Located in Central Mexico, the city of Querétaro is home to stunning examples of colonial architecture. In fact, the city's downtown was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Try a wide array of culinary offerings, visit historic mansions, see a magnificent aqueduct, and wander through its history-filled streets.
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Querétaro City (Santiago de Querétaro) is one of Mexico’s oldest colonial cities. It has particular historical significance as a key site in Mexico’s Independence. Furthermore, it also stood in as the nation’s capital during the U.S. invasion of 1847.
Not only does this quiet colonial city have a legendary past and a Historic Center listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (1996), it’s also a great tourist destination. It’s a place for fine dining, learning about historic mansions and the stories they have to tell, site of a marvelous aqueduct, as well as streets and squares that invite you meander through.