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Small Group: The Colonial Towns of Taxco and Cuernavaca from Mexico City

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Safe Trip: Because we care about you, we have put in place an international Safe and Healthy Protocol during all your tour. Enjoy one of the most exiting tours in Mexico visiting two of the most iconic and most visit cities nearby Mexico City: Cuernavaca and Taxco. Beginning with "the City of Eternal Spring", in Cuernavaca, you will be able to appreciate the set of buildings that make up the cathedral of Cuernavaca, one of the first and the oldest on the continent, as well as the Palacio de Cortes. Later we will go to a town nestled in a mountain, Taxco, capital of silver; a place where, in addition to extracting this valuable mineral for more than 4 centuries, you will be able to appreciate the ingenuity and creativity of the silver handcraft masters of Mexico, applied to sculptures, jewels, and a wide variety of utensils, all framed in a magic town that still retains the colonial charm for more than 200 years with narrow and cobbled streets.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Plaza de la Constitucion, Poder Legislativo Rio Balsas, Cuernavaca 62400 Mexico

. In Cuernavaca which means “next to the trees", you will enjoy the view of the Cathedral, one of the oldest buildings in the country and fifth building in Mexico dedicated to the Catholic cult, built in 1529 by the Order of the Franciscans (World Heritage). We will also see the exterior of the Palacio de Cortés, built by order of Hernán Cortés in the years immediately following the conquest of Mexico. Finally, we will observe the Monument to Morelos, an insurgent military and Mexican patriot, who organized and was the architect of the second stage of the Mexican War of Independence.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santa Prisca de Taxco, Plaza Borda, Taxco Mexico

We will continue to visit one of the treasures of the Sierra Madre: Taxco, "Silver Capital of the World", a colonial city with hundreds of years of history and one of the "magic towns" of the country. It is a picturesque little town, with cobbled streets and narrow, full of silver jewelry workshops.

Here there will be time to have lunch where you wish and then we will visit one of the largest churches in Mexico: Santa Prisca, built in 1759 in the baroque style of New Spain and with stones from the area.

Taxco is known worldwide for its silver mines and is one of the oldest mining centers in the continent, with operating mines and a culture of metal crafts that date back to the era of the viceroyalty. You will have the opportunity to see and buy silverware in this exclusive place.

Duration: 4 hours