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*You can take a plane from Mexico City (around $300USD), it's just a 45 minute flight with some scenery, nothing otherwordly. Beware, the taxi from the airport to central León will be around $30 USD, and a 40 minute drive.
  
 
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Mostly, visit the historical center and shop for shoes. There are lots of cheap places to buy shoes and leather in general, some outlets on the sides of the manufacturers. There is also retail outlets of leather goods that are relatively cheap when compared to [[Mexico City]] or [[Guadalajara]]. Remember this is not even a capital city, so there is not much to do.
  
 
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*Hotel Mexico Plaza*: Free Wi-Fi, though somewhat distant from the main city (around 20-25 minutes on a cab). Taxis from the airport are by no way cheap, around 20 USD, and transportation to downtown is around $5USD. Rooms start at $50USD the night.
  
 
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Revision as of 03:07, 1 December 2006

León is a city of 1,114,000 people in Guanajuato, Mexico, known for its leather goods.

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Understand

Get in

By plane

  • You can take a plane from Mexico City (around $300USD), it's just a 45 minute flight with some scenery, nothing otherwordly. Beware, the taxi from the airport to central León will be around $30 USD, and a 40 minute drive.

By train

By car

By bus

By boat

Get around

See

Do

Mostly, visit the historical center and shop for shoes. There are lots of cheap places to buy shoes and leather in general, some outlets on the sides of the manufacturers. There is also retail outlets of leather goods that are relatively cheap when compared to Mexico City or Guadalajara. Remember this is not even a capital city, so there is not much to do.

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

  • Hotel Mexico Plaza*: Free Wi-Fi, though somewhat distant from the main city (around 20-25 minutes on a cab). Taxis from the airport are by no way cheap, around 20 USD, and transportation to downtown is around $5USD. Rooms start at $50USD the night.

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out

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