Located in the heart of Mexico, Zacatecas is a modern city with a deep heritage of the Spanish influence over 450 years ago. With unique pink stone facades, beautiful streets and alleys, mines and culture, this destination is ideal to discover one of the most charming places in the country, only with Aeromexico where you can get the best deals in flights to Zacatecas, Mexico.
The architecture of Zacatecas is quite something. The Historical district has been awarded as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO and the main attractions are the Spanish Baroque style Cathedral, the Santo Domingo’s church and its impressive paintings, and “El Cubo” Aqueduct, built more than 250 years ago and which traverses most of the city. These are just a few examples of what Zacatecas has to offer.
Some mines have been adapted for tours, including The Eden, a mine first opened in 1586. If you visit this place at night you will find a bar open inside the mine. That is part of the Zacatecas below-the-surface to the sky circuit. The tour offers a cable car ride to the legendary Cerro de La Bufa, where visitors can admire the rock formations, mineral colors, and underground machinery.
“La Quemada” is a fabulous archeological site located 35 miles from the city of Zacatecas, developed between 300 and 1,200 A.D. This site is divided into three structures: The City, The Palace, located across the central area of the hill, and the Temple located in the south. Inside there are structures built in stones, slabs, and structures as The Hall of Columns, the Ball field, and the Votive Pyramid.
In Zacatecas you should take the tour known as “las callejonadas”, a guided visit thought the multiple alleys and streets of the city where you can listen to the stories and myths of Zacatecas. In your next vacations take one of our flights to Zacatecas, Mexico with Aeromexico and enjoy the best family vacations.