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Las Médulas Roman mines

  • General view of Las Médulas mines. Carucedo ©Turespaña

    General view of Las Médulas mines. Carucedo ©Turespaña

  

Category

Architecture and civil engineering

Date

First century - Second century

Style

Roman
Zona vertiente noroeste de los Montes Aquilinos
24442 Carucedo
León, Castile-Leon
León

Telephone+34 619258355 - +34 987420708

Fax+34 987401954

Websitehttp://www.fundacionlasmedulas.info/

Ancient mines.

Open-cut mines dating from the Roman period. They have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Open-cut mine dating from the Roman period of Hispania.. It is in the district of Bierzo, in León, about 20 kms. from Ponferrada They are reached from the Orense-Carucedo road. A canal system brings the water from the Eria and Cabrera Rivers over 100 kilometres away. The landscape is a stunning red.

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Timetables

 

Oct 01 to Mar 31

Monday to Sunday

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

Apr 01 to Sep 30

Monday to Sunday

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Rates

 

General: €3

Reduced: €2

Children: Free admission

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