The State Of Guanajuato

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The State Of Guanajuato
Explore unparalleled cultural and traditional heritage, and having a great relevance within the history of Mexico! The State of Guanajuato is one of the main tourist destinations in the whole country, featuring world famous treasure towns such as San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo and Guanajuato, our state capital. Don’t miss the experience of discovering a whole new world of adventures in our colonial towns, amazing cuisine and breathtaking landscapes:
Guanajuato City, State Capital
Guanajuato City, State Capital

State Capital and main tourist attraction, Guanajuato is renowned as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

With amazing colonial architecture of Spanish heritage, Guanajuato is full of callejuelas (little alleys) historical sites, ancient Churches and countless museums and cultural attractions.

Home world famous places as:
Leon City
Leon City

Renowned as the Shoe Capital of the World, Leon is a great place to get all kinds of leather goods. From luxury shoes and boots, to jackets, hats and purses, Leon has great deals and unparalleled craftsmanship. Leon is one of Mexico´s most important business destinations. Experts in World Class Events, Fairs and Conventions, Leon is home of the world famous FIG.

Don’t Miss:
San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende

A colonial town, renowned as a National Monument and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With unique cobbled streets, San Miguel is surrounded by a soothing and relaxing spirit that invites its visitors to sit in one of its numerous cafes and terraces, and enjoy a beautiful sight. Featuring a breathtaking architecture, historical churches and cultural places, San Miguel is a can’t miss destination if traveling around Guanajuato.

Try these spots and get ready for a wonderful time:
Corralejo Hacienda, Penjamo
Corralejo Hacienda, Penjamo

This historical Hacienda saw the birth of the Father of Mexican Independence, Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. Now days, the Hacienda is home of the world famous Tequila. This brewery features a unique bottle museum, that makes worth a visit that will finish, of course, with a tasting of this renowned tequila.

Acambaro
Acambaro

Founded in 1526, Acámbaro City was declared Headquarters of the Great Army Of America, once Don Miguel Hidalgo was invested as the Generalisimo of the Americas in 1810. If you are visiting Acámbaro.

Don’t forget to see:
Salvatierra
Salvatierra

Located in the Guatzindeo Valley, its name means “Place of beautiful vegetation”. Salvatierra over 300 historical sites displaying outstanding architecture. It is renowned as the first city founded in the State of Guanajuato.

Don’t miss:
Cubilete Hill
Cubilete Hill

At the top of the Cubilete Hill, there’s a giant statue of Christ the Redeemer, that resemblances the Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro.

Celaya
Celaya

Birthplace of Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras (1759-1833), a famous neoclassic artist. A great example of his works is the Del Carmen Temple. Celaya also features other historical buildings as the Convent of San Francisco, built in the 17th Century, The San Francisco Temple, 1683, and the Augustino Cloister.

Don’t miss:
Mineral de Pozos
Mineral de Pozos

A beautiful Ghost town, Pozos saw better days thanks to mining. When this activity started to grow lower on resources, the town was abandoned. In present days, Mineral de Pozos is a great destination for adventurers. It features numerous remains of old Haciendas, great landscapes and sights and many places to explore.

What to see in Pozos:
Yuriria
Yuriria

Buildings from the XVI, XVII and XVII centuries. The Agustino de San Pablo Temple and Ex Convent is a great example of this amazing architecture. Another great attraction is the Yuririapúndaro Lake, once a volcano, it is an incredible place for fishing and rafting. Yuriria is also a great place to get beautiful ceramics and all kinds of local craftsmanship.

What to see in Yuriria: