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Mexico.- The Golden Triangle, known for being considered a strategic region for drug trafficking in Mexico, is a region that extends between the states of Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Durango, which far from having a bad reputation, has a great cultural and architectural diversity. that is present in the Magical Towns that are found there.

Although the Golden Triangle earned that stigma for being the cradle that saw the birth of great capos, it does not stop having great tourist attractions that we will show you in three Magical Towns located in this underestimated region.

Creel, Chihuahua

The Magical Town of Creel is one of the many that are located in the area of ​​the golden triangle. This place also called “Estación Creel”, is a hypnotizing space, since in addition to its beautiful architecture, the town is surrounded by abundant pines and oaks.

Creel is also the gateway to the impressive Copper Canyon and endless natural beauties that awaken the adventurous spirit of those who visit the region.

Some of the tourist attractions that you can find in this place are the Plaza de Armas, Church of Christ the King, Las Peñas and the Valley of the Monks, Copper Canyon and the CHEPE Train.

Batopilas, Chihuahua

Batopilas, Chihuahua/ SECTUR

Batopilas, is another of the Magical Towns located in this stigmatized region of the Golden Triangle. This town is located deep in one of the ravines of the Sierra Madre Occidental and to get there it is necessary to go down a dirt road with numerous curves.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, in its heyday, Batopilas was famous worldwide for the great wealth of its mines, having up to 50,000 inhabitants, although now there are just over a thousand inhabitants.

Among the attractions that you can find in Batopilas, in addition to beautiful landscapes, are; Barrancas del Cobre, Mission of Santo Ángel Custodio, Temple of the Virgen del Carmen, El Chepe, Mission of Satevó.

Sew it, Sinaloa

Located at the gates of the Golden Triangle, the Magical Town of Cósala is one more of the underestimated territories, because far from the esteem that exists, this town has a great natural and historical wealth.

Cosalá is a town that stands out for its nature because its streets and buildings are perfectly integrated into it, as it can be seen how the houses and some hotels have thick adobe walls.

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At the time, Cosalá was considered the most prosperous town in northwestern Mexico with its more than 50 mines. While among its attractions you can find, the Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Ecological Reserve of Our Lady, Parish of Santa Úrsula, Waterfalls and pools of Vado Hondo.

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