O ´Trolley´ descendo a mina          The Trolley going down
   
The largest open-to-visit mine of gold in the world, the "Mina da Passagem" keeps secrets and mysteries that enchant everyone. A trolley drives us to the underground galleries, which reach 315 meters of lenght and 120 meters of depth and which between 17 to 20 Celsius degrees.
 
Visite em Minas Gerais a mais importante e antiga Mina de Ouro do Brasil
 
O ´Trolley´ subindo a mina           Trolley going up the mine Dentro da Mina           Inside the mine
   
The natural lake inside the mine impresses everyone who sees it. Since its foundation - in the beginning of the century XVIII - approximately 35 tons of gold have been extracted. Five minutes from Ouro Preto-MG, in the way to Mariana-MG, it is open-to-visit on mondays and tuesdays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, wednesdays to sundays, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.