Walk along Tequisquiapan

Tequisquiapan , Querétaro

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Tequisquiapan is a quiet Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town) of perfectly traced cobbled streets, majestic civil buildings and Viceregal churches adorned with multicolored flowers growing at the regionally famous gardens.

Begin your tour by visiting the Plaza Miguel Hidalgo, admire its portals and beautiful kiosk sunbathed in front of the ash and sabino trees that provide generous shade. Enjoy the air of the town surrounded by ochre and yellow colored houses and let yourself be taken by the live history that gets mixed with the present.

In the morning, try typical lamb barbecue, Queretaro-style enchiladas, turkey mole, gorditas martajadas made of corn, huitlacoche quesadillas or drink a delicious seasonal fruit atole.

Be amazed by the white and pink facade of the Parish of Santa Maria de la Asuncion and enter the sanctuary to admire the Neoclassical chapels filled with light. Visit the Temple of the Santisima Trinidad with a simple and harmonious architecture that invites to meditation. 

Admire the art and culture when you visit the Mexico me Encanta Museum. Inside you will find miniature representations of traditions from all over the country and see traditional games that have played for generations.

In the afternoon, explore the Artisans Market and discover unique pieces of furniture, basketwork and trays made of wand and wicker. Also, admire the brightly-colored opal jewelry made of materials that come from nearby deposits to the skilled hands of artisans from Tequisquiapan. 

 

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