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Zacatecas is one of the most beautiful states in the Mexican Republic. Located in the Northern region of the country, Zacatecas is constituted by fifty-seven municipalities within the more of seventy-five thousand square kilometers that comprehend it. Dare to meet the majestic cities, the colorful towns, its landscapes and the warm of its people.

Zacatecas’s most important cities are: The city of Zacatecas, Fresnillo, Guadalupe, Apozol and Sombrerete. A great offer in hotels, restaurants, bars, movie theaters, parks and amusement center make Zacatecas a state worth of visiting with all the comfort for the tourist.

The colonial constructions are powerful attractions in Zacatecas‘s main touristic destinations. Zacatecas, the Capital City of the State, is a beautiful jewel which has been declared Cultural Patrimony of Mankind by UNESCO. The historical and cultural richness is well –appreciated through the historical center, the Cathedral of Zacatecas ,the Convent of Saint Agustin, the theater Fernando Calderon and the former Casa de la Moneda, among other places.

Zacatecas was one of the most important mining sites during the time of the conquest. In fact, The Eden is one of the main touristic mines located in the city which you will be able to visit by train through a six-hundred meter tunnel approximately. There is also the most emblematic symbol and main attraction of the capital of Zacatecas not so far from downtown. It is the cable railway which offers the tourist a ride with a spectacular view to an eighty meter altitude.

You will be able to do different outdoor activities in the surroundings of the city thanks to the richness and natural resources. This includes spectacular landscapes among hills, mountains, canyons, dams and large green areas where the tourist will be able to practice rappel, fishing, ecotourism and golf. Sierra de Organos and Sierra de Cardos (in Jerez) are very attractive areas for ecotourism. Two excellent choices you shouldn’t miss. Don’t miss visiting La Quemada and AltaVista, two of the most important archeological areas of the state.

There is no doubt that Zacatecas is a destination with a heart of its own which overflows beauty, culture and a lot of charm.


 
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