Tourist destinationsThe state has touristic cities like: Zacatecas, and Sombrerete. Near Sombrerete there is a small town called La Noria, it is small but on July 27 they have a bigfestival celebrating the saint "San Pantaleón". There are other places like Jerez, or others such as Sierra de Organos, Sierra de Cardos, and Altavista.
Zacatecas: The colonial center of this city is aUNESCO World Heritage site and features elaborately decorated buildings, cobblestone streets, and wrought-iron lanterns.
Sombrerete: Colonial city established in 1555 as a village, actually is asmall city, is the fifth most important in the state, and considered the second most beautiful city in the state. The city features old and beautiful churches built in the New Spain Era, with decorated,old buildings. The municipality has touristic forests, and Sierra de Organos, world famous for filming of western movies.
Jerez de Garcia Salinas: A city near the capital city of Zacatecas(Zacatecas City), has colonial buildings and the Santuario and Parroquial Churches, made known internationally by Lopez Velarde, a writer born in that city. It also has beautiful colonial buildings some ofwhich are now lighted at night. Jérez was designated as a "Pueblo Mágico" in 2007 because of its customs, traditions, cuisine and its people. More than 20 years in the past (1988) it had already beendesignated as a National Monument.
The Rafael Coronel museum is unique in that it holds a collection of over 5,000 masks. It is one of the largest mask collections in Mexico, with pieces fromthroughout the country.
Jalpa is a small town located in the Mexican state of Zacatecas, close to the border with Jalisco and Aguascalientes and about a three hour drive south of the capital city,Zacatecas. Jalpa is a colonial-style city, with cobble stone streets (most are gone now), narrow walkways, two Main churches El Señor de Jalpa and La Parroquia de san Antonio, and 2 plazas. Jalpa...