Miguel Hidalgo Square, with Irapuato Cathedral and the Fountain of Dancing Water
Miguel Hidalgo Square (Plazuela Miguel Hidalgo, Plaza Principal). Named after Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.
20.6749-101.34671Irapuato Cathedral (Catedral de Irapuato), Plazuela Miguel Hidalgo. A Spanish Baroque church built in the 16th century.
John Paul II Monument (Monumento al papa Juan Pablo II), Plazuela Miguel Hidalgo (directly next to the cathedral). A bronze statue from 2006, forged from keys donated by the citizens of Irapuato.
20.6744-101.34612Fountain of Dancing Water (Fuente de Aguas Danzarinas), Plazuela Miguel Hidalgo.
20.6743-101.34703Dolphin Fountain (Fuente de los delfines). One of three Florentine fountains donated in 1864 by the ill-fated Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico. The other two fountains are located in Léon and in Guanajuato.
20.67438-101.348144Sun Clock (Reloj del Sol), Plazuela Juan Alvarez. A century-old clock mounted on a column.
20.47133-101.41665[dead link]Peralta Archaeological Site (Zona Arqueológica Peralta), Carretera 90 Pénjamo-Abasolo, San José de Peralta. Tu-Su 10:00-18:00. A pre-Columbian site in use from 300-900 CE. Remains include 22 pyramids, as well as terraced agricultural fields. A small museum is also on site. M$30 (pesos) (adults), M$10 (children 5-12).