LAS JUNTAS DE ABANGARES

LAS JUNTAS DE ABANGARES

It is a village located on the bank of the Río Abangares; it was an important gold mine in the XIX century and the beginning of the XX century.  5Km away is the Eco-museum of the Abangares mine, entry is 1.50 US$;  open from Tuesday to Friday from 7:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m, Saturday and Holidays 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m, exhibiting photos and models that illustrate the methods used in mining the area. The gardens have picnic areas and play areas as well as footpaths that take you to areas which display the old machinery that was once used; including traces of what was a railway.