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Day Trip to Taxco from Acapulco
"This is a full day tour that begins in between 06:30-07:00 a.m. right at the lobby of you hotel ending at around 8:30 - 9:30pm. After a one hour drive the tour will be stopping for breakfast (not included) at a restaurant in Chilpancigo. The tour will continue with a drive along the mountainside until you reach 5000 feet and arrive at Taxco de Alarcón. Once at the city there will be a few stops at a couple of silver stores where you will receive a short explanation about the silver jewelry industry and have some time for shopping. Afterwards you will go on a walking tour of the city together with your guide.  You will go to the downtown area by the cobblestone streets that wind narrowly up and down the hillside until you get to the magnificent Temple of Santa Prisca on Borda Plaza
From $99.00
 
"Day Adventure from Mexico City: Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"Leave from Mexico City at 7am-7:30am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 9:45am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. Take 2-hours inside the cave and have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. Also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12pm hit the road again going to Taxco. Arrive in Taxco at 12:40pm and tour the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. Visit  inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and see the most important silver jewelries of the city.At 2pm enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour
From $200.00
 
"Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"You will leave from Ixtapan de la Sal at 9am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 10:30am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. The tour takes two hours inside the cave and you will have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. You can also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12:45pm you will take the road again driving to Taxco. You'll arrive in Taxco at 1:45pm and start touring the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. You will take a tour inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and visit the most important silver you will enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour or you can choose another restaurant to visit in the city. At 3:30pm
From $87.00

More Shopping in Taxco el Viejo

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Best place to go shopping for pottery, sculptures, gifts, etc. I did most of my shopping from here and bought amazing stuff for a decent price such as a sculpture, masks, vases, silver, pottery and...
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Masks

The Taxco region is famous for their intricate masks. They have small ones, the better for packing, or, if you're on your way home, huge masks. The big ones can go for quite a bit (from $50-100 for a...
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Silver shopping in Taxco

If you are in Taxco, you will have to buy some silver for your girl/boyfriend/mom/long lost auntie. This is one of the premier places to buy silver in the world. You won't get super cheap deals...
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Everywhere

I highly recommend that you get off the beaten path and just walk around the side streets.I found that quite a few people where selling silver out of their homes at a much better price than the stores...
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Silver for sale - everywhere

No particular shop, as the silver shops are everywhere,although there is a 'reconstructed silver mine' which is nothing more than a lure to attract tourists, but is at least co-operatively run - and...
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