Museums and Landmarks of Guanjuato (5 Hours)
Guanajuato is a city considered by many to be Mexico’s most beautiful place. With the importance on its role on Mexico’s fight for Independence to all of its cultural events happening in this vibrant city. Guanajuato’s rich architecture and diverse performing arts scene makes it one of Mexico’s top destinations to visit.
You will begin by visiting the Iconographic Museum of “Don Quixote”. In this beautiful building you will see the most complete homage to writer Cervantes character Don Quixote de La Mancha. Here you will find a collection from renowned artists and their rendition of Don Quixote as well as other art. Don’t miss at the top of the Museum, Rafael Coronel’s rendition’s known as the “Mexican Guernica”
From here we walk to the Impressive Teatro Juárez one of the most architectural stunning buildings in Guanajuato. Since 1972 this theatre has been the focal point of the Cervantes international Festival. After seeing this incredible building the next stop is at the “Museo del Pueblo” or Museum of the town where you will see an important collection of contemporary as well as representative Mexican art from the 19th and 20th century.
Our last stop is the Museum Regional de Guanajuato known as the Alhóndiga de Granaditas
This impressive building which is an excellent representation of Neoclassicism, was originally built for the storage of grain during 1789 and 1809, however became the epicenter for the first confrontation for the Mexico’s fight for Independence movement that took place Sept 28th 1810.