Santiago de Querétaro is a city located in the Mexican state of Querétaro. It is the capital and largest city of the state. Santiago de Querétaro is situated in Central Mexico, 213 km (132 miles) northwest of Mexico City. Founded in 1531, the historic centre of Querétaro is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is one of the fastest growing cities in Mexico.
The economy of Santiago de Querétaro is based in industries such as chemicals, paper products, food products, and machinery. Major corporations with office space or other facilities in Querétaro include Bombardier Aerospace, Kellogg’s, Samsung Electronics, Daewoo, Colgate-Palmolive, General Electric, Michelin, Tetra Pak, Siemens, New Holland, ArvinMeritor, Autoliv, TRW Automotive, Tremec, Valeo Sylvania, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, Pilgrim’s Pride, Mabe Mexico, Irizar, Scania, Hitachi, Kostal, Aernnova, Dana, Dow Chemical, Bose, Alpha Hilex, Saint-Gobain, Flex-N-Gate, and ThyssenKrupp.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Santiago de Querétaro, including exploring the Centro Histórico downtown area, the Theater of the Palacio del Gobierno del Estado, and the Palacio Municipal. There are also several museums in the city, such as the Art Museum, Regional Museum, and the Mathematics Museum. Recommended dining options in Santiago de Querétaro include La Mariposa, Memo’s, El Pata, Che Che, Los Compadres, Il Diavolo, Tamales Penamiller, and Pollos Los Nogales.
Querétaro Intercontinental Airport serves the city with direct flights to Houston, Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and Monterrey. There is bus service to the city from throughout Mexico and a toll road from Mexico City to Querétaro. The city of Querétaro has taxi service and you can easily get around the historical centre of town on foot. There are also tour trolleys that service the centre of town.