Tequisquiapan Tourist Attractions
About 20km/13mi north-west of San Juan del Río on the MEX 120 lies the charming seaside resort of Tequisquiapan (1700 m (5579 ft); population 30,000). Its hotels and thermal baths (radioactive springs), and its facilities for riding and fishing attract visitors, particularly from Mexico City.
Throughout the city a series of portal crosses cut during the viceregal epoch period adorn a variety of locations. The most notable of these stands in front of a discotheque which was once a chapel.
Geographical Center of the Country
In 1978 this monument marking Tequisquiapan as the geographic center of Mexico was erected.
A variety of crafts are available for sale at the market which was first held in 1983.
Museum of the 1917 Constitution
This small museum contains furniture and a few paintings of which is featured a portrait of Don Venustiano Carranza.
Temple of Santa Maria Magdalena
Built in the 16th c. the first mass held here was to celebrate the foundation of Tequisquiapan.
Temple of Santa Maria de la Asuncion
Construction began in 1874 but was not completed until the early 20th c. Pink quarry is used for the neo-classical façade.
Ancient Railroad Bernal Station
Opened in 1901 this station offers a panoramic view of the city.
Chapel of Our Father Jesus
This small chapel has a single tower and a simple façade.
La Trinidad Chapel
This small chapel sits atop a hill and offers a panoramic view of Tequisquiapan.