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Guanajuato Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico

The city of Guanajuato is famous for its historical beauty which has been preserved even during these modern days. Old styled streets made of cobblestone, multiple historical temples, various tunnels, and many picturesque balconies make the city of Guanajuato a must visit for any history lover. Whenever you will walk around the streets of the city then you will surely feel the touch of history in every possible corner of the city that you observe.

Those who do not want to get lost in the history of Guanajuato can enjoy other recreational activities which are regularly organized for adventure lovers. The unique system of dams is a must watch and so is the famous recreational park named as Las Palomas. Adventure lovers can go trekking or mountain biking. You will get the chance to enjoy mountain biking for over thousand miles of uncut roads. You can also enjoy balloon rides if you really want to take adventure to its heights!

The Legend Museum is one of the most famous and talked about tourist hot spots for the city of Guanajuato. Once into this museum, you will get the chance to enjoy some really very famous stories that have by now become traditional myths in this city of Guanajuato. Some of the legendary stories are the Kissing Alley, the Junk Shop, the Snort, the Pipila, the General, and stories related to various mummies. Each story is displayed along with graphical animation thus increasing the interest level of the viewers.

Juarez Theater is a must visit place for any tourist who hits the city of Guanajuato. By now its fame has tagged it as the landmark sight for any tourist who arrives into the city of Guanajuato. This monument is famous due to its awesome design and the unique architecture which it displays. A huge fresco is placed inside the theater which represents the historical years of this city.

Cristo Rey del Cubilete is another famous monument that must be visited whenever you hit the city of Guanajuato. This monument was built by the local Christians in the memory of Christ. It was built during the Christian revolution which the city experienced during historical years.

Some other tourist hot spots of the city are San Cayetano temple, Deigo Rivera House Museum, The Peace Plaza, and Union Garden etc.

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Guanajuato City Ratings

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