The buildings take you back in time to the glorious independence era. As you walk down the streets and alleyways you?ll come across spots that have inspired the creation of myths and legends, such as the famous Callejon del Beso (Alley of the Kiss). You?ll also be able to walk through underground tunnels that connect one side of the city to the other. At the plazas and fountains, you can enjoy the tranquility that you?ll find at such places as the Baratillo, where you can buy the finest regional crafts. Various cultural events also take place in the squares and streets, such as the International Cervantes Festival, which brings together many artists of diverse cultural and artistic disciplines.
Some of the events are also held at the beautiful Teatro Juarez, the city?s most important venue. In museums, such as the Mummy Museum, you?ll discover the secrets and mysteries of the mummification process. To unravel more mysteries, visit the Cristo Rey del Cubilete Sanctuary, where you can also go paragliding. Finally, you can do a culinary tour of the region, starting out in Celaya and moving on to San Miguel de Allende. These areas have some of the best food in Mexico.