Taxco Tourism, Mexico
Taxco is a small town and administrative center of the municipality with a view of the city and is located in the State of Guerrero and Mexico in the North and center of the country, 36 km from the city of Iguala, 135 km from the State capital of Chilpancingo and 170 miles southwest of Mexico City. The city is much related to silver, with mining and metals and to compose it into jewelry, silver. Along with the beautiful home town and the surrounding landscape have made tourism its main economic activities such as large-scale mining only operations here. The name likely comes from Taxco tlacheco Nahuatl word which means “place of the ballgame.” And one of the interpretations of the name comes from the word tatzco which means “the father,” because of the high waterfall near the city center on Mount Atatzin. For most of the colonial period, the city is sparsely populated. To set as a dependency of Mexico City. When the modern State of Guerrero created in 1850, the city was chosen as the capital of the municipality. Because it is the only city of the region, the city is taken several times for several different conflicts. During the war of independence of Mexico, taken by Hermenegildo Galeana in 1815. During the war of the reform, taken by Porfirio Diaz in 1865. During the revolution of Mexico, taken by Jesus Moran and Margarito Giles in 1911, and was occupied by the Carranza’s in 1916.
Before the arrival of Spain in Mexico, indigenous people known as “Taxco” not located where the modern city it is now. And in the call, a village about 10 miles to the South, which is now called Taxco El Viejo. At the time of pre-Hispanic village is the most important in this area. Because of the abundance of silver here. Every day, many travelers who come here. Because of the beauty of the city is very beautiful and stunning views. Hotels here are full of travelers because of the hotels here in complete with facilities suitable for your vacation. If you want to find and eat here there is also a very good restaurant with cuisine. You do not hesitate to come back here. Because in winter and the heat is very well suited to this place. Good luck to come here. And this place is perfect for your family vacation. ?