The town of Ixmiquilpan is the Augustinian Convent of San Miguel Arcangel built in the Renaissance style.
San Mateo Church and the Chapel of the Virgen de Guadalupe.
The Ex-Convent of San Francisco in Pachuca includes the Regional Historic Museum.
Ajacuba is famous for its thermal springs of El Meson del Balneario, La Carreta and Las Lumbreras.
Hidalgo lies in the center of Mexico.
Hidalgo is bordered on the north by the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí; on the east by the Mexican states of Veracruz and Puebla; on the south by México state and Tlaxcala; and on the west by the state of Querétaro.
The center of the state has mountain ranges (sierras).
The state covers an area of 20,502 square kilometers (7,915.9 sq mi).
The state capital is Pachuca.
The State of Hidalgo is divided into 84 municipalities.
El Chico National Park near Pachuca offers mountain climbing.
The main fairs are the San Francisco Fair (October 4) and the Virgin de Guadalupe (December 12).
The state has about 4,858 miles (7,822 kilometers) of roads and 546 miles (879 kilometers) of railroads.
Hidalgo has six local cultural centers, including one at the Universidad Autónoma de Hidalgo.
There are also eight theaters, including El Teatro de la Ciudad de San Francisco.
Pachuca, the capital, has a museum that commemorates the history of the Spanish colonial period.
Pachuca, the capital, has a cathedral and many marketplaces.
Vases, hand painted with bursts of brilliant flowers and squiggly designs, decorate the sidewalks.