Santa Rosalia

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Santa Rosalia in Baja California Sur State, MexicoSanta Rosalia is an ancient mining town situated 61 km from Mulege by the federal highway 1 in the State of Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Santa Rosalia is famous because of the singular beauty of its landscapes.

In Santa Rosalia you can practice aquatic sports such as angling.

On July 7 1885 the French company El Boleo initiated the operation of rich deposit of copper, within a concession of president Porfirio Diaz and in exchange of it,
the company had to built a town, the harbor, public buildings and establish a maritime route between Santa Rosalia and Guaymas and create employment to Mexican workers.

Santa Rosalia in Baja California Sur State, MexicoIn 1897 the Santa Barbara church was installed, designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1884 and pre constructed  in two years to be showed at the World Exposition in Paris in 1889.

In a tour through the town, you feel the sensation of being in another space and time with buildings and public places, where stands out the City Hall, the French Hotel, the Central Hotel, the Mahatma Gandhi Library and the Post Office. On the Morelos Garden  you'll find one of the Baldwin's locomotors brought to the place in 1886 and the ruins and the old melting plant, the Santa Barbara church and old bakery el Boleo.

Santa Rosalia in Baja California Sur State, MexicoEnigmatic mining town where history and modern life converge.
The French architecture of the colonial period preserves the memory of the imposing and luxurious vessels which traversed the Sea of Cortez. In addition to trips to local historical sites, it is recommended as a departure point for the cave paintings or the whale watching lagoons.

 

 


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