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Feature broadcasted by regional television station CNC on the Almadén mines.
The Almadén Mines (Ciudad Real, Spain), declared World Heritage by UNESCO (RTVE).

The Almadén mines were added to the UNESCO's list of World Heritage. The Committee recognised their value as the largest mercury mines in the world, and as unique examples of exploitation of this metal throughout the centuries. In the same fashion, they highlighted that the mines preserve a rich material heritage, showing the different stages of scientific development applied to extract this mineral.
Almadén Mines, from the industrial past to the environmental and technological present.

The Almadén Mining Park, a before and after in the millennial history of the Mines. Video by EFEverde.
San Rafael Mining Hospital of Almadén and ruins of the Royal Slaves' Prison.

Feature broadcast on the 7 July in Ancha es Castilla-La Mancha on TVCM.
Feature on the Almadén Mining Park, broadcast on the CLMTV's programme Campo de Oportunidades.

The history of this area, which was declared World Heritage, begins with the greatest mercury deposit. We are going to tour the mining park. In the Interpretation Centre, they will explain the mine's exploitation techniques and different mining occupations. The Almadén Mines are the greatest deposit in the world. They have been in operation from Roman times up until a few years ago.
The Almadén Slaves.

Audio-visual with three simultaneous screens installed in the Almadén Mining Museum.

Original music and sound design: Francisco Cuadrado.
In search of World Heritage in Almadén. A Fondo programme on Antena 3 television.

José María García is an inspector for ICOMOS Spain and is in charge of revising reports so that UNESCO takes notice of certain pieces of heritage. At this time, the town has presented a candidacy so that its historic mines form part of the prestigious list of assets considered as World Heritage.
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    Almadén Mining Park.
    Cerco San Teodoro, s/n
    13400 Almadén (Ciudad Real), Spain

    Telephone: +34 926 26 50 02

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