Durango Travel Guide
The picturesque city of Durango is the capital of a state by the same name. Since Durango is a fast-growing city, it features several options to have fun, go sightseeing, and relax, as well as a nice selection of hotels. Besides its growing economy, Durango has also a rich history and a lot of cultural activities. The city's history and culture provide the visitors with a myriad of cultural activities to enjoy, like museums, theater, colonial buildings, temples and parks.
Durango's inhabitants live a laid-back, happy lifestyle and music plays an important role in the locals' lifestyle. In fact, Durango has developed a variety of rhythms that are now very popular in the region, such as the traditional "Pasito Duranguense" ("the Durango Small Step"). The "Duranguense", as it is also known, is one of the favorite kinds of music in a variety of discos and bars in the city.
Durango is also a paradise for movie goers and filmmakers and is known for being the perfect setting for any cinematographic, television, and video production. Set locations such as mountains, valleys, haciendas and historic buildings are all here. Besides, the local authorities cordially assist all audiovisual projects through the production process, including aspects like coordinating logistics, scouting, permits, visas, transportation, catering, equipment importation, and personal contracting. In Durango, tourism and movies go hand in hand.