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#1 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Art Museums; Museums; Historic Sites
Located in an old monastery, this museum has a unique collection of indigenous artwork.
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#2 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Formally known as Nuestra Senora de Asuncion, this 18th-century church is a leading example of Churrigueresque architecture.
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#3 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Mines
Owner description: This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground... more » Owner description: This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground nightclub. « less
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#4 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Mountains; Lookouts
The beautiful mountain overlooking Zacatecas, complete with a cable car for tourists.
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#5 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Ancient Ruins

La Quemada (500-900 A.D.) is a huge fortress and ceremonial center, located 35 miles south of the city of Zacatecas, on highway No. 54.  Its ruins include grand halls, ball... more »

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#6 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Trams
A 10-minute cable car ride between two small mountain peaks in the city's historic section.
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#7 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Art Museums; Religious Sites; Museums
Owner description: Formerly known as the Museum of Viceregal Art, this early 18th-century convent located in Guadalupe, a small suburb of... more » Owner description: Formerly known as the Museum of Viceregal Art, this early 18th-century convent located in Guadalupe, a small suburb of Zacatecas, is now a museum with an impressive collection of religious art. « less
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#8 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: This museum holds Coronel's diverse collection of art, which he denoted shortly before his death, and also is home to a... more » Owner description: This museum holds Coronel's diverse collection of art, which he denoted shortly before his death, and also is home to a 25,000-volume Mexican history library. « less
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#9 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Museums
The exhibits at this museum focus on indigenous art, with a specific emphasis on the work of the Huichol Indians.
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#10 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Museums; Religious Sites
This large church, which hovers over the Plaza de Santo Domingo, is known for its dark, melancholy appearance.
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#11 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The government building for the state of Zacatecas is located on the south side of this plaza, the town's main square.
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#12 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Once the governor's mansion, this large structure now serves as a museum with exhibits on the art and history of the region,... more » Owner description: Once the governor's mansion, this large structure now serves as a museum with exhibits on the art and history of the region, specifically the work of Goitia, a famous local painter from the early 1900s. « less
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#13 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
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Category: Art Museums
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#14 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Theaters
This late 19th-century theater takes its name from a prominent Mexican poet.
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#15 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This town square is a popular place to mingle in the downtown area.
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#16 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Art Museums
This museum features a large collection of indigenous art, with a focus on the Huichol Indians.
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#17 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Museums
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#18 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#19 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
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#20 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Historic Sites
The preserved house of a Spanish miner who struck it rich from the nearby mine.
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#21 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Museums
#22 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
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#23 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
#24 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Museums
Once a palace, this museum is now a gallery for Zacatecan artists.
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#25 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Contemporary art and design gallery featuring young mexican artists.
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#26 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Government Buildings
The seat of the regional government is located in an 18th-century building that once housed a Spanish count.
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#27 of 27 attractions in Zacatecas
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
This old hotel is now a center for tourist information.
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