Take a trip around Santa María del Oro
Santa María del Oro, Durango
Be amazed by amazing treasures, vestiges of Teul’s enthralling history.
Go back in time and travel to the times when the area was occupied by indigenous peoples, monks, martyrs and heroes. , this Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town) is a must-see. Make sure to also explore the spectacular temples hidden in the center of the beautiful village known as Morada de los Dioses and discover the histories and legends held inside their ancestral walls.
EXPLORE THE PARISH OF SAN JUAN BAUTISTA
Begin your expedition at the temple of San Juan Bautista, an architectural gem. Walk past the pediment and explore the square decorated with colorful trees. See the old bells in the Neo-Gothic limestone tower and admire the sober ornaments, intricately styled in the stone of the door. Enter the temple through a finely carved stone entryway.
Marvel at the grandeur of the chapel adorned with crystal chandeliers and a magnificent gold plated altarpiece. Walk through the place, know its martyrs and visit the parish museum; it is a small space that houses some of Teul’s historic richness.
KNOW THE SANCTUARY OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
After exiting the Parish, cross the street and enter an alleyway which serves as a sanctuary for the Virgin. A courtyard flanked by semicircular arches awaits you inside. Get lost in the beautiful details of the beautiful stone-carved façade. Although it is a small place, it is well worth a visit.
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