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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

Those wishing to visit Bushiribana may choose to book their trip in Bushiribana, since visitors to this region of Aruba will have easy site access during their time there. If you'd like to stay somewhere within easy reach of this historical site, you'll find a good selection of hotel room choices in the vicinity.

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

Lively travelers may also be enchanted by the area because of the opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Historic site visitors also interested in golfing should look into the nearest course, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, you might want to head over to Andicuri, the most convenient beach to visit. Plus, multiple beach and golf options stand in the region. Visitors to this historic site are also near a few additional landmarks nearby. One of the most closest indoor attractions in the neighborhood of the historic site is Aruba Ostrich Adventures, which is just a short distance away.


Contact Information

Location: Bushiribana, Aruba


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