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Address: Durango, Mexico

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Terrific experience in the Desert, Old Mine

Located en route to Mapimi Durango, there is a small cabin where you pay your entry fee. Once you reach the stone road, the experience begins. The mining town is located up and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Akenathon
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Monterrey
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Monterrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Located en route to Mapimi Durango, there is a small cabin where you pay your entry fee. Once you reach the stone road, the experience begins. The mining town is located up and in the middle of a mountanous ridge, so riding the steep store road is a great sighseeing experience. Once you reach, to the abandoned ghost mining town,... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This bridge is unbelievable. "The Ojuela Bridge or the Mapimi Bridge (Puente de Ojuela, Spanish name) is a suspension bridge located in Mapimí, in the Mexican state of Durango, at the site of the Ojuela Mine. The Ojuela Bridge was built by the firm of John A. Roebling Sons Company, New York. Completed in 1898 the bridge was restored as... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My trip to Ojuela brigde and Mapimi was one of the most memorable trips in Mexico. It wasn't easy to get there independently but it was well worth it. Hotels are hard to find in Mapimi. You have to ask people around because there aren't any hotel signs and hardly any tourists stay in Mapimi. But if you do have... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I was looking forward to seeing this bridge that Tripadvisor has located near Durango. It is actually close to Torreon, a good 150 miles from the city of Durango.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

A ghost town with a lot of history, it is amazing the history here and the tallest/longest walking suspension bridge maybe in the world. The Tours inside the mine are amazing. a must see if you are in the area...

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