TAXCO, GUERRERO, MEXICO, SILVERWARE PLACE - THE BACKPACKING

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

TAXCO, GUERRERO, MEXICO, SILVERWARE PLACE

It is one of the best small towns that is lovely, is located within a radius of 300 km around Mexico City and is considered as the center of the country's most famous silversmith. The art of silver is a pre-Hispanic legacy, the true source of national pride, accentuated when you know that Mexico is the largest producer of silver in the world. The best way to enjoy it is either walk in peace. A good option is to look and buy silver handicrafts sold in over 300 stores.

 For those who do not like marketing, visiting a dozen chapels and parishes of the people (almost all of them pleasant atrium) can be an excuse to start walking. Since then, Santa Prisca is a site that can
not be omitted. This jewel of the mid 18th century is one of the best preserved in the country.

  Location : It is 170 km south of Mexico City highway.

  How to get there: Take the Autopista del Sol and after follow Alpuyeca shed branches to Taxco buses White Star and Gold Star offer daily runs in both cases must be taken from the South Terminal .

  Climate: It's hot in the morning and sometimes comes to cool a little, but never cold end .

  When to go: All year round you can visit .

  Where to eat : Plaza Borda is surrounded by restaurants that have a great view of the Cathedral of Santa Prisca , as Paco's , The Parish and the roof Where to sleep : Transportation: No car move by the city because the traffic can be heavy and distances are actually quite short .

 Tips: apart from the attractions that are more or less on the way to Taxco ( Tequesquitengo , Zoofari ) in the vicinity of the town is Taxco el Viejo, the original site of the town , and the town of San Juan de Dios . In both places you can visit Plateras old haciendas .