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Hill of the Bells

Av. Tecnologico, esq. Hidalgo, Queretaro City, Mexico
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very important place for Mexian history, but nothing very well explained there!!!!

This place is so important for mexican history, but being there I noticed that there is few or not... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2016
Flavio S
Historical park

Tour bus stopped here, very pretty grounds & much Mexican historical interest. Worth... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
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Av. Tecnologico, esq. Hidalgo, Queretaro City, Mexico

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

This place is so important for mexican history, but being there I noticed that there is few or not enough explanation, background on the facts that happened there.... it was disappointing.

Thank Flavio S
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Tour bus stopped here, very pretty grounds & much Mexican historical interest. Worth visiting...snack vendors just in front--I was glad for a bottle of cold water.

Thank HarrisBoston
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This place is a nce and well cared park that has some stones and when you hit them with another stone, the stone sounds like a bell. Also Maximiliano of Habsburg, who was Meexico's Emperor for a short time, while at the same time Benito...More

1  Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 3 October 2015

What a pleasant park in the middle of Queretaro! As explained, a great deal of historical significance with grounds that entice you to relax and enjoy.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I have always wanted to visit this place since it was where former emperor Maximiliano was executed, it is located in a very nice park in the heart of the city.

Thank Brownsville_Traveler
Reviewed 7 July 2015

As a Mexican history buff, I really wanted to visit this place where Maximiliano, the Hapsburg "Emperor" of Mexico was executed in 1867. You are not going to see anything gruesome here, such as the exact location of his execution by firing squad, but you...More

1  Thank furnmtz
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Important spot worth walking to. If you walk into the university area, there is a park in the middle that is not well marked. We were looking for the museum at the top (which is pretty good) but even more impressive are the chapel built...More

1  Thank Manray09
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Known to local residents as "Cerro de las Campanas", this is an urban park of historical interest and site of an interesting museum. In 1867, would-be Emperor of Mexico Maximilian and his two top generals were executed for treason on the Cerro by the restored...More

1  Thank Charles G
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Took the trolly tour that included the Hill of the Bells. The hill allows one to see the city and its urban development. There is much of history related to the hill and also monuments. RMS

Thank RamonSalcido
Reviewed 12 April 2014

You gotta visit and listen to the rocks that sound like a bell! The statues, monuments and gardens surrounding them are beyond gorgeous!

Thank Lalagdl
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