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Friday, November 8, 2013

SAN JUAN DEL RIO, QUERETARO, PEACE AND BEAUTY

City enveloping the visitor in its colonial architecture, with its charms prehispanic and natural attractions. Integrated city to progress, with the major industry presence, kept alive struggle has developed his past to his present, keeping the image of their traditions and customs. San Juan del Rio was named this way because their founders came to be held on June 24 St. John's day, just by being on the banks of a mighty river, he also used the
"Del Rio".

  NIGHTLIFE

WHISKEY RIVER RODEO (27-2-11-47 ID. 52 * 265155 * 2) Hours: MONDAY TO SATURDAY FROM 9:30 PM-3: 00AM Promotion: • THURSDAY * FRIDAY OF OUTSIDERS (AS): COMPRUEBANOS YOU ARE SUBMITTING YOUR IFE OUT AND WE WILL GIVE YOU A BOTTLE. BEFORE 12AM. * DOMESTIC BOTTLES $ 480 PESOS ONLY. BEFORE 12AM. * TO BUY A CARTON WE WILL GIVE MORE BEERS 5. BEFORE 12AM. • FRIDAY * DOMESTIC BOTTLES $ 480 PESOS. BEFORE 12. • vinata SATURDAY * SATURDAY: ALL A PRICE winery. BEFORE 12AM. STREET ADDRESS SEPTEMBER 27 No. 4 COLONIA CENTRO, SAN JUAN DEL RIO, QUERETARO SJR, QRO.

  TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

  Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe : It was completed in 1729 for the exclusive use of Spanish . Its facade has two bodies quarry , internal structure is a Latin cross , decorated with medallions and stained glass . The main altar was built for the second time in 1820.  

Temple of the Sacred Heart : Eighteenth century . Inside observed four domes and lanterns . It is likely that in the nineteenth century have made your decor.

  Bridge History: It was built by the architect Pedro de Arrieta between the years of 1710 and 1711 .   Founders Plaza : The square was erected a monument in honor of those who are considered the founders of the city of San Luis Nicolas Montanes, Juan Mexici and Fray Juan Bautista .

  Independence Monument : Central column located in the heart of the city, which was built in the nineteenth century to commemorate National Independence . The eagle was placed in 1981 as the original was destroyed by lightning in 1870.   Temple of the Lord of Sacromonte Sanctuary : Built in the nineteenth century , has a stone facade , has rectangular window , bell tower and clock tower. Its interior decoration is Neoclassical .

  Third Beguine of Sisters : Was founded in 1670 by the Sisters of St. Francis Third , his goal was the education of poor girls . In 1683 it was rebuilt and reorganized by Fray Antonio Margil of Jesus.

  Temple of Santo Domingo : Building began in the seventeenth century and was completed in the early eighteenth century . Its facade is Baroque made ​​of quarry and at the top has three shields : the Merced , San Francisco and Santo Domingo. Its interior is Neoclassical .  

Calvary Temple : Located in the old quarter of the Indians , is likely to have been torn down and built the current early eighteenth century and since that time , the tradition of the pilgrimage of Holy Week culminates in this place .  

Church of St. John of God : Founded in 1661, the facade is framed by two buttresses , access arch has half point and two-high stands on the right side of the main altar where the statue of St. John of God ; side is a " Chapel of Jesus of the Lodge " miraculous and much visited .

  Museum of Death : Beautiful eighteenth century building which functioned as a cemetery until the mid- nineteenth century . Today it houses the Museum of Death unique in our country , it has the purpose of presenting death as a cultural phenomenon with all its intensity , mystery and symbolism .  

Ixtachichimecapan Museográfica Room ( White Earth Chichimeca ) : Here are exhibited archaeological pre-Hispanic groups belonging to this region , ranging from the Preclassic to the dawn of conquest , organized chronologically , as well as parts Chupícuaro style materials , styles time clear influence of the Mesa Central and predominance of Teotihuacan . This section contains information obtained from research conducted in the neighborhood of the archaeological site of La Cruz. San Juan del Rio has recreational facilities , " Stony Infonavit " , " Paso de Guzman " and " Ecological Park Railways " . It also has great beauty sites historical as the " Barrio Archaeological Zone of the Cross" .