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Guanajuato's Funicular

A funicular is a transport that is used mainly in very inclined places. It has two cabins connected by a cable on a railway track, elevator style, so that while one cabin goes up the other goes down, allowing to take advantage of potential energy. 81 palabras más


El Pípila Monument: Viva la Revolución, part II

Although the tale is most certainly apocryphal, there is still a monument dedicated to el Pípila on a hill overlooking Guanajuato. 114 palabras más


The Alhóndiga: Viva la revolución, part I

Along Avenida 28 de Septiembre and east of most of the other attractions in Guanajuato is the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, which today serves as a museum and memorial to Mexican independence but was once the the city’s granary that stored its seeds and harvested grains. 468 palabras más


Rocking the Cradle of Independence

The old bus lumbered up the winding cobblestone road to Cristo Rey, one of the world’s tallest statues of Jesus Christ. Marking the geographic center of Mexico, this rocky mountaintop location affords a panoramic view of the Bajio, a fertile plain considered the cradle of Mexican Independence. 600 palabras más

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