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The site of a two former gold smelters built in 1825 by the Aruba Island Gold Mining Company, these ruins are a popular stop for visitors on there way to visit the Natural Bridge, and can't help but snap a few pictures of the unique rock formations.


Bushiribana is comprised of two towering stone boulders that are unusually shaped. Most tourists agree that this spot is beautiful, but not worth the trip alone.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Bushiribana if you plan on visiting Bushiribana, since visitors to this area of Aruba will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. There are a decent collection of hotels in the neighborhood surrounding this landmark.

Hotels near Bushiribana
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Cunucu Arubiano Lodge 2.1 mi. (7.0 km) SSE
Caribbean Palm Village Hotel 3.8 mi. (0.0 km) W
Aruba Harmony Apartments Hotel 3.8 mi. (1.8 km) WSW
Coconut Inn Hotel 4.1 mi. (0.5 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Active vacationers will also be attracted by the area because of the opportunities for outdoor activities. Tourists with an interest in trying out their aptitude on the green, can do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. Lazy days can also be filled with time at Andicuri, the most close-by beach. Also, an additional selection of golf and beach attractions stand in the neighborhood. Visitors will find themselves near a few additional attractions nearby. A popular option you might consider visiting close to the historic site is Aruba Ostrich Adventures, which you can find a short distance away.


Contact Information

Location: Bushiribana, Aruba


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