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 Pe�a 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
Ceballos |  Durango  ۞ Capital City |  El Salto |  Gomez Palacio |
La Ciudad |  Mapimi |  Zone of Silence | 

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