State Of Guanajuato

Where to Go & What to Do

The state of Guanajuato is located in the north-central zone of the Mexican Republic. Of great historical significance for the country, each of its corners tells a formidable story.

Its wide range of tourist attractions, its location, as well as the diversity and beauty of its territory, have made it the sixth most visited destination in the country.

On your visit to the state you will marvel at its colonial jewels, its architecture and archaeological sites.

Visit Mexico's cultural destination.


Major Cities in Guanajuato

Turismo en Guanajuato Mexico

Guanajuato City

Guanajuato is the state capital and is known for its silver mining history and colonial architecture.

It has a network of narrow streets, alleys and tunnels. The Alhóndiga de Granaditas is a museum of local art and history with pre-Columbian exhibits.

Ciudad de Leon Guanajuato Mexico


León is known for its production of leather goods, which are sold in the Zona Piel district.

The neo-Gothic church Templo Expiatorio has a crypt with catacombs. In the Cathedral, the Museum of Sacred Art houses religious paintings and sculptures.

San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato 1

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is known for its baroque architecture, art scene and cultural festivals.

In the historic center is the neo-Gothic church Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, whose spectacular pink towers rise above the main square.

Other Tourist Destinations in Guanajuato

Silao Guanajuato Cubilete


Irapuato Guanajuato


Salamanca Guanajuato


Archaeological Sites in Guanajuato

Zona Arqueologica Arroyo Seco Guanajuato

Arroyo Seco

Victoria, Guanajuato

Zona Arqueologica Cañada de la Virgen Guanajuato

Cañada de la Virgen

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato

Zona Arqueologica El Coporo Guanajuato

El Cóporo

Ocampo, Guanajuato

Zona Arqueologica Peralta Guanajuato


Abasolo, Guanajuato

Zona Arqueologica Plazuelas Guanajuato


Pénjamo, Guanajuato

Where is the State of Guanajuato located?

Official Tourism Site

The state of Guanajuato, land of the Totomí and the Chichimecas, and whose capital of the same name was called Cerro de las Ranas, "Quanax Huata" has a place in the hearts of Mexicans, since in the city of Dolores, the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla proclaimed the independence of Mexico, with the famous Grito de Dolores.