The original name of this territory is due to the Otomi population that existed in this place, it comes from Corubu-ec which means “Place that surrounds itself”. Currently the main development remains in the high areas and is surrounded by hills.
A place that is surrounded by valleys and dams, it will enchant you with its amazing landscapes that invite the visitor to walk its trails and spend a pleasant time in the Cebolletas Dam, ideal for eco-tourism activities.
A must to visit is the building for the city hall, built in the 19th century, the Temple of Santiago Apóstol, the monument to Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, located on the east side of the main Garden and the Monumental Fountain that is located in the western part of the Hidalgo garden.
As a main handicraft, wool spinning is worked to make garments such as blankets, overcoats, capes, ruanas, Peruvians, patterned rugs and cushions. Coats, sweaters, vests, scarves, gloves and hats are hand-woven with the same material, in a wide variety of shapes, patterns, frets and drawings.
The outstanding recipe in its traditional gastronomy are the “Gallinas empulcadas” and the “tamales de ceniza”.