Discover the cultural richness of Acámbaro

Guanajuato , Guanajuato

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Catedrales e Iglesias

The community of Acambaro, founded by the Otomíes around 1300, was later conquered by the Michoacan lords and began to be evangelized by the Franciscans led by Vasco de Quiroga in 1526.

VISIT  ACAMBARO
Stroll through the streets full of temples and churches and enjoy the aroma of the famous traditional bread that is prepared in the town. Enter a bakery to taste an acambrita, an egg bread, or a mona, a milk loaf.

DO NOT MISS THE MUNICIPAL PALACE AND THE SAMANO PORTAL
Visit the central square and enjoy the kiosk and the guanajuatense-style white lanterns. Enjoy the view of the Municipal Palace and the beautiful Samano Portal, where merchants sell homemade bread and aguinaldos you can take home.

VISIT THE TEMPLES
Be surprised by the 17th-century temple of San Francisco atrium and lose yourself among the sixteen pillars that guard the sanctuary. Walk through the Temple of the Lord of the Hospital to admire the Christ made from layers of corn, and head to the Sanctuary of Guadalupe which houses mural paintings by the renowned sacred art painter, Pedro Cruz Castillo, and which also preserves an interesting oil paint of the 18th century that represents the genealogical tree of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

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