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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
The city of Queretero is located in Mexico’s central region, 220 kilometers north of Mexico City. The climate is mild, with average temperatures ranging between 22 degrees and 25 degree Celsius. This city, the state capital of Queretaro, is full of rich history, as evidenced by the magnificent architecture in the Centro Historico.
In fact, the UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared Queretaro a World Heritage Site. Among the edifices that stand out are el Templo y Convento de la Cruz, el Templo de San Felipe Neri and el Templo de Santa Rosa de Viterbo. These constructions are beautiful examples of baroque architecture and their interiors house valuable altarpieces made by artists from the colonial period. The city also has large plateresque-style houses, some of which have been converted into museums or elegant restaurants offering the best in regional cuisine.
The Teatro de la Republica, an important building where Mexico’s constitution was signed in 1917. One will find numerous art galleries, restaurants and cafes with bohemian atmospheres, which stand in sharp contrast to the modern hotels and commercial zones. In the city’s surrounding areas, one will see the impressive Arcos aqueduct, one of Mexico’s most important water delivery systems built during the colonial era. After having undergone several restorations, today the aqueduct is an important city symbol.
Also nearby lies the town of Bernal, where one can see the third largest monolith in the world. One can also visit the Franciscan missions of Sierra Gorda, which are important architectural structures. In addition, one can explore the archaeological ruins of Ranas and Toluquilla or enjoy swimming resorts in the picturesque town of Tequisquiapan, located 74 kilometers east of the state capital. One of Mexico’s most important tourist routes lies in the Sierra Gorda, northeast of Queretaro.

Queretero can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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