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Ngwenya Mine

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45min hike and look around the small museum (Monkeys in the distance)

After paying the guard at the gate (who would usually come in your car to give you a tour otherwise... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Glyn216
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London, United Kingdom
Nice scenery

Ngwenya Iron-ore mine is no longer functioning but is a location where iron has been mined since... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
thelonious22
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Ngwenya, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

After paying the guard at the gate (who would usually come in your car to give you a tour otherwise you are on your own), we drove 4mins to the museum, then another 1km to the parking area for our little hike to the top...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Ngwenya Iron-ore mine is no longer functioning but is a location where iron has been mined since 43,000 years ago. The visitor center has a small display on the history of mining in the area along with an old steam engine that was used to...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Once the biggest open pit iron mine in the world, everything has an end date. Small mine museum on site as well as guides to take you on a tour

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

This mine is the modern day site of the iron ore mining in Swaziland. The Ngwenya mountain had a large deposit of iron ore of which 2,8 million tons was mined and exported by a purpose built rail to Maputo (Lourenco Marques) and the by...More

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