Where to Go / What to Do in Hermosillo

In the beautiful City of the Sun you can take a tranquil walk through the Zaragoza Plaza, which shelters the majestic Cathedral of Asuncion; at sunset you can admire the city in its entire splendor just by going up to the view point on top of Cerro de la Campana. MUSEUM OF SONORA The history of the state is told through paleontology, archeology and history. It is located inside an ancient building of the XIX century, constructed mainly for prisoners, mostly Yaqui Indians, and it is on the side of Cerro de la Campana. MUSEUM OF POPULAR AND INDIGENOUS CULTURES Currently in the state of Sonora there are 100,000 indigenous people, mainly of mayo and yaqui ethnicities, due to this, the state government has dedicated a great amount of resources to protect the culture and essential elements of the Mexican culture through temporary expositions such as typical clothes, masks, handcrafts, regional toys, as well as paraphernalia of the ancient Beer Company of Sonora, pride of the region. LA SAUCEDA RECREATIONAL PARK This 40-hectare park is one of the places preferred not only by people from the capital, but also by the surrounding population. Its attractions are divided in the areas of Terra and Aquafantastic. In the first area, there are go-karts, miniature golf, videogames, and batting cages, among other things. In the area of Aquafantastic, the fun begins with a tidal wave pool, there are also water slides, and donut slides. It also has an area with grills for families to enjoy some Sonora meats. Periférico Oriente esquina con Blvd. Francisco Serna LA PINTADA Only 60km south of the Sonora capital there is an ancient indigenous Yaqui, Seris and Mayo refuge before the arrival of colonial conquistadors. Its caves were used for their life and death rituals, and they also served as a silent witness of the difficulties the Indians suffered during the colonization of their lands. Today you can find paintings recorded on the walls of the caves of the Sierra Prieta, also called Sierra Libre or Macizo del Cerro Prieto.

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