Taxco de Alarcón
in Taxco de Alarcón of Estado de Guerrero, Mexico
- General Mariano Matamoros Airport (30 mi)
- Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International Airport (54 mi)
- Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (70 mi)
- Hermanos Serdán International Airport (91 mi)
- General Juan N Alvarez International Airport (125 mi)
- General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport (129 mi)
- Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (138 mi)
- Querétaro Intercontinental Airport (147 mi)
- Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco (Unesco heritage, 60 mi)
- Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco (Unesco heritage, 77 mi)
- Luis Barragán House and Studio (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Historic Centre of Morelia (Unesco heritage, 112 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 18.555 and -99.606 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 18° 33' 16" and W -99° 36' 21"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Peso - MXN
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:07 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: America/Mexico_City
- UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:08 am and 8:19 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -19.700 and 63.483 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Patate Theophile
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mexico.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mexico. Last Update: 2020-07-08 07:23:41
Delve into Taxco de Alarcón
Taxco de Alarcón in Taxco de Alarcón (Estado de Guerrero) with it's 53,217 habitants is located in Mexico about 68 mi (or 109 km) south-west of Mexico City, the country's capital town.
Current time in Taxco de Alarcón is now 06:07 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Mexico City with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Taxco de Alarcón, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Mexico is General Mariano Matamoros Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Mexico is Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco in a distance of 60 mi (or 97 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pilcaya, Buenavista de Cuellar, Iguala de la Independencia, Zacualpan and Coatlan del Rio. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 67 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Night Temperature||21°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||7%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 8th of July 2020
30°C (86 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 9th of July 2020
31°C (88 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Friday, 10th of July 2020
31°C (88 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Montetaxco Resort & Country Club
Hotel Los Arcos
De Cantera Y Plata Hotel Boutique
Hotel Boutique Santa Elena
Hotel Casa Grande de Taxco
Hotel Posada San Javier
Hotel Agua Escondida
Boutique Pueblo Lindo
Videos from this area
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On Board: Bernardo Cruz @ Taxco Urban Downhill
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Desfile del 20 de Noviembre en Taxco 2012
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(3D) Taxco - Mexico Full HD 1080i (Sony HDR-TD30V)
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Video de Taxco de Alarcón, Gro.
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México: conmemoración extrema de la Semana Santa en Taxco
En Taxco, Guerrero, un acontecimiento llamativo es la "Procesión de las ánimas" de Semana Santa donde los peregrinos se van flagelando a lo largo del camino. Cortesía de Ruptly, prohibida...
Taxco semana santa 2010 procesión de los cristos
el Jueves santo después de la procesión del prendimiento empieza a las 23:00 hrs en la iglesia de la veracruz la procesión de los cristos que es la mas larga de todas las procesiones de...
Beetle Ballet - Taxco, Mexico
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Tianguis de Joyas de Plata, Ciudad de Taxco de Alarcón
Visita al Tianguis de Joyas de Plata, en la ciudad de Taxco, Estado de Guerrero, México.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Taxco de Alarcón (usually referred to as simply “Taxco”) is a small city and administrative center of a municipality of the same name located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. The name Taxco is most likely derived from the Nahuatl word tlacheco, which means “place of the ballgame. ” However, one interpretation has the name coming from the word tatzco which means “where the father of the water is,” due to the high waterfall near the town center on Atatzin Mountain.
Santa Prisca Church (Taxco)
The Church of Santa Prisca is a colonial monument is located in the city of Taxco de Alarcón, in the northern state of Guerrero, Mexico. This is a building built in the 1750s (more precisely, between 1751 and 1758), dedicated to the Catholic religion in that population whose main activity was -and remains- mining Plate. The construction was ordered by the Catalan miner José de la Borda, one of the most prosperous of the region of Taxco in the 18th century.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Taxco de Alarcón.
- Buenavista de Cuellar
- Iguala de la Independencia
- Coatlan del Rio
- Ixtapan de la Sal
- Tepecoacuilco de Trujano
- Ciudad de Huitzuco
- Villa Guerrero
- Almoloya de Alquisiras
- Ocuilan de Arteaga
- Sultepec de Pedro Ascencio de Alquisiras
- Cuetzala del Progreso
- Joquicingo de Leon Guzman
- Emiliano Zapata
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Taxco, Tasco, Taxco de Alarcón, Таско-де-Аларкон