Reviews Chihuahua City
Other museums include the Museo de Arte Popular, which exhibits the life and customs of the Natives. The Regional ... More Museum (or Quinta Gameros) is one of Mexico’s finest examples of Art Nouveau, and houses exhibits on Chihuahuan archaeology and history.
Other places worth visiting include the Cathedral of St Francis of Assisi with a Baroque façade. The Churches of Santa Rita and Guadalupe are worth your while too.
You could purchase the Chihuahua dog in the Sunday Market.
It was in Chihuahua that Miguel Hidalgo (considered the Father of Mexico) was imprisoned and executed. Benito Juarez, five-time Mexican President also resided in Chihuahua.
The climate is arid and dry all year round, although rainfall is regular. The annual average temperature is 18°C. Travel can be avoided between June and October, the rainy season.
Invaded by the ... More Spanish and French, Chihuahua was home to native tribes too, giving this city a rich culture. Primarily a mining town during the colonial era, the population of 749,000 mainly works in ‘maquiladoras’, foreign manufacturing facilities.
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