Jardín de San Marcos
The construction of this neoclassical structure was completed in 1842. It is made up of a balustrade (banister with small columns), of pink quarry stone, entrances facing the four cardinal points and vase-shaped tops. It is the emblematic symbol of Aguascalientes. At the far west point of the garden, is the beautiful San Marcos Church.
Palacio de Gobierno (Governmental Palace)
A beautiful building that dates back to 1665 and is located to the south of the main plaza. Although it was used as a council building, it is known that its original structure was meant to be the residence for the estate of Ciénega de Mata or de Rincón.
This church is dedicated to Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, and is the symbol of the city. It is considered to be the oldest in Aguascalientes. It was first built in 1575, and was the Parroquia de Asunción; little by little, it was remodeled and rebuilt until it became this baroque-style church made with pink quarry stone.
Templo del Encino
This structure was built between 1773 and 1796, in the Triana neighborhood, one of the oldest in the city. Here, the Cristo Negro is venerated, whose image appeared on a trunk that was struck by lightening, which is celebrated on November 13. The bullfighters are the most fervent devotees of this dark, beautiful figure.
Casa de la Cultura (House of Culture)
This is located in a 17th century building, used as a private residence and then a convent. Among its treasures inside, you will find six bronze plates with the theme of Aztec kings and gods. Its patios are used for book fairs, theater productions, exhibitions or book presentations. If you are an appreciate art in any of its forms, this place is definitely worth a visit.
Regional History Museum
Inside this museum, you can take an exciting trip back through the history of Aguascalientes, from the prehistoric era up until the present. Its nine galleries exhibit paleontological samples of the region, diverse ceramic archeological and colonial artifacts and articles that date back to the Revolutionary Convention of 1914. Opened in 1988 by the state government and the National Institute of Anthropology and History, it is a must-see during your visit to this beautiful city.