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Mina El Eden

Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
+52 492 922 3002
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Fascinating part of Zacatecas history

The mine is very well done. We were lucky to have a very knowledgeable English-speaking guide, who... read more

Reviewed yesterday
aconstanttraveler133
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McLean, Virginia
Exciting

I had 0 interest in going thru a mine but it was really great. I wish i had gone to the Saturday... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RobertaYRoberto
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This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground nightclub.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (10 reviews)
“rock museum” (8 reviews)
“el eden” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
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+52 492 922 3002
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"interesting place"
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"worthwhile tour"
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Reviewed yesterday

The mine is very well done. We were lucky to have a very knowledgeable English-speaking guide, who is there every day except Tuesday. You ride through the tunnels on a train, then do about a 20 minute walking tour through all the different veins and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had 0 interest in going thru a mine but it was really great. I wish i had gone to the Saturday night fest when there is live music. It must be just amazing. Check it out first thing when u get here so maybe...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived just after the mine opened and found myself on a tour with just one other person. Our guide was excellent and presented information in both Spanish and English. While the mine is very interesting and well presented the museum of mineral samples from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit the edén’s mine. Its very interesting, they have really good guides. Outside you can buy geodes.

Thank ana240158
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The place itself and the experience is worth it. Kids were amazed about getting inside an old mine, this tour was rich in centuries of history, and it´s early history (slaves, dangerous conditions, sweltering temperatures) is unnerving. At the end of the tour you can...More

Thank Juan Carlos S
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience we loved it. Very nice guide. Very well kept attraction. Very well organized. Strongly recommended.

Thank EnriqueCN
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

You wait for the train and are carried into the mine. You get off and are alone in the dark with an overload of mineral stones on display and a store. Everything explained in Spanish only. The Spanish speaking guide lets you alone. Later he...More

Thank Wolf D K
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

You take a train into the mine. My friends spoke mostly English so they had a hard time understanding the presentations, but we loved it. Interest information and picture opportunities.

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This was one of the few places we went where not knowing the language was a real barrier. We could tell our guide had wonderful stories and was very interesting and funny by watching the reaction of the rest of our group, but he knew...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Fun and fast train ride. Great for goofy pictures. Tour guides know English. Our guide forgot we didn’t speak Spanish but gave us a private repeat tour on the way back. Very courteous and friendly. Told us to come back for the disco at night...More

Thank BJoyous
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Luis M
27 March 2017|
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Response from Queen J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I understand your question... If you mean the tour of the mine, you just show up at the lower entrance and pay at the ticket booth. Visitors are not allowed inside the mine unattended. But if you mean a tour... More
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skypuppy2015
21 August 2015|
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Response from Bernardo A | Reviewed this property |
They do speek english.
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Jackiemtz
5 July 2015|
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Response from ANATGARCIA | Reviewed this property |
In Mexico the legal age to enter a nightclub and drink is 18. You cannot go in if you are under 18. Regards.
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