San Juan Del Río Tourism

San Juan del Río is a city (2010 census pop. 241,699) and administrative seat of the surrounding San Juan del Río Municipality (pop. 208,462) in the central Mexican state of Querétaro. The population in July, 2007 is calculated in 128,270 for the city and 217,980 for the municipality. Both the city and municipality have the second-highest population in the state. The municipality has an area of 799.9 km2 (308.8 sq mi). It is on the country's central plateau (altiplano), 50 km (31 mi) southeast of state capital, Santiago de Querétaro, at 20°23′N 99°59′W / 20.383°N 99.983°W and an elevation of 1922 m. Famous for its opals, mined at nearby La Trinidad, it is also an agricultural center (corn, wheat, sugarcane, beans, alfalfa, fruit, and livestock) and has some light industry. A number of wineries are also located in the vicinity. It is connected to Santiago de Querétaro and Mexico City by the mainline freight railway and Federal Highway 57.

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Home to pretty treasures, San Juan Del Río is Mexico's best kept secret. The nearest major city to San Juan Del Río is Mexico City. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Mexico City for its bountiful attractions like Muse De Templo Mayor, Chapultepec Castle, Zocalo on your trip to San Juan Del Río. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.