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Silver Workshops

Taxco de Alarcón

One of the main economic activities of Taxco is mining. The people of the region are proudly dedicated making jewelry with this precious metal. And it is worth remembering that the Olmecs worked in the mines and inherited artisan silver work to the inhabitants.

It is imperative to enter one of the silverware stores in Taxco, as you will find beautiful artistic pieces. There are plenty of souvenirs ready to be chosen: vases, plates, ornaments, sculptures, jewelry for men and women, chandeliers, among other fine objects. Each one of them is made with different techniques such as embossing, chiselling or hammering. Taxco has gain fame due to the silver, but the true credit goes to its people and craftsmen.

The silver tianguis of Taxco is a must-see. When you go pay attention when buying silver, because there is another material called alpaca, in fact the authentic silver is heavier and contain an engraving with the legend Mexico 925, this to verify its authenticity.

This market is open on Saturdays and you will find a wide variety of products near the bus station Estrella Blanca. Go to this place at your own risk, because although it offers affordable prices and you can even haggle, it is best to play it safe and insure your purchases by entering a store.

If you get hungry after all the shopping you can try Pueblo Lindo Boutique Hotel, there you will find the Rosa Mexicano restaurant, which offers a spectacular view of the town. Here you can taste 100% Mexican delicious gourmet food. Try the pork medallions in guayaba adobo or some seafood.

La Parroquia is another option, and it is located close by the Church of Santa Prisca. Try the garlic soup or the chicken in pink sauce.
One of the main economic activities of Taxco is mining. The people of the region are proudly dedicated making jewelry with this precious metal. And it is worth remembering that the Olmecs worked in the mines and inherited artisan silver work to the inhabitants.

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It is imperative to enter one of the silverware stores in Taxco, as you will find beautiful artistic pieces. There are plenty of souvenirs ready to be chosen: vases, plates, ornaments, sculptures, jewelry for men and women, chandeliers, among other fine objects. Each one of them is made with different techniques such as embossing, chiselling or hammering. Taxco has gain fame due to the silver, but the true credit goes to its people and craftsmen.

The silver tianguis of Taxco is a must-see. When you go pay attention when buying silver, because there is another material called alpaca, in fact the authentic silver is heavier and contain an engraving with the legend Mexico 925, this to verify its authenticity.

This market is open on Saturdays and you will find a wide variety of products near the bus station Estrella Blanca. Go to this place at your own risk, because although it offers affordable prices and you can even haggle, it is best to play it safe and insure your purchases by entering a store.

If you get hungry after all the shopping you can try Pueblo Lindo Boutique Hotel, there you will find the Rosa Mexicano restaurant, which offers a spectacular view of the town. Here you can taste 100% Mexican delicious gourmet food. Try the pork medallions in guayaba adobo or some seafood.

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