Capital of the state of Aguascalientes,
Aguascalientes City is a colonial gem.
Tourism Tips - Visit the Guadalupe Posada museum, enjoy the downtown
area by horse drawn carriage or enjoy jicaletas in the San Marcos
Aguascalientes City stands on the banks of the Aguascalientes River.
The José Guadalupe Posada Museum is located in El Encino
Park. Native son Posada (1852-1913) was a famous engraver and illustrator.
The Feria Nacional de
San Marcos honors the city's patron saint and is billed as the
biggest fair in the country.
The event draws more than 2 million people between April and May.
Although casinos are illegal in Mexico, gambling has been a major
fair attraction for years, a move that forced the federal government
two years ago to grant temporary gambling permits.
is a division soccer team. The team left Mexico City and relocated
to Aguascalientes following the 2003 opening of Estadio Victoria,
which is now the team's home venue.