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Torreon

Country: Mexico
State: Mexico
City: Torreon
Type of Location: Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By air

Airports nearest to Torreon are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.
 
  Torreon Airport (distanced approximately 3.1 km)
  Durango Airport (distanced approximately 190 km)
  Monclova Airport (distanced approximately 250 km)
  Saltillo Airport (distanced approximately 250 km)
  Zacatecas Airport (distanced approximately 300 km)

By road

Torreon is reached via land through a lot of carretras and highways leading to cities like Saltillo , Monterrey , Durango and Chihuahua

Key places to visit
Christ of the Noas, The Historic Center, Arocena Museum, Bosque Venustiano Carranza, Founders Park, Gate of Torreon

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Places to Visit

Christ of the Noas

The Christ of the Noas is located in the Cerro de las Noas , the northern city of Torreon , Coahuila , Mexico , is a sculpture by artist Vladimir Alvarado, who wanted to immortalize in his gesture of Christ protector.The giant statue is 21.80 meters high from its base, and is built with 580 tons of reinforced concrete, is the most representative symbol not only of Torreon , but throughout the Laguna region . Conceived in 1873 by priest Jose Rodriguez Tenorio, Christ is the third largest in Latin America, exceeded by the Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the Cristo de la Concordia in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The largest statue of Jesus Christ created the world is the Cristo-Rei in Portugal (with 113 meters high).

The Historic Center

The city is no exception to these characteristics in regards to its center. It is historic because it was in this area where the city was born, which was laid before the railroad tracks and built the first railroad station. Still retains some buildings from the aesthetic point of view are attractive, functional and beautiful. In it, he lived for many years the most important business of the city.The Center also worked because public services were efficient. There lighting, security, adequate parking, transportation, cleaning of streets, sidewalks and plazas. The Harriers flocked daily to the center because that was bought, played and walked there. More was still habitable, the large population living in the Center

Arocena Museum

Arocena Museum , is a large, modern rooms with interesting museum of contemporary art, European art, art of New Spain and regional history, established in the city of Torreon , Coahuila Mexico .The MUSA was built at the initiative of the Foundation E. Arocena, and is based on a collection of more than 300 works of colonial art, European and Mexican were acquired during the last hundred years by the family Arocena and their descendants.

Bosque Venustiano Carranza

Main lung of the city, located at the confluence of Avenida Juarez and Cuauhtemoc. The Forest is the place held a lot of cultural, civic and sporting events. It has an auditorium, multi-sport courts, open spaces with trees, sports clubs and rides.

Founders Park

Is an ecological park dedicated to all those who participated in the founding, growth and development of the City of Torreon, Coahuila. It was inaugurated on June 30 of 1999 and is located in one of the most important entries in Torreon. At the entrance of the flags flying from Spain , the United States , England , Netherlands , France , Germany , Lebanon , China , Palestine and Mexico . It has an indoor stadium, multipurpose gift courts, a jogging track, river and artificial lake. It also has an outdoor theater with a capacity of approximately 1,000 spectators. Continually own cultural shows are performed in the region.

Gate of Torreon

Tower Gate consists of an ear of wheat representing agriculture, the yellow represents the desert is the city that also has 38 grains spike representing each of the municipalities in the State of Coahuila

Right Time to Visit

February - August

Temperature

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