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Multi-destination Route of the Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) in the central region

Cuernavaca, Cadereyta de Montes, Tepoztlán, Bernal, Tequisquiapan, Tepotzotlán, Querétaro, Mexico City, San Juan del Río

This route begins in Querétaro, a beautiful city full of architectural beauty. Here you will see important buildings and historical monuments such as the Casa de la Corregidora (Corregidora House), the Teatro de la República (Republic Theater) and the Templo de San Felipe Neri (San Felipe Neri Temple). Take a stroll through the Alameda (Boulevard), try the enchiladas queretanas and take a tour of its vineyards and haciendas to enjoy a local wine tasting.

Continue to the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Bernal. This destination is recognized by the rock of the same name -its great monolith-, which has a height of 350 meters (1150 ft). In the heart of this town you can visit the museums of the Cine Nacional (National Cinema) and the Capilla de Ánimas (Chapel of Souls), as well as the Templo de San Sebastián (San Sebastián Temple). Traditional dishes are cheese and broken corn gorditas.

Now continue to Cadereyta de Montes, at its Jardín Principal (Main Garden) you will find the Cultural Center, the Parroquia de San Pedro y San Pablo (San Pedro and San Pablo Parish), and the Presidencia Municipal. Delight yourself with the pencas de nopal rellenas and the chinicuiles, you will love them! Other places of interest in Cadereyta are the Regional Botanical Garden and the Planetarium.

The next stop will be in Tequisquiapan, where you can take a walk through Plaza Hidalgo (Hidalgo Square) while appreciating its colonial beauty. You must visit the Parroquia de Santa María de la Asunción (Santa María de la Asunción Parish), the Guadalupano Market and the Museum of Cheese and Wine. Additionally, you can take a guided tour of the vineyards or to La Carbonera opal mine.

The road will now take you to San Juan del Río. A beautiful place that had a great boom as a mining town thanks to its silver deposits. In the Historic Downtown area you can see the baroque facades of the houses, as well as the buildings of the temples of Santo Domingo, Señor del Sacro Monte and Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, to name a few. Another unmissable visit: the Museo de la Muerte (Museum of Death), a unique experience.

On the way to Mexico City, the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Tepotzotlán is located. Admire the jewels of its Historic Downtown: the Templo de San Francisco Javier (San Francisco Javier Temple) with its beautiful baroque façade and the Museo Nacional del Virreinato (National Museum of the Viceroyalty). Pick up some nice souvenirs to take back home at the Handicraft Market and savor some quesadillas at the Municipal Market.

Now get ready for the fast pace of Mexico City. Walk through the Historic Downtown area where you can take the Madero pedestrian street, it will take you to the Zócalo where the cathedral, Palacio Nacional (National Palace) and the Templo Mayor are located. Other of the many attractions to visit are the Latin American Tower and the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts).

The next stop will be in the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Tepoztlán. It is beautiful to walk through its cobbled streets, take the time to live the experience of the temazcal and get some rest. If you’re into something more active, you can climb the Tepozteco hill that will amaze you with the view it has once you get to the top.

Our last stop is the city of eternal spring: Cuernavaca, its delicious climate and flower gardens await you. Here you can visit the Cathedral, the Borda Cultural Center and the Cuauhnáhuac Regional Museum. Remember to try the typical snacks!

This route begins in Querétaro, a beautiful city full of architectural beauty. Here you will see important buildings and historical monuments such as the Casa de la Corregidora (Corregidora House), the Teatro de la República (Republic Theater) and the Templo de San Felipe Neri (San Felipe Neri Temple). Take a stroll through the Alameda (Boulevard), try the enchiladas queretanas and take a tour of its vineyards and haciendas to enjoy a local wine tasting.

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Continue to the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Bernal. This destination is recognized by the rock of the same name -its great monolith-, which has a height of 350 meters (1150 ft). In the heart of this town you can visit the museums of the Cine Nacional (National Cinema) and the Capilla de Ánimas (Chapel of Souls), as well as the Templo de San Sebastián (San Sebastián Temple). Traditional dishes are cheese and broken corn gorditas.

Now continue to Cadereyta de Montes, at its Jardín Principal (Main Garden) you will find the Cultural Center, the Parroquia de San Pedro y San Pablo (San Pedro and San Pablo Parish), and the Presidencia Municipal. Delight yourself with the pencas de nopal rellenas and the chinicuiles, you will love them! Other places of interest in Cadereyta are the Regional Botanical Garden and the Planetarium.

The next stop will be in Tequisquiapan, where you can take a walk through Plaza Hidalgo (Hidalgo Square) while appreciating its colonial beauty. You must visit the Parroquia de Santa María de la Asunción (Santa María de la Asunción Parish), the Guadalupano Market and the Museum of Cheese and Wine. Additionally, you can take a guided tour of the vineyards or to La Carbonera opal mine.

The road will now take you to San Juan del Río. A beautiful place that had a great boom as a mining town thanks to its silver deposits. In the Historic Downtown area you can see the baroque facades of the houses, as well as the buildings of the temples of Santo Domingo, Señor del Sacro Monte and Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, to name a few. Another unmissable visit: the Museo de la Muerte (Museum of Death), a unique experience.

On the way to Mexico City, the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Tepotzotlán is located. Admire the jewels of its Historic Downtown: the Templo de San Francisco Javier (San Francisco Javier Temple) with its beautiful baroque façade and the Museo Nacional del Virreinato (National Museum of the Viceroyalty). Pick up some nice souvenirs to take back home at the Handicraft Market and savor some quesadillas at the Municipal Market.

Now get ready for the fast pace of Mexico City. Walk through the Historic Downtown area where you can take the Madero pedestrian street, it will take you to the Zócalo where the cathedral, Palacio Nacional (National Palace) and the Templo Mayor are located. Other of the many attractions to visit are the Latin American Tower and the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts).

The next stop will be in the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Tepoztlán. It is beautiful to walk through its cobbled streets, take the time to live the experience of the temazcal and get some rest. If you’re into something more active, you can climb the Tepozteco hill that will amaze you with the view it has once you get to the top.

Our last stop is the city of eternal spring: Cuernavaca, its delicious climate and flower gardens await you. Here you can visit the Cathedral, the Borda Cultural Center and the Cuauhnáhuac Regional Museum. Remember to try the typical snacks!

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