Guanajuato – World Heritage Cities

The Heritage Cities are an invaluable treasure that we have, visit each city and you will be amazed by its incredible architecture, the culture that is lived and breathed in every corner, its historical monuments, its amazing landscapes, and many more things that make these places unique. 

Guanajuato

Guanajuato is the state capital, founded in 1570, and a World Heritage Site. It is a mining city that offers extraordinary panoramic views due to its topography among hills, beautiful alleys full of color, tunnels, subway streets, iconic mummies, colonial-style architecture, etc. In addition, it is one of the main scenarios of the struggle for Independence, which makes it a place with sites of great historical and cultural importance.

To take home:

  • Baroque jewelry and silverware in handicraft stores.
  • Typical candies and coconut and peanut charamuscas in the shape of mummies.
  • Pottery products.

Discover:

  • The Historic Center of the City, with its temples and mansions. 
  • The surrounding mines, such as La Valenciana and Rayas. 
  • The museums such as La Alhóndiga, the Quijote Museum, or the Diego Rivera House.
  • The Juarez Theater. 
  • The Hidalgo Market. 
  • The Funicular and the Mirador of “El Pípila”.  
  • The Ex-Hacienda De San Gabriel De Barrera.
  • La Olla Dam.

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is a World Cultural Heritage destination. A colonial jewel with a relaxed and bohemian cultural atmosphere; a small town full of first-class restaurants, luxury hotels, and exclusive boutiques, but also local businesses, plazas, and colorful streets full of history and traditions.

Nearby there are attractions such as the Sanctuary of Atotonilco also a World Cultural Heritage Site, a Novo-Hispanic temple that stands out for its 18th-century murals and architectural details, which recognizes it as the Sistine Chapel of America.

Discover:

  • San Miguel Arcangel Parish. 
  • Walk through the town and visit its temples and colonial mansions.
  • Boutique hotels and spas of great class. 
  • La Aurora factory, art galleries, and cultural centers. 
  • The route of Indian chapels in the surroundings.
  • Toyan and Santa Gloria wineries. 
  • The archaeological zone of Cañada de la Virgen. 
  • The hot springs spas in the vicinity. 
  • The lively and cosmopolitan nightlife.

To take home:

  • Lamps and mirrors of embossed brass.
  • Antiques and art pieces from the various galleries in the city.
  • Pottery pieces such as crockery, vases, and serving dishes from the craft market.

Visit our World Heritage Cities and be amazed by their history, traditions, culture, and iconic places.

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