CASAS GRANDES 2
CASAS GRANDES 2

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SIMBOLOGIA-PUEBLOS-MAGICOS-1

PEACEFUL TOWN NEXT TO AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL WONDER

This region was inhabited by Nahua Indians, who settled here during their migration from the north to the center of the country.

You can also visit Colonia Juárez, a Mormon settlement where peaches and apples are cultivated, as well as the Hacienda de San Diego, an adobe construction that served as a cattle ranch.

It is located 300 km (3 and a half hours) from the city of Chihuahua and 280 km (3 and a half hours) from Ciudad Juárez.

Casas Grandes

What to See in Casas Grandes

Tourist Attractions in Casas Grandes

Plaza de Armas (Main Plaza)

The town preserves the tranquility and coolness of its adobe houses, and its beautiful Plaza de Armas is a place to enjoy its peaceful atmosphere.

Palacio Municipal (City Hall)

Located in the Plaza de Armas, it was built in 1903

San Antonio de Padua Church

Also located in the Plaza de Armas, it is characterized by its large towers.

Chapel of the Lord of Mercy

This is a place said to be filled with peace. Its interior is decorated with paintings by Grisel Ortiz, an artist from Chihuahua, and locals claim that it makes you feel like you're in heaven.

Paquimé

It is the main attraction of this Magical Town. It is a set of remains from what was once the most important pre-Hispanic city in northern Mexico. Its flourishing, peak, and abandonment occurred during the 13th to 15th centuries. It is famous for its adobe constructions and "T"-shaped doors. It has two ballgame courts similar to those in Mesoamerica but with rounded corners.

Other important structures include the Mound of the Cross, the House of the Macaws, and the Well House, among others. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the area, you will find the Museum of Northern Cultures, which houses collections of indigenous cultures from northern Mexico and the southern United States.

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Museo de las Culturas del Norte (Museum of Northern Culture)

Located within the archaeological zone, it exhibits a variety of pieces that belonged to the ancient cultures that inhabited this region.

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Cueva de la Olla

It is another archaeological site that owes its name to the prominent rounded structure that was used as a granary.

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Nuevo Casas Grandes

This place was founded near its railway station. In its surroundings, Mormon and Mennonite communities settled, contributing to the growth of the region's economy. It is located just 10 minutes from Casas Grandes.

Colonia Dublán

Adjacent to Nuevo Casas Grandes is Colonia Dublán, an old neighborhood founded in the late 19th century, filled with large Virginian-style houses where you can find good restaurants. You can also visit the pleasant Fierro Lagoon and enjoy flora and fauna observation.

Colonia Juárez

Another colony with similar characteristics to Colonia Dublán is Juárez, located 23 km southwest of Casas Grandes. It is an agricultural community where mainly apples and peaches are cultivated. Its architecture stands out, including the Juárez Academy built in 1904, the Juárez Museum, which focuses on Mormon culture, and the Family History Center, a beautiful Victorian-style house.

Juan Mata Ortiz

Located 35 km from Casas Grandes, this is the most important pottery craft center in northern Mexico, known as "Juan Mata Ortiz". It has gained worldwide recognition for the originality and beauty of its creations. These fine ceramic pieces possess a unique beauty.

What to Do in Casas Grandes

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UNMISSABLE EXPERIENCES IN CASAS GRANDES

Visit the archaeological zone of Paquimé

Visit the Museum of Northern Cultures

Visit the Cueva de la Olla

Enjoy a day of fishing and relaxation

Nearby is Laguna Rodolfo Fierro, where you can go fishing, and a short distance away are the Huápoca hot springs, where you can relax.

Explore a cave full of swallows

You can also explore the Cueva de las Golondrinas, where many nests of these birds can be found, along with rock paintings.

Walk through a magical valley

If you enjoy hiking, you can visit Valle de los Piloncillos, where you can enjoy beautiful views and find peculiar rock formations shaped like "piloncillos" (cone-shaped raw sugar).

Discover Rock Paintings

Another place to explore is Arroyo de los Monos, located 35 km from Casas Grandes, where you can find some remnants of the Mogollon culture, including rock paintings depicting anthropomorphic figures in a hunting scene.

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