Zacatecas Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico
The city of Zacatecas has many faces loved by the tourists just like the country of Mexico that has always attracted huge numbers of tourists. The city is surrounded by two beautiful mountains, which increases the beauty of the city. The city of Zacatecas is not only famous because of the natural tourist hot spots but is also famous because of the many historical monuments present in this city. Therefore, if you are looking for some eco tourism activity then you can hit the city of Zacatecas with full confidence. On the other hand, if you are a history lover then you can come to Zacatecas without thinking twice as it has huge number of historical monuments.
Francisco Goitia Museum happens to be a brand new museum. The museum if famous not only for the huge number of historical artifacts which it has preserved but also for the beautiful architecture of the monument in which it is housed and also for the lush green surroundings of this beautiful monument. This museum was built under the supervision of the famous Spanish architect namely Maximo de la Pedraja. During those days, it was built after the governor of the city ordered one such monument which was to be used as his residence. The museum is also famous for the huge collection of artwork collected from various corners of Mexico.
Altavista is situated around 50 kilometers from the heart of the city and in the nearby town named Chalchihuites. It was extensively used by the Chalchahuites as their ceremonial site. As of now it has become an important tourist hot spot due to the awesome historical sight and the number of stories which are attached to it.
A visit to the city of Zacatecas is incomplete without visiting the interiors of its famous mines which were the reason why the foundation for this famous city was actually laid down. El Eden Mine is one of the very famous tourist hot spots where you get the chance to enjoy the interiors of a real mine.
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