Plaza de Armas, Queretaro City

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Head to the heart of Queretaro's historic center at Plaza de Armas, a bustling town square. Surrounded by 18th century architecture, the square represents a good point from which to view the city's colonial manors and mansions. A photographer's eye will be drawn to the open aspect of the square, in contrast to the often cramped streets around the historic center. Choose from a number of atmospheric restaurants, bars, and cafes, which line the square and offer alfresco wining and dining. The square's central fountain is topped by a statue of Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana, the nobleman and benefactor who funded so much of the city's development. Work out when and for how long to visit Plaza de Armas and other Queretaro City attractions using our handy Queretaro City road trip planner.
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  • All of the amazing parks in Querétaro are closed due to the pandemic to discourage gatherings. You can see that they are being beautifully maintained and when they open, they will be better than...  more »
  • In the historic center you cant help but pass the Plaza de Armas. We passed several times, but it was most beautiful at night.  more »

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