Anthony's Main Road
Anthony's Main Road was excavated in 1500 and is Europe's oldest preserved entrance to the mine. Today, visitors can embark on a journey into the underground realm of the world's second-largest mercury mine.
The guide takes you through the underground world to hidden corners with precious cinnabar ore and drops of native mercury, and to a unique underground chapel. Come and experience 240 million years of geological past.
Audio guidance: SLO-ENG-ITA-GER-FRA-CRO-ESP-NED-POL-CZE-RUS-HUN-HEB
Tours conducted in: SLO-ENG-ITA
When buying a combined ticket (Anthiny's Main Road + Hg Smelting plant): 21.00 EUR.
Individuals, families, groups, school groups.
1 hour in 30 minutes.
1200 meters. The lowest point is 96 meters below the surface or 22 meters below the level of Anthony's Main Road.
Visitors get protective overcoats and helmets. We recomend suitable footwear. The temperature in the mine is aroud 13 ° C.
Children under the age of three are not allowed in the tourist mine.
Anthony's Main Road - Tour schedule
1. January - CLOSED
1. november - CLOSED
25. December - CLOSED
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