JoDavis444
Reviewed January 20, 2019

This is a great place to visit. It can only be done on an organised tour which fills most of the day. I went with some friends on the VTS tour with Ali, our excellent guide. My full review is on the Trip Advisor page...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Even with only some 25% of the site still around, the site deserves its World Heritage Site designation. This was a classic company town situated on the side of hills in a very rugged part of the world in the early 1900's. As an active...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Sewell is a mining town full of history. This town is located at the Andes mountains, in the 6th region of Chile and is more than a hundred years old. It was built to make the life easier to the families who had a member...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Trinidad Maria G
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The town itself is very cool and the guides give you a very good a robust history of the town. It was expensive however and I didn’t really know if it was worth it for just a day trip there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Henry S
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Great Tour! A must-see!! Very Historical! Full Day with an awesome Lunch! VTS took excellent care of us! Thank you!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

I was transferred onto this tour as I had booked direct with the Sewell Fondacion and there weren't enough people. I was worried about VTS because of some of the earlier reviews, but the tour went way beyond my expectations, and Barbara, the guide, could...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank atraveller65
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Sewell takes you back in time to the first copper mine in Chile and the largest one in the world. And it is still operational. The scenery is jaw dropping. A must see sight a couple of hours away from Santiago

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank manuelaE3038WG
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Incredible visit of he biggest mine in activity in the world. Full day tour, starts at 8:30 in Santiago and back late afternoon.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Nick S
Reviewed December 17, 2016

This tour starts in Santiago where passengers are picked up for the long bus ride to the mine location. One hour later, we were joined by tour guide, Marco Ramirez, a former miner. As we entered the facility, we were transported into the past to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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You can book a tour with Fundación Sewell online