.San Joaquin is situated 279 km from
Mexico City by the federal highway
120 in the State of Queretaro, Mexico.
San Joaquin is characterized because of its beautiful
landscape, consisting of waterfalls, forests and caverns,
as well as important mineral deposits.
interesting place that should be visited for the
beauty of its natural stone formations is "Grutas Los Herrera" (Los Herrera
Caves) that offers its visitors a great adventure.
Nearby San Joaquin you
Archaeological Sites of Ranas and Toluquilla.
These sites, considered as important forts and ceremonial centers, since the
XVI century were occupied by "Chichimeca" tribes until the
Both of them count with
original ball games, pyramidal bases and plazas well adapted to the
topography and hills, surrounded by an
Waterfalls and Rupestre Paintings,
Three amazing waterfalls, within one k.
from each other, take their name from the town in which they are located:
the small village of El Durazno. Wall painting from the pre colombinian
period can be observed in El Durazno.
Archaeological site ,
Located 1.8 miles from the community of
San Joaquin, It is an ancient fortified city with a mural that surrounds
the remains of the courts of the ancient Ball Game and the bases of
ceremonial pyramids, also some of the living quarters, with stone beds,
altars and stoves of the last people to inhabit this city.
within a region of various existing mines, this mine calls special
attention to visit. It is 2 km from San Joaquin town
This little museum displays different and
peculiar rock minerals such as clay figures that have been found in the
Fresh air and a cool climate combine in a
very wide area to make an ideal place to camp, Campo Alegre is completely
fenced in, and therefore safe. Covered areas, tap water, electricity and
other facilities are available. The place is only 3 minutes out of San
Stalactites and stalagmites once produced by
water lics are today unusual shapes and figures. Approximately 500 meters
have been dug to enjoy such a scene. The entry to the grottos is at the
entrance of the town.
approximately 13 km from San Joaquin, the enchanting Maravillas waterfall
is 30mts high surrounded by woods.
side a ideal for camping. Situated in the borderline of San Joaquin and
Pinal de Amoles municipalities, nature lovers will be captivated by the
Local artisans of San
Joaquin make the famous "zapatos serranos"(mountain shoes).
main fairs and feasts:
Queretaro State •
Municipality & City |
Arroyo Seco Town
Colon Municipality |
Corregidora Municipality |
Municipality & Town
Huimilpan Municipality &
Jalpan de Serra City
Landa de Matamoros
Peña de Bernal |
Municipality & Town
Peñamiller Municipality |
Pinal de Amoles Municipality
San Joaquin Municipality & Town
San Juan del Rio City | Santa Maria de los Cocos Town |
Santiago de Queretaro
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Tequisquiapan Town |
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