Guanajuato Guide

Whether you're in the planning stages of a trip to Guanajuato, Mexico or you're already there and want to learn more about your surroundings, we're here to help!

What Guanajuato, your in-depth Guanajuato city guide. These six easy-to-navigate sections are full of original, reliable and accurate information about Guanajuato, Mexico that you won't find anywhere else.

About Guanajuato

UNESCO World Heritage City, colonial masterpiece, beacon of independence... Guanajuato is all of this and more. Read more

What to See

The best way to get to know any city is by exploring neighborhood by neighborhood. Read more

What to Do

Between shopping, dining, dancing the night away and exploring the natural surroundings... Read more

Learn here The history of Guanajuaton from the time of the Chichimeca and the P'urhépecha to its present day university vibe and culturally active city.

Culture & the Arts

Guanajuato has been a cultural hot-spot for practically the trajectory of its existence! Today you can dive right into the cultural scene and enjoy theaters, museums and festivals all set to a backdrop of stunning colonial architecture.Read more


As capital of Guanajuato State, Guanajuato City boasts easy access and ample transportation to countless cities, towns and other points of interest including important historic and religious monuments. Learn more about great day-trip ideas by clicking on the link below! Read more

Visitors to modern day Guanajuato will feel the unique spirit of this breathtaking Mexican town, a mix of tradition and modernity that is reflected on its colonial buildings and streets, and its varied cultural offer. Also, the city is a great place to try some of the finest and most delicious Mexican dishes, and an opportunity to get to know the authentic Mexican lifestyle.

The various museums of Guanajuato make of the city a cultural hotspot, and are a claim to both national and international tourists facinated, for example, by the Diego Rivera Museum or the Mummy Museum.

If you love sightseeing, amazing natural landscapes and a laid-back and tranquil city atmosphere, Guanajuato will fulfil your expectations! The customs and way of life of Guanajuato affect the city in such a way that, despite being a large urban center, it still keeps the small town feel and atmosphere. Visit Guanajuato and experience a different way of life!

How to Use this Guide

We would like to offer you a complete guide that goes through every detail and direction you might need on your visit to Guanajuato, from the moment you are arranging your trip to the moment you arrive to your destination.

With this meticulous guide you will access all the fundamental information on what to do and see, at the same time as you get a unique insight on the traditions and folklore of the city of Guanajuato.