Things to do in Tequisquiapan

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Tequisquiapan Attractions

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Places of interest in Tequisquiapan

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Tequisquiapan attractions

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1. Tequisquiapan Opal Mine

Get the chance to search for opal stones and then see them turned into gemstones on a guided tour of the Tequisquiapan Opal Mine (Mina de Ópalos La Carbonera). For over a century Tequisquiapan has been a recognized location for the extraction and exploitation of opals, which get polished and created into artisanal jewelry sold around the world. Tequisquiapan Opal Mine is an open-air mine set on a hill encircled by the wild landscapes of Querétaro.
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Learn about opal-mining history, dig for semi-precious stones and enjoy superb views of the Querétaro Valley at this working mine.

2. Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa

You can take time to visit Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa during your travels to Tequisquiapan. Make time to visit the spas and monuments while you're in the area.
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You can take time to visit Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa during your travels to Tequisquiapan. Make time to visit the spas and monuments while you're in the area.

3. Plaza Miguel Hidalgo

The Plaza Miguel Hidalgo is a wide-open square at the heart of the pretty colonial town of Tequisquiapan. Spend some time soaking up the atmosphere, meeting the friendly locals and taking in the sights and the impressive architecture.
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Join locals at this popular, leafy plaza in the heart of colonial Tequisquiapan. It is overlooked by a grand neoclassical church and is the perfect people-watching spot.

4. Church of Santa Maria

The Church of Santa Maria (Parroquia Santa María de la Asunción) is the principal church of the city of Tequisquiapan. Find it overlooking Plaza Miguel Hidalgo, an attractive public square bordered by ornamental gardens, shops and cafés. The Church of Santa Maria dates back to the 18th century and was built over several stages. It takes its name from Santa María de la Asunción y de las Aguas Calientes, the original name of Tequisquiapan.
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Admire this grand neoclassical church and discover the arcades, gardens and restaurants of the pleasant square on which it stands.

5. Pena de Bernal

Peña de Bernal is a towering rock formation that has become a place of pilgrimage because of the quaint chapel located halfway up. The monolith is 1,421 feet (433 meters) tall and dates back millions of years. Climb the rocky giant to appreciate all its natural features and the spectacular views from the summit.
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Take photos of the vista from the quaint chapel built on the side of one of the tallest monoliths in the world.

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