Santiago de Queretaro Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

69527


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

A journey through history with a private local guide


The city of Santiago de Queretaro preserves a very important quantity of historical buildings, that's why it was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.
We will travel through time to discover how was life during the colonial period, when the New Spain (Mexico) was ruled by the Spanish Kingdom. We'll see old convents and churches from the 17Th and 18Th century.
The Independence war had its beginnings here, and we'll visit one of the houses where the conspirators had their meetings to plan a war against the Spanish Kingdom.
See the place where Maximilian's the First (the emperor that came from Austria)court martial took place, sentenced to the death penalty by firing squad with his loyal general, Miguel Miramon and Tomas Mejia. They were executed in Cerro de las Campanas, a place that we will see during our tour.
You can decide between the visit to the Regional Museum or the Art Museum, both located in former convents, that belonged to the Catholic Church. And we'll also visit the Convent of La Cruz.

Itinerary

We will start Acueduct;
Visit to the convent of La Cruz;
Plaza de Armas and its sorrounding houses;
Lunch;
Republic theater;
Regional or Art museum;
Church of Santa Clara;
Church of Santa Rosa;
Cerro de las Campanas.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

Museums are closed on mondays.

Transportation

We will move in a sedan 2015, for four passengers plus the driver, with air conditioning. Note: When it's 4 people 3 passengers will travel in the back seat, bigger vehicle available with extra cost.

What’s Included

Other: Pick up and drop off at your hotel, transportation and my guiding services.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 Pesos - Entrance to the museum, food and drinks.

What’s Extra

Other: Food, drinks and the entrance to the museum.

Restrictions

My tour guide credential allows me to guide all over the country.

A Recent Review of this tour

Wonderful four days. Guanajuato, Querétaro, Dolores Hildago, and San Miguel Allende. Might recommend adding a Day because there are so many things to see. This is a beautiful part of Mexico with colonial towns that had gorgeous plazas, incredible churches, and the friendliest people on earth. Great shopping, particularly in SMA, which we used as our base.
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