Tepic City is the capital of the State of Nayarit and is located 225 km from Guadalajara, Jalisco by the federal highway 15 in Mexico.

The City of Tepic is characterized because of its urbanism.

In Tepic you can visit interesting places such as:

  • The Cathedral of the Purisima Concepcion de Maria, built in the XVIII century, which has a neo-Gothic portal and towers of three bodies

  • The Temple of the Cruz de Zacate, built in the XVI century, was a Franciscan convent and nowadays houses the Tourism Direction of the State

  • The Government Palace, built in the XIX century, with a Neo-classic portal

  • The Amado Nervo Museum, where this poet was born in 1870, and where you can see photographs, manuscripts and personal documents of his

  • The Regional Museum of Anthropology and History, which exhibits interesting collections of archaeology, Coran and Huichol ethnography and Colonial paintings

  • The House of the Culture, with murals painted by Jose Meza and some expositions

  • The Autonomous University of Nayarit

  • The Central Park, which has fountains, a kiosk, and a library

  • The Paseo de la Loma Recreational Center, with a forest

  • An arena for Charros shows (horsemen)

The main celebrations in Tepic City are:

  • The Carnival Festivities, with a parade of floats, popular dances and fire-works

  • The Patriotic Festivities, from September 13th to 16th

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Nayarit State
|  Compostela |  Ixtlan del Rio  |  Nuevo Vallarta  |  Punta de Mita  |
Rincon de Guayabitos  |   San Blas  |  Tepic ۞ Capital City  |

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