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Taxco Mexico Travel Tourist Guide

Taxco is a charming and traditional Mexican town that is a popular tourist destination especially with Mexican visitors. The town may be small but it is bursting with character, history and some of the most beautiful crafted silver jewelry every designed. While many other central Mexican towns grew around silver mines Taxco developed as a location that create fine and exquisite jewelry and this is what the city is famed for.

 

There is more to Taxco than just shopping, the town is located in a beautiful setting and for such a small town there are interesting tourist attractions and a pleasant welcoming ambience. Taxco is located half way between Mexico City and Acapulco and makes for a great short stay destination, let us at GuanajuatoMexicoCity.com show to you why you should visit this delightful town.

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Taxco is a beautiful and traditional Mexican town and although small is a fantastic location to visit. Most visitors only spend a maximum of a couple of days with in the Taxco region but all visitors remember it with fond memories.

The town is exceptionally pretty with narrow cobbled streets lined with Spanish colonial buildings all radiating out from the Plaza Borda and the magnificent Santa Prisca church. This church is regarded as one of the finest Churrigueresque styled churches with an overly ornate exterior and wonderful wood carved interior. The outstanding natural feature of the Taxco region are the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Caverns, a huge network of caves which are some of the largest in the world. These caves offer ancient stalactite formations, wonderful water carved caverns and are a popular day trip from Taxco.

 

As Taxco is popular with Mexican visitors there are great tourist facilities which include a wide selection of good value hotels considering the size of the town. Around the town centre are numerous restaurants selling a variety of national cuisines and local specialties all again at exceptional value when compared to the capital or tourist hub of Acapulco. Travel to Taxco is relatively easy with many direct and daily services from both Mexico City and Acapulco. The express coach from Mexico City takes 3 hours which means the clean airs and relaxed atmosphere of Taxco is a little too far as a day trip from the capital.

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