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Tonalá

Jalisco

If there were a contest to find the capital of the crafts in Mexico, surely Tonalá would be fighting for one of the first places. This municipality, located in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, has been molded in the potter's ovens and the clay of its lands that have brought it to the international fame.

The favorites are usually made of clay, wrought iron, blown glass, paper mache, wood, copper, plaster and ceramics, of the latter there is a museum on site completely dedicated to the technique, add it to your itinerary.

The “Place where the sun rises”, according to its name of Nahuatl origin, will dazzle you with its buildings. There is no better way to enter the core of Tonalá than visiting its historical center, la Parroquia de Santo Domingo (The Parish church of Santo Domingo) whose finely carved quarry facade is a beautiful example of colonial syncretism.

Also, the municipal palace with its mud walls and the Cihualpilli square crowned by its beautiful French kiosk.

If you've worked up an appetite from all that walking, try the typical food such as pipian, meat balls, campechanas and goat or beef birria. And there is no better drink to go with them than a tejuino (corn beer) or super cold lime water.

If there were a contest to find the capital of the crafts in Mexico, surely Tonalá would be fighting for one of the first places. This municipality, located in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, has been molded in the potter's ovens and the clay of its lands that have brought it to the international fame.

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The favorites are usually made of clay, wrought iron, blown glass, paper mache, wood, copper, plaster and ceramics, of the latter there is a museum on site completely dedicated to the technique, add it to your itinerary.

The “Place where the sun rises”, according to its name of Nahuatl origin, will dazzle you with its buildings. There is no better way to enter the core of Tonalá than visiting its historical center, la Parroquia de Santo Domingo (The Parish church of Santo Domingo) whose finely carved quarry facade is a beautiful example of colonial syncretism.

Also, the municipal palace with its mud walls and the Cihualpilli square crowned by its beautiful French kiosk.

If you've worked up an appetite from all that walking, try the typical food such as pipian, meat balls, campechanas and goat or beef birria. And there is no better drink to go with them than a tejuino (corn beer) or super cold lime water.

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