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Parque Minero de Almaden
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Almaden
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The visit of the Almaden Minining Park starts with surface mining facilities in the Visitor Center and continues through the old workshops and “San Aquilino” and “San Teodoro” shafts. Before the tour along the underground passages the visitors will visit the Mining Interpretation Centre, which will bring prior essential knowledge on the historical performance to the mining.The tour inside the mine is carried down the “San Teodoro” shaft to the 1st floor, 50 meters in depth, in a cage of mine. The walking tour is conducted by a real mine exploited in the XVI and XVII centuries, according to the real conditions of the mining practice: helmet, apparent lack of modern lighting, lighting support with individual lamps.The exit to surface is carried out by a carriage train enabled for public transport, following the visit to outdoor facilities, furnaces “Aludeles” from XVII century, “Carlos IV” gate, “Carros” gate with its paved road and “tejeras” furnace, then moving on to the Mercury museum where the visitors will find halls dedicated to the local geology and paleontology, interactive experiments in physics and chemistry of mercury, the history of this metal metallurgy and shipping to America.The visit will finish with the visitors coming back in electric passenger minibuses to the Visitor Centre, where they can get many souvenirs related to the visit and others catering facilities, toilets, information, etc.Almadén Mining Park includes major spanish properties inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List under the name of HERITAGE OF MERCURY. ALMADÉN AND IDRIJA
Reviewed September 16, 2012
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Reviewed May 7, 2012
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