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Durango (Durango)

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Durango (state) : Durango
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Durango is the capital of the state of Durango in Northern Mexico.

Get in

General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport (IATA: DGO, ICAO: MMDO) serves Durango with flights to Mexico City, Tijuana, Houston, and Los Angeles.

Get around


  • Catedral Basilica Menor
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Templo de Santa Ana
  • Templo de San Agustin
  • Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
  • Templo San Juan Bautista de Analco
  • Plaza IV Centenario
  • Palacio de Zambrano
  • Teatro Ricardo Castro
  • Parque Guadiana
  • Instituto de Cultura del Estado de Durango, situated in a palace-like former porfirian hospital, with many good museums (entrance free)
  • Museo de Arquelogia Ganot-Peschard
  • Railway station with a beautifully restored steam engine in front of it


  • See the western filmsets in Chupaderos (bus from terminal, 10 Pesos) and in Villa del Oeste (Tue - Sun, 11-18h, 25 Pesos). Villa del Oeste is about 1km from Chupaderos. Walk back in direction Durango until you see the compound to your right.






  • Centro Deportivo Juvenil, Colegio Militar, near pedestrian bridge 0.5 km south of bus terminal. Basic accommodation in dorms, dorms 50 Pesos.

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