Durango
 
Durango City is the Capital of the State of Durango, Mexico; is located in the Guadiana Valley, in the southern central area of the state. You can arrive by the federal highway 45.

In Durango city you can visit:

  • The baroque-style Cathedral, built in the XVIII century
  • The Government Palace, a civil construction of the XVII century, with its
    excellent paintings
  • The Guadalupe Sanctuary, built in the XVIII century
  • The Victoria Theater, a cultural and contemporary theater forum
  • The Juarez University Main Building, built in the XVII century
  • The railway station, which is a real architectonic treasure
  • The neoclassic-style Municipal Palace built in the XIX century
  • The House of the Count of Suchil, built in the XVII century which, has a beautiful churrigueresque portal
  • The Guadiana Park with its vast groves, an artificial lake, games for children and a swimming pool
  • The Sahuatoba Park, which possesses a zoo and an acoustic area for open-air concerts

Another attraction in Durango:

  • Cerro del Mercado, made up of iron mineral and stones.

Around the city of Durango you will find wonderful Spas and other attractive such as:

  • El Saltito, a waterfall 44 km. on the road to Fresnillo
  • La Presa de Guadalupe Victoria 8 km. to the south
  • La Presa Peña 23 km. to the north, where you can fish and practice aquatic sports

Durango has been selected by the cowboy films producers.
At present there are several cinematography sets such as:

  • Pueblo del Oeste, 10 km. north of Durango by the federal highway 45
  • Chupaderos 2 km. from Pueblo del este
  • Rancho La Joya, located 16 km. north of Chupaderos by the same federal highway

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Durango State
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Ceballos |  Durango  ۞ Capital City |  El Salto |  Gomez Palacio |
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