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20 Best and Fun Things To Do In Taxco, Mexico

Though it may be small, this city is one of Mexico’s premier tourist destinations – and it’s not hard to see why.

Taxco is home to some incredible natural wonders, including spectacular waterfalls that flow into shimmering turquoise pools.

Taxco is also known for its colonial architecture and narrow cobblestone streets that will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

However, the main thing that the town is famous for is its incredible silverwork. Anyone interested in buying silver items will find the greatest selection here, as well as good prices.

The Taxco Cableway is another must-see for awe-inspiring views of the city, while those interested in history should check out one of the many museums and monuments in the area.

Want to know more? See our list of recommendations below to help you make the most out of your trip to Taxco

The 20 Most Popular Things To Do In Taxco, Mexico

20. Cerro del huixteco

5.0 ★★★★★ (8 reviews)

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19. Ex Hacienda del Chorrillo

4.7 ★★★★★ (95 reviews)

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Location: Del Chorrillo Barrio del Chorrillo Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-627-3732

18. Casa Borda

4.4 ★★★★☆ (110 reviews)


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Location: Plaza Borda # 1 Real de Cuauhtemoc 1 Centro Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-622-6617

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17. Ex Hacienda de San Juan Bautista

4.4 ★★★★☆ (153 reviews)

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Location: 40323 Taxco el Viejo Guerrero

16. Museo Casa Figueroa

4.6 ★★★★★ (296 reviews)


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Location: Calle de Guadalupe 2 Centro Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-622-0003

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15. Sanctuary of the Lord of the Holy True Cross

4.6 ★★★★★ (325 reviews)

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Location: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon Barrio de la Veracruz Taxco Gro

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14. Templo de Chavarrieta en Taxco

4.6 ★★★★★ (478 reviews)

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Location: De Chachalacas Barrio de Chavarrieta Taxco Gro

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13. Cascada De Cacalotenango

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,034 reviews)

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Location: la merced Gro

12. Former convent of San Bernardino of Siena

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,066 reviews)

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Location: C Benito Juarez Barrio del Exconvento Taxco Gro

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11. Zocalo, Taxco

4.7 ★★★★★ (6,680 reviews)

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Location: Agustin de Tolsa 9 Centro Taxco Gro

10. Cristo Rey. Cristo Monumental.

4.6 ★★★★★ (6,992 reviews)

Location: C del Bosque 89 Barrio del Atache Taxco Gro

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9. Taxco Pozas Azules

4.1 ★★★★☆ (8 reviews)


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Location: Centro Taxco Guerrero

8. Rancho La Mision

4.8 ★★★★★ (129 reviews)


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Location: Cruce Plata S N Juliantla Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-621-0480

7. William Spratling Museum

4.4 ★★★★☆ (131 reviews)

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Location: Calle Porfirio A Delgado 1 Centro Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-622-1660

6. Plaza Borda

4.6 ★★★★★ (347 reviews)


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Location: 40200 Agustin de Tolsa 10A Centro Taxco Gro

5. Museum of Religious Art Taxco, Casa Humboldt

4.5 ★★★★★ (393 reviews)

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Location: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon 12 Centro Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-627-4258

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4. Pozas Azules de Atzala

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,408 reviews)

Location: Atzala de la Asuncion Taxco Gro

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3. Mina Prehispánica de Taxco

4.6 ★★★★★ (2,527 reviews)

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Location: Cerro De La Mision #32 Gro

Tel:  762-622-8286

2. Taxco Cableway

4.5 ★★★★★ (3,305 reviews)

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Location: Los Plateros 3 Ahuacatitlan Ahuacatitlan Gro

Tel:  762-622-1300

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1. Santa Prisca de Taxco

4.8 ★★★★★ (3,811 reviews)

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Location: Plaza Borda 1 Centro Taxco Gro

Tel:  762-622-0183

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Taxco, Mexico! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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