Guanajuato Journals

Guanajuato: Home of Diego Rivera

A December 2002 trip to Guanajuato by retro210

Quote: Guanajuato, described as the city where every direction you look is postcard-worthy!

Guanajuato: Home of Diego Rivera


We took a day trip to Guanajuato from San Miguel. It was only about an hour. From the bus station, we took a cab into the city through the old sewer system, now a tunnel of roads in and out of the city. It was an endless maze of roads; I now know what it feels like to be a rat....hmmmmm. We visited the Diego Rivera museum, housed in the home where he was born. It contained numerous pieces of his art as well as works by other well-known Mexican artists. The building was probably about 4 or 5 floors of art. It also afforded a wonderful view of Guanajuato from the top-floor windows. Beautiful churches, squares, Teatro Juarez, and the colors of the buildings are simply picturesque. ...Read More