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Founded in 1594, it has interesting places such as: the old Jesuit misión of San Miguel Arcángel, the Miguel Hidalgo Plaza, the Municipal “Reforma” Cementery and the Old Elementary School Lic. Benito Juarez. In the vicinity we can find the spring waters of La Huerta, Palmarito and San Benito, and the old San Juan Bautista Parish Temple, in Capirato.

When you visit Mocorito your days will seem to pause between the blue sky, the groves and the whispers of the river. You can walk through its streets and appreciate the richness of this architecture or sit in its small squares and enjoy the murals that will calmly transport you to another era.

Listen to its fantastic anecdotes, myths and little-known legends of animals capable of taking human form and vice versa and how these are part of the local folklore. The Church of Mocorito preserves in its interior, like a treasure, fourteen engravings dating from the 17th century that will leave you wide mouthed. Come to live a unique experience in one of Mexico's Pueblos mágicos; visit Mocorito.

Pueblos Magicos (Magic Towns) Mocorito, Sinaloa, MexicoThe Pueblos Magicos (Magic Towns) program was initiated by the Mexican government to help preserve towns that embodied the best of Mexican culture, history and tradition. Launched in 2001, the program provides financial assistance to places that "reflect the beauty of traditional Mexican culture" according to the Secretary or Tourism. The program has met with great success in terms of increasing tourism and bringing a much needed business into these areas. Currently, there are 34 towns that are officially listed as Pueblos Magicos. Mocorito is since the year 2005 on the list of Magical Tows of Mexico


Video of Mocorito, Sinaloa. Magic Downtown



Location Map of Mocorito


From Mazatlán, Sinaloa to Mocorito, Sinaloa


From Mazatlán, Sinaloa to Mocorito, Sinaloa