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Peña de Bernal in Queretaro, Mexico Bernal is a small village in the center of the State of Queretaro. It belongs to the Municipality of Ezequiel Montes. Bordering to the East is the State of Hidalgo, to the North, Cadereyta, to the South, Tequisquiapan, and to the West are the municipalities of Colon and Toliman. The distance from Queretaro City to Ezequiel Montes is approximately 63 Kms. From Ezequiel Montes to Bernal it is approximately 17 Kms. Bernal is half an hour from the City of Queretaro.

It is believed that the village of Bernal was founded in 1647 by Lieutenant Alonso Cabrera.

He came with ten soldiers and three of his sons at the request of the native Indians. They wanted him to insure the safety of their crops, jobs, and women in this rugged area. When the Spaniards arrived they built a small building which they named Presidio, or fort, but it was never used for this purpose. Today the villagers enjoy water, drainage, electricity, telephones and good roads. They are known for the wool they produce as well as for their beautiful weaving.

Peña de Bernal in Queretaro, Mexico The traditional religious celebration of Santa Cruz on the third of May brings about 4000 people to Bernal.

Bernal's setting at the base of one of the world's largest rocks, is breathtakingly dramatic.

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Recommended Routs: Extreme Route and Mission's Route

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