Real de Asientos: A Legend Mining Town
Real de Asientos, Aguascalientes
The landscapes of Tlalpujahua invite you to spend the day with your family and enjoy an outdoor activity with the nature and local culture.
KNOW THE EVIDENCE OF A PAST TRAGEDY
Begin your walk east of Tlalpujahua. Follow the Calzada Del Carmen, which will take you to the 17th Century Sunken Church del Carmen, a historical vestige of the tragedy of Las Lamas built in the same century. Admire the surviving bell tower and breathe the fresh country air before returning to the village.
ENJOY A PICNIC LUNCH
In Tlalpujahua you can buy food to have a picnic lunch at the Hermanos Lopez Rayon National Park . Just a mile away from the village, a fortress was built in this strategic location during the War of Independence, formerly known as Campo del Gallo. Be admired when discovering there was a forge located on the site that manufactured cannons, howitzers and ammunition. The area is surrounded by vegetation and is ideal for camping activities. Enjoy a picnic lunch outdoors.
VISIT THE TWO STARS AND THEIR MINING PAST
Continue your tour by visiting the Technological Museum of the 19th Century Las Dos Estrellas. Be amazed to know that the mine had the best technological advances of the time, such as electric power, telegraph and telephone, which gave way to the great boom of the area. Admire the original buildings, the exhibition rooms and the maintenance workshops. Dare to enter the sinkhole, which is open to visitors and go back in time; feel the experience of being deep within the earth. Take a tour around its recreational area and crafts shop.
DISCOVER A CHARMING SITE
Finish your walk around Tlalpujahua. Visit the village of San Juan Tlalpujahuilla, a truly charming place where you can appreciate how its inhabitants are dedicated to the quarry stone styling processing business. Admire its beautiful sanctuary, go inside and discover the exquisiteness of its columns.
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