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Zacatecas

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Fri, 17/11/2017
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Sat, 18/11/2017
8

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24

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Sun, 19/11/2017
10

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20

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Mon, 20/11/2017
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22

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Tue, 21/11/2017
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22

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Wed, 22/11/2017
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Thu, 23/11/2017
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Fri, 24/11/2017
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Zacatecas has its origin as a mining state, because its foundation was precisely due to the silver deposits discovery, around which the city developed. Thus, it also became one of the main economic centers of Nueva España. To learn more about Zacatecas mining, it is recommended to get on the train that goes into the depths of El Edén mine. Its tunnels are full with stories and legends, a museum and the unforgettable experience of visiting a real mine.

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Gastronomía

Miscegenation characterizes the gastronomic culture of Zacatecas with the mixture of fruits, roots and game animals of the first inhabitants of this territory with the culinary habits of the Spanish explorers who came to the state in search of gold and silver.

High-calorie Breakfasts The ideal breakfast includes a nod to the carbohydrates rich breakfast that the miners used to eat before a day of work, perhaps with cream and cheese from Miguel Auza, a town in Zacatecas famous for its dairy production.

Hot Whites Chicken

Enchiladas stuffed with ricotta sauce and habanero, a great proposal to expand the Zacatecas gastronomic identity.

Ice creams

A walk through the streets of its Historical Center will surely invite you to taste a homemade vanilla ice cream with guava jam, one of those small pleasures that make life worth living.

Café-Galería

Acrópolis, with seven decades of history, offers traditional dishes, such as asado de boda jerezano or enchiladas zacatecanas, which can be supplemented with a piece of sweet bread and coffee.

In the Trancoso-Ojocaliente Campo Real road are located the Campo Real vineyards, in here the Tierra Adentro wines are produced. In this stretch of highway malbec, syrah, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, tempranillo, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and viognier vines are grown.