Best places to visit in Coahuila: discover the Top destinations of Coahuila
For those interested in art, visit the Ateneo Fuente, an Art Deco building over 137 years old housing Mexican art. Visit the Technological Institute in Saltillo, known as the ‘Athens of Mexico’, where many Mexican thinkers came from. The Saltillo Cathedral, a Baroque construction is one of the most important attractions in the city. Cristo de las Noas, a religious complex with a monumental sculpture of Christ, the second largest of its kind in Americas is located near Piedras Negras.
A well-frequented museum is the Museo de las Aves México (Bird Museum), exhibiting about seventy percent of the bird population of Mexico. You could visit the Wax Museum with famous Mexican figures in the city of Torreon. The Venustiano Caranza Museum in Saltillo displays information on various local political figures.
The desert sand dunes of Bilbao are worth visiting. An important attraction near Acuña is the Parque Nacional de los Novillos with a beautiful landscape and hot springs. You could try hiking or mountain climbing in the ranges of Sierra Mojada or visit one of the iron or silver mines. Be a part of the traditional Fiesta de la Amistad with parades and cultural events. The Plaza de las Tres Culturas in the city of Piedras Negras exhibits information on three pre- Hispanic tribes, Mayas, Aztecs and Olmecs.