Guanajuato, Mexico
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Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato, Mexico
Colorful homes surround the churches and the main square in historic Guanajuato in the central highlands of Mexico, about 200 miles northwest of Mexico City. Though not a popular destination for U.S. tourists, Guanajuato is famous throughout Mexico for its silver mines, annual arts festival, mummy museum and wandering bands of musicians who stroll through the narrow, winding streets playing traditional music and telling the city’s stories. (John Muncie)
Guanajuato, Mexico
Brightly painted homes line the narrow, twisting streets of Guanajuato. The city in the central highlands of Mexico is built for walking, with a colorful surprise around every corner. (John Muncie)
Guanajuato, Mexico
A woman sells herbs and flowers on a narrow street near a downtown plaza in Guanajuato, Mexico. (John Muncie)
Guanajuato, Mexico
Hotels and outdoor cafes surround the Jardin Union, the main square in Guanajuato, a center of city life where residents and tourists gather for lattes and lunch. (John Muncie)
Guanajuato, Mexico
Colorful homes climb the canyon walls in Guanajuato in central Mexico. The Spanish began mining silver in the area in the 1520s, and some mines are still open. (John Muncie)
Guanajuato, Mexico
A brightly colored mask hangs outside a shop in Guanajuato, Mexico. The compact city with a population of about 75,000 is known throughout Mexico for its silver mines, mummy museum and strolling musicians. (John Muncie)
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