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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.
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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
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
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
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
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