Downtown Queretaro is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood's architecture and college atmosphere are just a couple of its charming qualities. You can experience the local art and live music, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Downtown Queretaro's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Queretaro area.
Sightseeing around Downtown Queretaro
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Stroll the halls at Queretaro Museum of Art, Queretaro Regional Museum, or Museum of the Restoration of the Republic. Attractions like Museum of the City, City Museum, and Theater of the Republic highlight the local culture. Monuments like Neptune Fountain, Temple of Santa Clara, and San Francisco Temple honor the area. Swing by Church of Santo Domingo, Government Palace, and Convent and Temple of Santa Cruz to learn about local history. Take a tour of Marista University of Queretaro and Autonomous University of Queretaro and immerse yourself in the collegiate life. Create some family memories at Nestle Headquarters and Bicentennial Park.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. Guerrero Garden, Zenea Garden, or Cerro de Las Campanas National Park are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Plaza Galerias Shopping Center, Plaza Santa Maria Bullring, and Plaza del Parque Shopping Mall are other spots for some local fun.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Santa Rosa de Viterbo Temple. San Jose de Gracia Temple, Temple of San Agustin, and Monument to the Corregidora are other top spots to see.
Getting around Downtown Queretaro
Queretaro, Queretaro (QRO-Queretaro Intl.) is the closest major airport, 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from Downtown Queretaro.