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Salinas del Diamante: where the sky is reflected on earth

Las Salinas del Diamante, in Mendoza, are a unique phenomenon in the region. At 60 km from the city of San Rafael, they impact by its beauty.


The  Salinas del Diamante  are a unique case in the region. Located in the province of   Mendoza  , at a glance they look like a huge lagoon. But in reality it is an amazing open-pit  salt mine  where the sky is reflected on earth. Everyone who visits her comments that it is hard to believe what their eyes see.

They are on national route 144, in the district of El Nihuil, 60 km from the city of  San Rafael. The  Salinas del Diamante were declared a National Protected Area of the province given its particularity. While they are private property, the  Remaggi family, which has run the establishment since 1916, decided to open the doors to the public. There, you can see photos that reflect the passage of the history of this site. There is also a salt museum, where you can compare the different textures and colors of salts, depending on their place of origin.

About 1500 hectares of water mirror and 3000 of total area make the  Salinas del Diamante  a place you can not miss during your next visit to   Mendoza  .

Publication Date: 01/07/2019

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