Befitting its status as a world heritage zone, Guanajuato, Mexico, has many secrets to reveal: narrow alleys, churches, museums, and buildings with a mix of colors and symmetries. It is a city rich with history and legends. Located in the north of Mexico, Guanajuato translates to “the hilly place of frogs” in Tarascan. The first settlers in the area were the Chichimecs, who were followed by the Aztecs; in 1546, the Spanish arrived to mine the region’s gold and silver.
Guanajuato’s city streets are labyrinthine and reminiscent of the medieval quarters of Seville, Granada, or Fez. The town was founded in 1554 and, over the course of its long history, has borne witness to key moments in Mexico’s history and holds clues to the country’s past.
The State of Mexico is one of the most important on a national level given that several of its municipalities combine with the Federal District to form Mexico City, one of the largest and most populous metropolitan areas in the world, making it a key player in the country’s economic development.
The beauty of its roads and villages makes this state one that fills the hearts of visitors with the purest spirit of Mexico. After visiting the State of Mexico, you’ll want to come back for more adventures and new experiences.
Bordering the state of Yucatan on the northeast, the state of Campeche’s history, culture, and nature come
together amid luxuriant vegetation, calm waters, and legendary stories, creating an enigmatic destination with fertile land and unparalleled ecological reserves.
San Francisco de Campeche’s history (the state capital) is etched on the remains of the wall used as protection from pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries when the port was still an important trading post. Located in the southern corner of the Gulf of Mexico, the capital safeguards its history with two fortresses, seven towers, and three batteries, representing the period’s military architecture.
Strolling the city of Chihuahua is a trip back in time. As the capital of Mexico’s largest state with the same name, it is very important economically and politically. Originally inhabited by the indigenous Concho peoples, today it proudly displays its beautiful churches and homes, a rich legacy of the colonial period.
Where is Chihuahua, Mexico? Chihuahua is located 230 miles from Ciudad Juarez, bordering El Paso, Texas. Surrounded by mountain ranges, the city of Chihuahua offers various outdoor activities including golfing, touring abandoned mines, exploring caves, and walking through forests in search of photo opportunities.
There are many good museums and cultural venues in Aguascalientes. One of the most memorable is the “Museo Nacional de la Muerte” (National Museum of Death) with a collection of about 2,000 objects related to this subject. It offers important examples of the work of engraver, lithographer, and illustrator José Guadalupe Posada.
The multicultural tour of Aguascalientes continues with the Aguascalientes City Museum, featuring temporary exhibitions by various artists. The Museum of Contemporary Art exhibits the sculptures and paintings of Gabriel Fernández Ledesma.