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tequila jalisco

Tequila is a municipality and a town in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. The name Tequila comes from the Nahuatl word Tecuilan or tequilla, that means place of tribute.It is a "magical town." Tequila is known for giving its name to Tequila, as one of the territories in which it occurs.

Its first settlers were chichimecas, Otomi, Toltec and Nahuatl. The town was originally settled in a place called Teochichán or Techinchán: instead of almighty god or where there are many snares and traps.

The town of Tequila is located in different relief, has little flat land, except for some small valleys, the terrain is very irregular. On the shores of James and Chico River is 700 meters above sea level south of the town is recorded up to 2,900 m (Cerro de Tequila) on the north side are the heights of 1,700 and 1,800 meters, but with this inSierra Balcones Heights is 2,300 meters.

Attractions: Walking between the blue reflected light is Tequila, offers visitors an important group of monuments dedicated to the memory of its most illustrious. Get to know some of them:

Plaza de Armas

Old building has now been remodeled, with benches, mats of different colors and other elements to give a contemporary image, it retained its French style architecture kiosk, where the town hall and you could see gardens, two concourses, monumentsMiguel Hidalgo and Benito Juarez, and framing this beautiful square, the monument to the Famous Men (Defenders of Tequila).

St. James Temple

Located in the center of town, dates from the seventeenth century and was built by the mason Martin Casillas. The cover is two and a pediment, the sides of the arch there are pairs of Doric columns, and among them, niches with reliefs of cherubs, in the second section there is a window framed coral pairs of Doric columns at the sides , pad and relief decoration plant. The interior is of a ship, ribbed vaults, stained glass windows and reredos neoclassical main lantern in the center, in the atrium are two colonial-style fountains and a statue of Santo Toribio Romo, the court guarding the first two cherubim.

Templo de Santo Toribio Romo

Located on the bank of Tequila, the temple is built on the site where the martyr was tortured during the war Cristero. Santo Toribio Romo was born on April 16, 1900, received his priestly ordination on December 23, 1922 and was entrusted with the parish as Tequila, Jalisco, which was not a very attractive mission since then was one of the where civil and military authorities were pursuing more the priests. He died on February 25, 1928.

Santuario de Guadalupe

Building dating from 1960 built in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe. From 28 October to 12 December 46 rosaries are recited traditional.

Abandoned Chapel

Built in 1536, was the first center of evangelization in the region of Tequilana initiative of Fray Juan de Calero. It was consecrated in August 1946 on the ruins of the First Temple.

Shrine of the Holy Cross

Renovated old building where the faithful come to celebrate the Day of Santa Cruz, May 3. Are performed native dances.

The way to get from Guadalajara to Tequila is taking the free road to Nogales No. 15, better known to Puerto Vallarta, is followed by the Tequila Trail, playing the towns of Arenal and Tequila Amatitán. There are 60 miles or 45 minutes. Tequila has transport Taxis, buses and bus stations with foreign bus routes to Guadalajara and municipalities. There are also tourist transporters offers tours to Tequila Factory and Historic Center.

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