History & City Tour of GuanaJuato

$25 USD

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 one of the most influential works of literature ever written. Here you’ll learn about this particular author and the influence he has on the City of Guanajuato.

Continuiing on, you will walk through the beautiful streets towards the impressive Teatro Juárez, is where you will 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.At this spot began Mexico’s War of Independence and holds some of the most stunning views in the entire city of Guanajuato.

Walking down the quaint “callejones” or narrow cobblestone streets towards the Hidalgo Market, housed in a Baroque style building that is still in use.  Next 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 in October.  Here you can experience impressive international performances in the genres of theatre, opera, dance, visual arts, cinema and much more which are presented indoors, outdoors, plaza, theaters, 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, and the price cannot be beat.

FAQ

Included: 

  • 3 hours of a bilingual guide and
  • transportation on the funicular to the Pipilas monument.

What’s not Included:

  • food & drinks
  • gratuities for your guide

What to Bring: 

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Camers
  • Cash (Local Currency)
  • Dress comfortably and conservatively