Guanajuato’s mummies you find...
Guanajuato’s mummies you find in the city’s Mummy Museum. Here, the mummified bodies of local people (a consequence of the peculiar mineral composition of the region’s soil) have been on display since 1870.
The first mummy to exhumed was that of a French doctor Remigio Leroy in 1865. Nowadays, the museum consists a various of exhibition halls, in which 119 mummified bodies are on display; 79 woman, 21 men and 19 children, one of which is the smallest mummy in the world…
See for more pictures and info in my “Las Momias” travelogue please…
Like a scary movie
Don't forget to visit the famous mummies of Guanajuato, which are preserved in perfect conditions thanks to the minerals in the soil.
The museum give you a tour and explain some myths and fact about each mummies
The old University of Guajanuato has a very interesting arquitecture. Is very original and to get inside you have to go up a lot of steps, when you go up you feel like you hike a pyramid..
Been in the top the view is one of the most beatuful coz you see in the other side the mountain with the "Pipila" monument and all the city with its little houses.
The University still have a lot of students that are actracted by the beautiful city. There's a lot of art students at Guanajuato
After an exsausted stairs climbing hehe, you will enjoy the finest, beauty and insterting of the University, one of the ancient in the country.
- Hiking and Walking
The mummies museum!
Yes, there are mummies in Guanajuato. Las momias were found in cemeteries of the 19th century and now have their own museum. This picture shows the smallest mummy in the world.
- Historical Travel
- Budget Travel
El Teatro Juarez
The exterior is grand. The interior is regal, sumptuous, and refined. The theatre runs a full calendar of events.
- Arts and Culture
- Theater Travel
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