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Visit to the Giant Geode and the Rich Mine

Created with Sketch. Poligono S-AG2A, 33, 04640 Pulpí, Almería, Spain
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Duration

1.5 hours, Start: 10:30

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

English, Español

Overview

You will discover the place where the largest visited geode in the world is located, located in the Mira Rica del Pilar de Jaravía, Pulpí. This mine was one of the most mining districts important in Spain for its mineral wealth from 1840 until the Spanish Civil War. In it different minerals such as iron and lead have been extracted, as well as many others unique in this area. During this first phase of the visit you will be able to observe remains of these minerals that are still seen in the access galleries.
Walk the mine and 60 m deep you can enjoy the Giant Geode that it has dimensions of 8 meters in length and 2 meters in height covered by enormous gypsum crystals that have been formed over the years and have led to this
unique wonder in the world. A privileged place where you can go on a walk through history and observe one of the wonders of nature during which our guide will take you explaining the importance of the scope in the years of its exploitation, as well as the training of the Geode.
To finish if you want you can go to San Juan de los Terreros and visit the Castle, located 10 min by car from Pilar de Jaravía, which has a privileged location by the sea and the town, in addition it will be able to enjoy an exhibition on traditions and formation of the landscapes of the area. To access the entrance of the same it is only necessary to present your entry bonus. Enjoy this day with us.
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Included/Excluded

  • Entrance to the Geode.
  • Local guide during the visit to the Geode.
  • Entrance to the Castle of San Juan de the Terreros.

Durations

0 – 3 hours

Languages

English
Español

Start Time

10:30

Time

Morning (5am-12pm)

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Poligono S-AG2A, 33, 04640 Pulpí, Almería, Spain

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