8 Activities to Do in Guanajuato Mexico

8 Activities to Do in Guanajuato Mexico, Guanajuato, Mexico (B)

Guanajuato is a charming colonial city located in the centre of Mexico in the state of Guanajuato. In 1988 Guanajuato was designated a World Heritage Site. The town dates back to the 16th century. We loved wandering aimlessly through the back streets finding great coffee shops, colourful colonial architecture and enjoying the many plazas and squares. There is a lot to see and do in Guanajuato.

The colourful and iconic Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Guanajuarto built in 1693 stands majestically in Plaza de La Paz.

Templo de San Francisco located on Avenue Manuel Doblado is a fine example of colonial architecture constructed in 1728.

Officially opened by the President of Mexico Porfino Diaz in 1903 with the performance of Aida. What is impressive to the eye is the 12 columns of green stone and the roof top of sculptures of the 9 muses. It was built in the Doric style with Roman inspiration.

Pipila’s statute at the top of the hill that overlooks Guanajuarto is a symbol of of the local miners who joined the troops of Hidalgo in 1810 during the War of Independence. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Activities to Do in Guanajuato Mexico
Guide Location: Mexico » Guanajuato
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
Read it on Author's Website: https://totraveltoo.com/8-activities-to-do-in-guanajuato-mexico/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plaza de la Paz
  • Teatro Juarez
  • Mercado Hidalgo
  • Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Guanajuarto
  • Templo de San Francisco
  • Mercado Hidalgo
  • Callejon del Beso