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DURANGO Travel Guide

GET TO KNOW THE STATE OF DURANGO MEXICO

Durango is a sparsely populated state in northwest Mexico, with terrain marked by forest, desert and the Sierra Madre mountains.聽

The capital, Victoria de Durango, has a historic center with several well-preserved baroque buildings, including the Basilica Menor Inmaculada Concepci贸n.聽

Outside the city, the small towns Villas del Oeste and Chupaderos frequently聽have been filming locations for Wild West movies.

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Northeast of the capital, Lerdo is a city known for green spaces like the Parque Victoria.聽

Farther north, the mountainside town Mapim铆 is home to the Santiago Ap贸stol, a 17th-century stone church with a baroque facade.聽

Nearby is the uninhabited mining town Ojuela, where tours of the disused tunnels and 314m suspension bridge are available.聽

West of the capital, the small town El Salto is a gateway to the forested Parque Natural Mexiquillo, a hiking site. The park’s Cascada Mexiquillo is a waterfall more than 20m high

WHERE TO GO IN DURANGO

MAIN CITIES

Durango is the capital city of the state of Durango, in Mexico. It鈥檚 known for its historic center, with important colonial and Mexican baroque buildings.聽

Begun in 1695, the ornate Cathedral Basilica has sacred art and carved wooden interiors.聽

Exhibits trace the city鈥檚 history at Museo de la Ciudad 450, in a converted palace. Bebeleche is a modern museum聽with interactive displays on science and culture.

G贸mez Palacio is a city and its surrounding municipality in northeastern Durango, Mexico, adjacent to the border of the state of Coahuila.聽

The city is named in honor of former Durango governor, Francisco G贸mez Palacio y Bravo.聽

As of 2010, the city of G贸mez Palacio had a population of 327,985, up from 304,515 as of 2005, making it the state’s second-largest community.

MAGIC TOWNS IN DURANGO

MUST LIVE EXPERIENCES IN DURANGO

MEXIQUILLO DURANGO

PARQUE NATURAL MEXIQUILLO

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WHAT TO DO IN DURANGO:

BOTON ARTE CULTURA E HISTORIA
BOTON SPORT SHOWS
BOTON FUN AND SHOPPING
BOTON AEXPLORING AND ADVENTURE

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Close your eyes for a moment and imagine an Eden surrounded by green mountains, waterfalls and rivers in perfect harmony and proportion of desert.

It is Durango, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is also a colonial treasure and a destination that has a vast cultural offer.