The city of Querétaro is located in the middle part of the central region of Mexico. It has an interesting ethnic and cultural heritage from the integration of its pre-Hispanic peoples with European customs, which will take you on a tour of its main towns.
In the queretan capital you can observe the beautiful examples of baroque architecture that earned it to be recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO: the Temples of San Felipe Neri and Santa Rosa de Viterbo, built in quarry and decorated inside with beautiful altarpieces , as well as the Teatro de la Republica, famous venue in which the constitution that currently governs the country was promulgated. In this city you can also visit Juriquilla, which has exclusive spas and golf courses, or Bernal, in whose surroundings is La Peña, famous and huge monolith ideal for climbing and rappelling.
Querétaro is also a great place to enjoy the night, with squares, streets, gardens, bars, restaurants and special theaters to live with family and friends. On Calle 5 de Mayo you can find a wide variety of options, ideal for an exceptional evening. For a more familiar setting, we recommend the restaurants that are located around the Plaza de Armas and the Jardín Corregidora, where you can enjoy a variety of special dishes and Queretano snacks.
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- The Querétaro Art Museum (MAQRO) is located in a beautiful building that is if it is an architectural work worthy of admiration. Around the Upper and Lower Cloister, and its Baroque Patio you will find the permanent rooms that are divided into four collections: Mannerism, European Art, Baroque and the San Carlos Academy.
- Walk in the harmoniously drawn streets of the Historic Center admiring the baroque buildings of the 17th and 18th centuries. You cannot miss Los Arcos, the Temple of San Francisco, the Acueducto, the Cathedral, the Casa de la Corregidora, the Jardín Zenea and the Casa Zacatecana Museum.
- The Aqueduct of Querétaro is one of the most emblematic constructions of the city, it was completed in 1755 and its 74 arches occupy a length of 1,280 meters. Aware of the problem of water supply, Don Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana was the one who financed most of the work. Although according to legend, he did it for love of a Clarisa nun who asked him to.
- The Casa de la Corregidora is currently the Government Palace of Querétaro and is considered one of the most important buildings of the Independence since from there Doña Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez notified Captain Ignacio Allende that the conspiracy had been discovered 15 September 1810.
- The El Cerrito Archaeological Zone was occupied by pre-Hispanic civilizations for more than 1,500 years. Its structures are really monumental since this place served as a religious and political center.
But that’s not all:
- If you are a football fan, you can not go to a game of the Gallos Blancos, the local team that plays at the famous Corregidora Stadium, a World Cup stage in 1986.
- Stroll through the streets of the Historic Center on the Tourist Tram.
- Meet the Market in Queretano, which is installed on the first Saturday of each month.
- Family plan? Parque Bicentenario is a great option.
- Make a visit to the Convent of the Santa Cruz de los Milagros.