ARCHITECTURE OF MONUMENTAL SOMBRERETE, ZACATECAS

A little over 170 miles north of Zacatecas capital one of the most outstanding colonial towns in northern Mexico, declared from February 2012 is located "Magic Town" in Mexico and the third in the list of the state of Zacatecas.

This town takes its name from the nearby and dominant hill "Sombreretillo, the way it has in tricorn hat at the time, was founded in 1555 by Juan de Tolosa and initially was named Villa de Llerena San Juan Bautista Royal Mines and
Cap, with a reputation and inexhaustible potential gold and silver deposits exploited since then.

That once bonanza may be reflected in the monumental architecture of its beautiful temples, plazas and stone buildings, led by the convents of San Mateo and Santo Domingo.

The main festival is celebrated Bonnet February in La Candelaria, where the main temple is erected by natives and where they worship the Virgin of Candelaria; The main garden has a beautiful stand carved pillars and their extended portals Calle Real stand out as being the longest in the country.
Cap provides the opportunity for a getaway, and get to know and enjoy its history and cultural and natural beauties. It is a place with fresh and different alternatives for all visitors, so it appears as one of the major tourist attractions of the state, standing above all the warmth and friendliness of its people.

Bonnet is a place with multiple alternatives and close even the archaeological adventure, as the site offers Altavista in Chalchihuites, located just one hour. Visit and enjoy this destination is indeed: Magic.

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Being part of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, since 2010, Bonnet (along with Sierra Organ and the Noria de San Pantaleon) was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (in its modality of Cultural Itinerary ).

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