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Become an archeologist at Ranas

San Joaquín, Querétaro

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Enclosed among the Sierra Gorda hills, the mysteries of the Ranas archeologic zone hide, located two thousand and four hundred meters over the sea level. 

CONTEMPLATE THE SURROUNDINGS


Walk its paths and walkways up to the top of the hills that were once inhabited around the years six hundred to one thousand a. C., these are the same hills that were inhabited by the Chichimecas in the Century XVI until Spanish Colony. Its strategic place has allowed a panoramic sight of its surroundings from centuries ago.
Imagine to own a privileged territory in which you can guard the surroundings and control all of its accesses in order to detect any unknown individual that pretends to come close to your family members.

CONTEMPLATE THE FUNERALES ROJOS


Learn about the ancient cinnabar extraction techniques. The cinnabar is a mineral from which a red pigment can be extracted. It was used for covering the dead tombs and was highly demanded by the former Mesoamerican peoples. Know the commercial routes that took the appreciated ceremonial color throughout the continent.

LEARN ABOUT THE JUEGOS DE PELOTA


Know the three varieties of Juegos de Pelota that are aligned along the same central concept and ceremonial structures that share the magnificent sight of the range. Feel like an archeologist walking among the ancestral constructions and take your camera out as the height allows great panoramic pictures of the zone.