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Durango

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Durango is the capital of the state of Durango in Northern Mexico.

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  • 1 Basilica of Durango (Basilica Menor Inmaculada Concepción), Av 20 de Noviembre +52 618 812 5077.
  • 2 Cultural Institute of Durango (Instituto de Cultura del Estado de Durango). Situated in a palace-like former porfirian hospital, with many good museums. Free entrance.
  • 3 Old railway station (Antigua Estacion de Ferrocarril). While it's not longer possible to travel by train to Durango, the restored old station with a beautifully restored steam engine, is worth a visit.
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Templo de Santa Ana
  • Templo de San Agustin
  • Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
  • Templo San Juan Bautista de Analco
  • Plaza IV Centenario
  • Palacio de Zambrano
  • Teatro Ricardo Castro
  • Parque Guadiana
  • Instituto de Cultura del Estado de Durango,
  • Museo de Arquelogia Ganot-Peschard

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  • See the western filmsets in Chupaderos (bus from terminal, 10 Pesos) and in Villa del Oeste (Tue - Sun, 11-18h, 25 Pesos). Villa del Oeste is about 1km from Chupaderos. Walk back in direction Durango until you see the compound to your right.

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Budget[edit]

  • Centro Deportivo Juvenil, Colegio Militar, near pedestrian bridge 0.5 km south of bus terminal. Basic accommodation in dorms, dorms 50 Pesos.
  • 1 Durango Travellers HostelPrivada Florida 1135 Int 5 Barrio del Calvario (next to the calvary central library and behind the cable car),  +1 52 618 811 35 93, e-mail: . budget accommodation with shared rooms in separate areas for ladies and gentlemen. Central location, free internet throughout the hostel, a continental breakfast, fully equipped kitchen, an entertainment room with a screen, a fubolito and computer. A terrace with a good view. 10€.

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