Must see attractions in Aguascalientes State

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    Museo Nacional de la Muerte

    The excellent Museo Nacional de la Muerte exhibits all things relating to Mexico's favorite subject – death – from the skeleton La Catrina to historic…

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    Palacio de Gobierno

    On the south side of Plaza de la Patria, the red-and-pink stone Palacio de Gobierno is Aguascalientes' most noteworthy colonial building. Once the mansion…

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    Museo José Guadalupe Posada

    Aguascalientes native José Guadalupe Posada (1852−1913) was in many ways the founder of modern Mexican art. His engravings and satirical cartoons…

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    Museo de Aguascalientes

    Housed in a handsome neoclassical building dating to 1903, this museum houses a permanent collection of work by the brilliant Aguascalientes artist…

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    The well-restored 18th-century baroque cathedral, on the plaza's west side, is more magnificent inside than out. Over the altar at the east end of the…

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    Museo Regional de Historia

    This history museum was designed by Refugio Reyes as a family home and features a small chapel. Its exhibits cover everything from the big bang and the…

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    Templo del Encino

    This church contains a black statue of Jesus that some believe is growing. When it reaches an adjacent column, a worldwide calamity is anticipated…

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    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

    A small, modern museum displaying the work of painter Enrique Guzmán (1952−86) as well as temporary exhibitions.

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    Expoplaza is a modern shopping and restaurant-bar strip. On the mall's south side, the wide and soulless pedestrian promenade comes alive at night and…

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    Teatro Morelos

    Teatro Morelos, scene of the 1914 Convention of Aguascalientes, was constructed during the reign of Pofirio, in which revolutionary factions led by Pancho…

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    Ex-Plaza de Toros San Marcos

    Near the northeast corner of Jardín de San Marcos, the Ex-Plaza de Toros San Marcos, the city's old bullring, is now a school for aspiring matadors. If…

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    Templo de San Antonio

    A crazy quilt of architectural styles built around 1900 by self-taught architect Refugio Reyes, San Antonio's interior is highly ornate, with huge round…

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    Templo de San Marcos

    The handsome 18th-century Templo de San Marcos is across from the Jardín de San Marcos and overlooks the end of the city's main pedestrian street.

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    Casino de la Feria

    This is Mexico's only legal casino (built in 1962); during the annual feria, it's also the the city's cockfighting arena.