History & City Tour of Guanajuato (3 Hours)
Your tour begins at the Iconic Museum of Miguel De Cervantes, a famous Spanish writer best known for his work “Don Quixote” first published in 1605 and considered by many to be the most influential work of literature ever written. Here you’ll learn about this particular author and the influence he has on the City of Guanajuato.
You will continue walking through the beautiful streets towards the impressive Teatro Juárez, behind this building is where you’ll catch the city’s funicular to access the Monument of the Pípila ( monument of the War of Independence ) and learn the story behind this massive sculpture. It is known that here is where Mexico’s War of Independence started. At this point is where you will have a chance to see some of the most stunning views of the entire City of Guanajuato.
Now walk down the quaint “callejones” or narrow cobblestone streets towards the Hidalgo Market, admire this Baroque style building discover its current use, then continue towards the plaza of San Roque where the International Cervantino Festival has its roots with the “entremeses Cervantinos ” that took place for the first time in 1953. This busy festival lasts 3 weeks of October, here you can experience impressive international levels of performances in the genre of theatre, opera, dance, visual arts, cinema and many others attractions, of which are presented indoors, outdoors, plaza, theatres, museums, churches and historic buildings.
Lastly, you’ll finish the day at the beautiful Plaza de La Paz where we encourage everyone to try one of the most popular eateries in town. We’ve chosen this particular restaurant for the wide range of traditional Mexican food you can have at a price you can not beat.