Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
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Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1988
Size of heritage: 2,168 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: -100,744°
Latitude: 21,017°

About

Founded by the Spanish in the early 16th century, Guanajuato became the world's leading silver-extraction centre in the 18th century. This past can be seen in its 'subterranean streets' and the 'Boca del Inferno', a mineshaft that plunges a breathtaking 600 m. The town's fine Baroque and neoclassical buildings, resulting from the prosperity of the mines, have influenced buildings throughout central Mexico. The churches of La Compañía and La Valenciana are considered to be among the most beautiful examples of Baroque architecture in Central and South America. Guanajuato was also witness to events which changed the history of the country.


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Hotels and places to stay

Hotel Atotonilco El Viejo

Address
Distance: 3,3 mi
Carretera Santuario Atotonilco s/n
San Miguel de Allende
Mexico

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Grand Las Nubes by Inmense

Address
Distance: 3,5 mi
El Cortijo, Km 8.5 de la Carr. Dolores
37750 San Miguel de Allende
Mexico

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Nirvana Restaurant And Retreat

Address
Distance: 3,7 mi
Calle Antigua Via del Ferrocarril No. 2
37750 San Miguel De Allende
Mexico

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Hacienda las Nubes

Address
Distance: 5,0 mi
Carr. San Miguel a Dolores, km 3.5
37700 San Miguel de Allende
Mexico

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rancho Hotel Sakkarah

Address
Distance: 1,5 mi
Km 12.5 San Miguel Dolores Hidalgo
37880 San Miguel de Allende
Mexico

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel RV Park San Ramon

Address
Distance: 4,8 mi
km 3 Carretera a Dolores Hidalgo
37713 San Miguel de Allende
Mexico

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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