GARCIA CAVES MONTERREY MEXICO - THE BACKPACKING

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

GARCIA CAVES MONTERREY MEXICO

Tour Grutas de García Enjoy an impressive tour where we visit the Grutas de Garcia wonderful natural beauties currently one of the most impressive in the country as well as the Huasteca Canyon with its incredible formations, lives a journey where you can interact with artisans, bakers and people region with unparalleled historical riches and enjoying regional food restaurants in one of the most tradition in the state. Xempal Xenpal , is a mini zoo with a variety of exotic and domestic animals , located in the foothills of the Sierra del Fraile in the wonderful town of Villa de Garcia, Nuevo Leon. The visit to Xenpal is pure adventure as nature becomes fun , because our animals direct approach to welcome you . The people of Xenpal expect to be admired and rewarded with special food offer visitors in small containers, from kangaroos , deer , ducks or
rabbits , to "Tito" , the giraffe is the star of the place.

  Temple of San Juan Bautista By 1770 the temple stands a single nave , concluding in 1845 with three ships of adobe , stone and quarry. It has 8 altars quarry and the main altar is made ​​of alabaster and marble and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist , patron of the town who is celebrated every June 24 . In the inner body of the tower houses four old bells , one of which , 1884. And on top has a 4-sided clock installed in 1911 and renovated in 2007 .

  Regional Food Within the tour to tourists are given free time for lunch in which we have an excellent option in the main square, which is the restaurant Icamole , which is characterized by its excellent regional dishes . Icamole Restaurant , offers diners dishes and regional Mexican food . It also has outdoor seating in front of the main square, where we can enjoy a nice view .

  Eye Museum The building that houses it was built in 1835 as a household. This is one of the first post-independence norestense style buildings in the municipality of Garcia. In 2000 it was remodeled under the supervision of the architect Jorge Loyzaga , who respected the original design and materials . The museum concept was carried out by the architect Rosy Bustuindi . In April of that year was opened as a museum with the aim of promoting culture in the organization. Part of his collection , about 300 pieces, was collected by Mr. Emilio Azcarraga during the World Cup Mexico 86 and it was inaugurated Contemporary Art Cultural Center of Mexico City . This collection has been increased by the engineer Mauricio Fernandez Garza, owner of the site, with archaeological site . They are , mostly , pottery folk art representing various states.

  Typical Artisan Bakery Region Do not miss your chance to meet one of the few that still exist with wood oven bakery , many of them in operation since the early 1900s , and today the descendants of the founders , continue this tradition of making bread from a handcrafted and unique.

  Grutas de Garcia and Treasures Enjoy an incredible journey where we will visit the wonderful Grutas de Garcia currently one of the most impressive in the country , which have created fascinating rock formations for over 60 million years