Navojoa Tour

Navojoa , Sonora

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THE MAYO CULTURE AND THE HISTORICAL TRANSCENDENCE OF NAVOJOA


The territory that Navojoa currently occupies was occupied since pre-Hispanic times by the Mayo Indians whose history is intimately linked with the river and the valley of the same name. Initially Navojoa was founded on the left bank of the Mayo River, but a flood in 1915 forced it to be refounded in the vicinity of the South Pacific train station built in 1907.

WALK THE STREETS OF NAVOJOA


With the conquest in the sixteenth century, Navojoa became a missionary town to evangelize the surrounding area and was a key to the outbreak of the revolution in 1910; it received Francisco I Madero, Felipe Angeles, Alvaro Obregon and Venustiano Carranza among other leaders to later oppose the dictatorship of Huerta and heroically resist a site in 1915.
Come and enjoy the City Hall, the Church of Sagrado Corazon or Cinco de Mayo Square surrounded by monuments.


GO TO THE OLD TOWN OF NAVOJOA


Here you will find old buildings almost in disuse that make you remember its foundation and a thriving population that conserves its festivals and traditions.

KNOW THE MUSEUMS


To know more about its history, visit the Hu-Tezzo Museum where you can learn about the history and traditions of the ancient mayo-yoreme town and where you will find seven reproductions of the original caves with engravings of ancient inhabitants of the region. Also visit the Mayo Regional Museum which was built in the old location of the south pacific railway station.

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