The state of Durango is located in the central-northeastern part of the country, it has a great natural diversity and unforgettable landscapes, which include desert, canyons, forests and grottoes, which have made it the favorite destination of filmmakers from all over the world to be the setting for a large number of films.
The historic center of Durango has approximately a thousand historical buildings that show the cultural richness of the place that the UNESCO has named a World Heritage Site.
Durango is also the ideal place for adrenaline lovers and adventure tourism to practice hiking, rappelling, and kayaking in Parque Guadiana (Guadiana Park).
At the Salto de Agua Llovida you will be able to experience the thrill of flying on a zip line over a beautiful waterfall.
The first Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Durango is Mapimí, which has a great mining heritage and proof of this is the Mina Santa Rita (Santa Rita Mine); you can also discover the Grutas del Rosario (Rosario Grottoes) and go on an expedition through its underground world. Nombre de Dios is the oldest town in the state and is well known for its beautiful landscapes, history, and delicious cuisine.
If you like western movies, you cannot miss San Vicente Chupaderos, where several productions of this genre have been filmed. Among its streets and facades you will feel like the protagonist of a Hollywood movie.
During your trip, you’ll be delighted with the typical dishes of the state such as the asado de bodas (red chili pork stew), the barbacoa de olla (steamed goat meat), the tortitas de nata (raw milk bread), and some torrejas con miel de maguey (torrejas with maguey honey). Visit Durango the Land of Cinema and be the protagonist of your own adventure.
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