Santuario de Plateros: The Santuario de Plateros is a religious shrine in the center of Fresnillo that was built in the 18th century. It honors the patron saint of silversmiths.
Visit the Mining Museum in Fresnillo to learn about the history of silver mining in Zacatecas. Clothes, tools, documents, and minerals from the area are exhibited. There are six rooms in the museum with machinery from different centuries.
The House of Culture (Ágora José González Echeverría Museum) is a 19th century building that honors the history of Fresnillo. The nine rooms of the museum are named after famous figures of the city such as Francisco Goitia, Daniel Peralta, Manuel María Ponce, Tomás Méndez, Pedro Valtierra, and Mateo Gallegos.
Fresnillo is known for its authentic local cuisine, including grills, ribs, and steaks. La Parilla is the city’s most famous steakhouse and Capital Ribs is the city’s best place for chicken wings. Fresnillo also offers multiple pizzerias including Huapalli and Macadamia.
Despite its poor reputation, Mexico’s Fresnillo has many great places to stay. Our favorite hotel in Fresnillo is IHG’s five-star Avid Hotel, the city’s best. The hotel offers free WiFi, grab-and-go breakfast, a 24-hour gym, and free parking.
Hotel Plata is another popular hotel in Fresnillo offering family rooms, standard rooms, standard quadruple rooms, and twin rooms.