Guanajuato is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico with its unique charm, its alleys are the most romantic, its architecture is impressive and the colors of its streets are unmistakable. It is quite common to take one of the flights to Guanajuato and take the typical photos in the usual places, however, what if, in your next visit, you try to capture a new angle of the city in one of these places?
This monument is one of the main icons of the city, for years it has been common for visitors to take the picture with El Pipila behind them; however, the view of the city from the surroundings of this viewpoint is one of the most beautiful. So turn and pose just looking at the monument, if you have someone to make your photographer ask him to climb the stairs of El Pipila to take the picture from above.
You do not need to go far to explore the city of Guanajuato in depth, let yourself be carried away by those colorful roads with climbs, descents, old doors and balconies with flowers, you will surely find the perfect space for the photo of the memory.
In the heart of the Historic Center of Guanajuato is the square that frames the Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, with its imposing towers and its antique clock, here it is convenient that you stay somewhat remote to include both the temple and the Monument to Peace, which is in front. This picture will be better if you take it before sunset, when the streets and businesses around start to turn on their lights.
University of Guanajuato
The university building is another of the great icons of the city with its unmistakable stairs, don´t miss the adventure and presume to your friends who climbed to the top, with a panoramic photo of the city from this point.
Giving a kiss on the third step will assure you years of good luck, but following this tradition will also make you end up with the most repeated photo of all of Guanajuato. Better go up to the balcony and let someone else catch the moment from below, it suits you to go in search of this image one day where there are not so many tourists in the city, maybe you’ll take a while to get it, but originality is worth it.
The underground street
One of the most distinguishing characteristics of Guanajuato are its tunnels, these streets are perfect scenarios to obtain photos that you couldn´t have done anywhere else in Mexico, you will have to use your good pulse or a tripod to get clear photos below, but the effort will be worth it.
These are just some examples of how you could take advantage of the flights to Guanajuato to take home the best photos, but of course, the city has many more sites waiting to be captured by your camera and even more important, be engraved in your memory for its beauty.