Real de Asientos: A Legend Mining Town
Real de Asientos, Aguascalientes
One of the major attractions of San Jose de Gracia is the Plutarco Elias Calles Dam. Built in 1928, today it serves as an ecological park to be enjoyed by all.
Take a boat across the imposing Plutarco Elias Calles Dam that boasts a more than eighty-meter high wall. Adventure along canyons and see the huge boulders dotting the landscape.
Explore the ruins of old San Jose de Gracia and enjoy the calm waters where flocks of migrating ducks from Canada gather year after year, seeking the warm waters of the dam. Disembark and walk through the vestiges of the ancient Chichimeca civilization.
Continue sailing and visit the Cristo Roto Sanctuary, where one of the five largest sculptures in Mexico is located.
At the end of the tour, enjoy a crispy ceviche tostada under the shade of a palm tree. Sing, dance and rejoice to the sound of a “corrido” played by the local bands.
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