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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This 18th-century church, built with funds provided by silver tycoon José de la Borda, is the centerpiece of the town's main... more » Owner description: This 18th-century church, built with funds provided by silver tycoon José de la Borda, is the centerpiece of the town's main square. « less
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Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The zócalo of this old mining town is named for silver tycoon José de la Borda.
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Taxco
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Flea/ Street Markets
This marketplace features a number of country silversmiths, who offer jewelry at reduced prices.
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Ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Taxco
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Art Museums; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: This restored house named for the explorer Alexander Von Humboldt, who stayed here only for a single night in 1803, holds a... more » Owner description: This restored house named for the explorer Alexander Von Humboldt, who stayed here only for a single night in 1803, holds a collection of artifacts on 18th-century Catholicism. « less
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Ranked #8 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Specialty Museums
This museum is a comprehensive look at the history of silver in Mexico, particularly in this famous old mining town.
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Flea/ Street Markets
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Ranked #10 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Taxco
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Named for American silversmith William Spratling, who opened a silver shop in Taxco in the 1930s, this museum holds his... more » Owner description: Named for American silversmith William Spratling, who opened a silver shop in Taxco in the 1930s, this museum holds his collection of indigenous artifacts. « less
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Ranked #13 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Specialty Shops
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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Taxco
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Ranked #15 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The former estate of "El Chorrillo" is a beautiful sixteenth-century historic site located in the northern part of the city... more » Owner description: The former estate of "El Chorrillo" is a beautiful sixteenth-century historic site located in the northern part of the city of Taxco de Alarcon. The building, which was owned by the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez, is considered one of the first profit mining estates in America. The process of separation of silver by using large amounts of water as a driving power lasted for over 400 years. « less
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Taxco
Category: Specialty Shops
A jewelry store specializing in silver near the town's zócalo.
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