5 of the most beautiful cities in Querétaro that are not Magical Towns (perfect for a weekend trip)


In addition to its Magical Towns, there are some beautiful cities in Querétaro that are worth knowing. Here we share them with you.

Querétaro is a state of traditional and historical charm, known not only for having beautiful Magical Towns that stand out for their heritage, but also for a variety of destinations where you can enjoy an authentic approach to its spaces. For this reason, here we share other places worth knowing about in the state, not only some of the most beautiful cities in Querétaro but also municipalities and towns with a wonderful cultural attractions. 

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Santiago de Querétaro is the capital and most populous city in the state – as well as one of the most beautiful cities in Querétaro -, frequented for its wonderful cultural appeal and for offering its visitors countless corners where they can learn a little more about the history of Mexico . . It has a calm and local air, as well as a growing gastronomic offer that allows you to enjoy an authentic look at regional cuisine; it is worth taking a special tour, this to know its points of tourist interest more easily. 



San Juan del Río is another of the most beautiful cities in Querétaro, considered the second most populous in the state and with a growing tourist offer. It will be perfect for those who seek to appreciate a calmer and more local atmosphere, but with the same historical appeal that characterizes its towns; Its Historical Center has been declared a World Heritage Site and part of the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro complex, so a good activity will be to walk through it quietly, as well as visiting the Primus Brewery, the Museum of Death and Cava 57. 



Landa de Matamoros is a small town located northwest of Querétaro, a destination surrounded by incredible natural settings, which is definitely worth knowing if you enjoy ecological tourism activities and environmental connection. It belongs to the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, so a good option would be to hike or camp in one of its designated areas. We also recommend visiting the Matamoros River and taking a kayak ride. 



El Pueblito is one of the most beautiful cities in Querétaro, whose attraction lies in large old buildings that allow a leap into the past through its classic facades. One of the main points of interest is El Cerrito, a wonderful archaeological zone that was once a political and religious center; If you are looking to discover places of architectural beauty, then the best thing to do would be to visit its Main Garden, Sanctuary of the Virgin, Convent and Parish of San Francisco Galileo. 



El Marqués is one of the municipalities belonging to the state of Querétaro, located almost 60 kilometers from its capital and inhabited for a long time by Otomi groups. It has 24 former haciendas whose history dates back to the 17th century, perfect for discovering spaces that combine natural and architectural beauty; Other important sites are the El Marqués Biomuseo, the Chiquita Church, the Devil’s Dam, and the Wamerú Zoo. 

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