Curious Traveler

Curious Guanajuato City

03/06/2019 | 25m 24s

Why is there a stone giant holding a flame, high in the hills overlooking Guanajuato City? How did silver help shape this town? Why are its streets and alleys so winding, and what happened to the Guanajuato River? What does Guanajuato's main church have to do with the King of Spain? Why does the town’s marketplace look like a Paris train station? And its theatre like the Paris Opera House?

Aired: 03/06/19

Rating: NR

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