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Gava Mines Archaeological Park

Carrer Jaume 1 s/n, 08850 Gava, Spain
+34 932 63 96 50
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Making prehistory come alive

After a bit of a stressful journey - do NOT trust Google maps for the location and avoid Tuesdays... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2016
MajorBrownEye
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Catalonia, Spain
Worth the detour

An excellent presentation of these unique Neolithic mines. The on site modules present sufficient... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2015
CalEsteve
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Gosol, Spain
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A very interesting site within a short distance of Barcelona city. Ancient mines of varicite (used in jewellery)worked back as far as 6000 years ago - before the Pyramids!
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Mar 24, 2016
“Making prehistory come alive”
May 10, 2015
“Worth the detour”
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Carrer Jaume 1 s/n, 08850 Gava, Spain
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

After a bit of a stressful journey - do NOT trust Google maps for the location and avoid Tuesdays before 2pm as it's market day and the streets are mayhem - we were absolutely wowed by this place. Interesting for me and my 9 year...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2015

An excellent presentation of these unique Neolithic mines. The on site modules present sufficient information without leaving the visitor saturated. Never underestimate how much effort goes into giving relatively simple explnations. Moving from module to module you never lose the sensation that you are in...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2015

How do you make a 6000 year old rough hewn hole in the ground interesting? Proof that that the designers of the exhibition have done something right comes in two forms: firstly the enthusiasm of the young school group ahead of us and secondly that...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

This attraction is new, spectacular, sleek, modern and dynamic, but it is also too fast and too shallow. Employing only a total time of one hour, you can watch impressive virtual recreations of the zone and its inhabitants 6,000 years ago, get a knowledge of...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

A short train ride from Barcelona you'll find these ancient mines where neolithic man quarried varicite, a semi precious green stone, 5000 and more years ago. You can see around the site, visit a mock up of a mine and there are audio visuals in...More

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