Monday, November 18, 2019

Santa María del Agua de Landa

The last of the five gorgeous Franciscan missions in Sierra Gorda, built in 1760 - 1768. Church has elaborate, sumptuous façade which has been...

San Francisco del Valle de Tilaco

The best preserved of the five Franciscan missions in Sierra Gorda, built in 1744 - 1762. Church has a sumptuous façade influenced by the...

Nuestra Señora de la Luz de Tancoyol

The most elaborate of the five gorgeous Franciscan missions of Sierra Gorda, built in 1760 – 1766. The ornate façade of the church symbolises...

Santiago Mission in Jalpan

The first completed Franciscan mission in Sierra Gorda, built in 1751 - 1758. The gorgeous church has opulent façade which includes the elements of...

Sótano de la Culebra

Narrow sinkhole with total depth of 360 m, free fall - 336 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.9468 N 99.6429 W (approximate) Categories: Sinkholes Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? North America, Mexico, Querétaro,...

Querétaro aqueduct

Impressive, 1,280 m long aqueduct with 75 arches, average height – 23 m. Built in 1726 – 1738. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.5943 N 100.3756 W Categories: Water supply...

San Miguel Concá Mission

The smallest of the five gorgeous Sierra Gorda’s missions. Built in 1754 – 1758. Church has an elaborate, unusual façade in a mix of...

Sotano del Barro

The wilderness of Sierra Gorda Hills hides many exciting attractions and secrets and here has been created biosphere reserve to conserve the countless rare...