Mineral Springs

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Mineral Springs information

admission M$20
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Lonely Planet review

At Hierve El Agua, 13km southeast of Mitla, bubbling mineral springs run into bathing pools with a dramatic cliff-top location and expansive panoramas. Hierve El Agua means ‘the Water Boils,’ but the mineral-laden water is actually cold. Water dribbling over the cliff edge for millennia has created mineral formations that look like huge frozen waterfalls. Altogether the pools here make for a unique bathing experience.