Quality Inn Aguascalientes
Nieto No. 102
Phone: (52) 449 9946670
Fax: (52) 449 9151251
Nieto No. 102, Aguascalientes, MX, 20000
- Phone: (52) 449 9946670
- Fax: (52) 449 9151251
Set on the foothills of Cóporo, the archaeological zone of El Cóporo is situated in San José del Torreón. The excavations found were stretched across the banks of the rivers and valleys adjoining the hill. The natives were devotes of the Sun and Moon. There were silver, semi-precious stones along with other minerals found on the roads leading to this site.
The Zoo León is in León, Guanajuato and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. 180 of the 1100 species of animals are found in this large zoo, of which seven are found only here. The raptor cage houses a variety of birds of prey and claims are that it is the largest cage in the world. Another area of the zoo that is interesting is the Children's zoo which has pet animals like macaques and baboons. There are safaris that give visitors an insight to the natural habitat of many different animals of which few can be fed even. The zoo protects some endangered species and visitors are given more information about these species. The zoo also organizes parties and school outings through different packages.
The city of Zacatecas is the capital of the state of the same name. Also known as 'face of pink stone and heart of silver' it is located to the north of Guanajuato. The city is said to be the hub of some of the finest Mexican art and is abundantly rich in religious architecture. The famous Zacatecas Cathedral is a World Heritage Site and a major attraction. There are number of cultural activities and fests conducted all through the year, with The Festival Cultural de Zacatecas pulling the crowds.
Zacatecas Cathedral is a marvelous structure, dominating Avenida Hidalgo, in the heart of Centro Zacatecas. Seat of the Diocese of Zacatecas, this cathedral is a dedication to Our Lady of the Assumption. Featuring intricate artwork on its central entrance way and side towers, this structure is considered to be a splendid representation of Baroque art in the country. It was built as a church that was consecrated in 1841, and it was awarded the status of a cathedral in 1862 by Pope Pius IX.
The Mina El Eden is situated north of the historic center of the city and was, during its heydays, a major silver mine. It stopped operating as a mine in 1960 and after renovation was added with various facilities such as funicular train, rope bridges, stairs and a special collection of rocks and minerals from the region. Today, the mine is a major tourist attraction of the city.