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Zona vertiente noroeste de los Montes Aquilinos
24442  Carucedo, León  (Castile-Leon)
http://www.turismoleon.org/turismo/las-medulas.php
Tel.:+34 987420708
Tel.:+34 619258355
Fax.:+34 987420708

Lokalisatie

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    Werelderfgoed, door de UNESCO afgegeven certificering.


Beschrijving

An old working mine.

An open-air working mine dating from the Roman period. A World Heritage site.

It is an open-air working mine that dates from the Roman-Hispanic period. Located in the Bierzo (León) region at some 20 km. from Ponferrada. To get there, take the road to Orense until you reach Carucedo. The water was brought by a system of canals from the Eria and Cabrera rivers more than 100 km. away. The reddish landscape is awesome and was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1997.

  • Bouw: Civil engineering
  • Artistieke periode: Classical-Roman
  • Historische periode: Romanisation (A.D.)
  • Omgeving: Romanesque monastery of Carracedo.

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