If you love to wander through hushed cathedrals, staring up at the soaring ceilings in awe, this is the destination for you. Some of the religious landmarks you can visit on Aguascalientes vacations include the San Marcos Church, the Templo Expiatorio Ave Maria, the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of the Ascension, and the Temple of San Antonio. If you prefer cultural history to religious history, Aguascalientes has two local museums for your perusal: the Aguascalientes Museum and the Guadalupe Posada Museum, both of which allow you a taste of local culture and history. More specialized subject material is on exhibit in the Interactive Museum of Sciences and Technology, the Railroad Museum, and the National Museum of Death.
Recurring Festivals and Events
The largest fair in Mexico, the Feria de San Marcos, affords endless opportunities for sampling local culture and traditions. It's held in Aguascalientes each spring, and features local dancing, great live music, and even a bullfighting show! Another exciting annual festival is the Festival de Calaveras, held in October and November, where you can enjoy local cuisine and live music, and also participate in unique experiences particular to the Festival de Calaveras. Because it's a festival celebrating the dead, you can try special Day of the Dead bread, watch a Day of the Dead-themed Calaveras parade, and experience related activities such as themed tours and handicraft exhibits.
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