The historical backdrop of Mexico is loaded with lively scenes along its history; starting with the main indigenous pilgrims touching base from the north of the mainland, proceeding with the Colonial time frame begun by the entry and control of the grounds that are presently some portion of Mexico by the Spaniard warriors and preachers. Also, extending until our present day days with every one of its inconsistencies and wonders; yet with its kin continually keeping up the exceptional character that has recognized them as the centuries progressed.
Among the numerous Mexican urban communities that are clear declarations of times of this history, there is one that has, alongside history, an exceptionally specific appeal and character.
This city is called Guanajuato and is arranged 400 km north of Mexico City, close to the land focal point of the Republic. It has an entirely gentle atmosphere with a spring-like climate amid a large portion of the year.
Guanajuato is not a major city and its inceptions backpedal to the settling of the main Spaniard pilgrims in the XVI century, who found and detonated the tremendous lavishness of the slopes that encompass this unconventional town. This extravagance of silver and gold of its mines was of such significance to the Spanish Crown that the city was given the title of “Genuine de Minas” and its acclaim, alongside its gold, voyaged everywhere throughout the world.
The interesting topography of the city is one of the primary wellsprings of its eccentricities. The majority of the houses and structures were based on the skirts of slopes and together shape a combination that helps you to remember a “cubist” painting by Picasso, with every one of those square houses in various levels, as in a craftsman canvas, and a labyrinth of back roads scarcely isolating each house from the other.
Guanajuato was observer of extraordinary lavishness as well as was one of the beginning spots of the Insurgent unrest prompting the autonomy of the nation. The main significant clash of this battle for flexibility against the Spanish Crown occurred in this city, all the more particularly at the building known has the “Alhondiga de Granaditas”. This is a tremendous building that used to be a corn and wheat stop and that, considering the circumstance of the revolt, was utilized by the Spaniards and their back streets has an asylum amid the fight. Toward the end Insurgents vanquished the “Alhondiga” because of the nearby legend known as “El Pipila”, who consumed the fundamental passage entryway shielding himself from the projectiles terminated from above with a stone plate bound to his back.
This alongside other energetic scenes of Mexican history have made of Guanajuato a vital authentic place to visit by many individuals around the globe, that now can enjoy the visitor work of the city with its numerous hotels and comforts.