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Alamos

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Álamos is a town located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Occidental in Sonora, Mexico.

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Álamos is one of Mexico's most splendid colonial cities. As the most northern of the colonial pueblos, Alamos has a rich history of conquistadors, mining barons, imperialists and revolutionaries. Upon entering the city, you'll experience a feeling of a different age, of Spanish romanticism, of Old Mexico.

Álamos today is known for it's charming atmosphere and warm, friendly people, where one can leave the hurried life behind and relax into the serene lifestyle of this small colonial gem. The population hovers around 6,000 people in the city and another 4,000 inhabitants in outlying areas yet Álamos still retains the grandeur of it's colonial past.

The climate, due to its position in the Sierras, retains cool, pleasant days in the winter, some hot days in the summer and spectacular rain storms in July & August. The area offers almost 360 days of sunshine.

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Álamos offers the visitor many attractions, festivals and activities. This enchanted pueblo is a Mexican Historical Monument and a Sonoran State Historical Site. Birdwatching, indigenous villages, horseback riding, history, photography and much more.

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