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Pozos de Mineral

Guanajuato 38204, Mexico
+52 412 101 0883
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A little ghostly.......

The desert scenery is really very beautiful in this area and throw in the ruins and history of the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Darwin, Australia
Fascinating Ghost "Area"

Sprinkled over a fairly wide area accessed by some iffy roads (don't go during or after a heavy... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Houston, Texas
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Guanajuato 38204, Mexico
+52 412 101 0883
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

The desert scenery is really very beautiful in this area and throw in the ruins and history of the five Lords' mines and you have a really interesting place to visit. Great country for photographs. And after you have explored above the ground you can...More

1  Thank Serendipitous02
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Sprinkled over a fairly wide area accessed by some iffy roads (don't go during or after a heavy rain), this entire area is a fascinating microcosm of Mexican history from colonial times (Santa Brigida) to the 1900's. Some of the main sights are only open...More

2  Thank ramonjamon
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

An embarrassing tail of our trip from SMA to Pozos that may help you plan your visit. The Trip From Hell: We chose a taxi from the driver of cab 191 when he gave us a ride back to SMA from the botanical garden on...More

3  Thank Ted M
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed in a lovely home we found on VRBO and were very comfortable. The town is small and starting to develop more of an arts community. We loved hiking in the countryside and visiting the sites of old mines. The remains of the stone...More

1  Thank JoniG
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The place could be very cool, but unfortunately we used Cesar Nistal Gonzalez as our guide based on earlier TA reviews. He's a very nice man and a very good driver, but he is a driver, not a guide. We asked him if we'd miss...More

2  Thank suetravel
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Mineral de Pozos as this town is named is located like two hours away from Guanajuato City and hour away from San Miguel de Allende. It was founded in the XVI Century and until the early XX Century its surrounding mines provided important amounts of...More

4  Thank demiansolis
Reviewed 30 September 2015

nice small mexican town.however the attraction is where the mines are located close to town. you can see how they mined a long time to ago. you can pick really cool rocks and other mementos. hardly any tourists .then go into town and have something...More

1  Thank aloysius1028
Reviewed 13 May 2015

All 3 of us love mining towns and have traveled to hundreds all through the Western U.S. and I must say Pozos de Mineral did not let us down! The town has no "plastic" feel about it but so real and authentic. We spent 9...More

6  Thank MexicoTravelLover
Reviewed 3 February 2015

The city is small but very nice. We could visit 3 different mines and it was pretty awesome. You actually go down the mines with just a flashlights. Totally worth it

2  Thank Maelle87
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We booked a full day tour with Cesar Nistal Gonzalez based on other Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Cesar is bilingual and bicultural, having lived many years in the the US. He knew a 93 year old former miner whom we met and...More

5  Thank B T
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