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Disused gold mine, turned film set!

The Disused Gold Mine at Rodalquilar is a bit of a strange place. It was a thriving workplace... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Christine M
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Rushden, Northants
.take care andcheck your tyres! and brakes...!

a very nice trip to do...but difficult driving and dangerous on some places.A marvellous landscape... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Pamaspa
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Bruges, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Disused Gold Mine at Rodalquilar is a bit of a strange place. It was a thriving workplace until 1966 when it was mainly shut down, but it was worked more recently with new methods until 1990 ish, when it closed for good. Gold had...More

2  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stopped here on a round robin trip of Cabo de Gata - saw it on Google Earth as was curious - it's November - so well out of season so nothing open - Rodalquiler quite dead! Very spooky driving up & looking around the remains...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fascinating old gold ore processing facility, well worth a trip out. Plenty to see and plenty of information boards. Visitor centre in some of the old buildings. Mirador cliff top viewpoint nearby.

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

a very nice trip to do...but difficult driving and dangerous on some places.A marvellous landscape and vieuws.It is a so called route of the goldmines and of the cine.Here and there difficult to find your way ! It is signposted but you have to keep...More

1  Thank Pamaspa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We rode out by horseback. While facilities are sparse, it's worth the visit to see the area and the buildings. The architecture is also worth reviewing.

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Well, the mention of gold usually causes interest for some reason and whilst you won't see any gold, there are plenty of interesting and colourful mineral and rock formations exposed at the site. Essentially derelict, there are enough of the buildings and settling pools which...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We heard about the Rodalquilar Gold Mine by reading a small note in a guidebook, otherwise when driving in the In the Cabo de Gata in southern Spain, we would not have known it was there. A very interesting site that had some mining success...More

1  Thank jilltim
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Fantastic site to wander round and a good museum dedicated to it close by. But may need to keep young children close to hand as there are plenty of things to fall off or down.

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