Culiacán

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Perla Judith Beltrán Acosta , Miss Mexico 2009, 2009 Miss World, Miss World top model Arts *José Limón, pioneering modern dancer and choreographer Gallery Image:Culiacan3.png Cathedral in Culiacán Image:Culiacan4.png Culiacán's downtown Image:Culiacan8.png Culiacán street Image:Culiacan9.png Culiacán River by Sinaloa Blvd Image:Culiacan12.png "La Plazuela Rosales" See also * Aguaruto


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right after the parking area, and the school supplies store Office Depot. * '''Plaza Fiesta''' - A plaza located on the center. It offers Coppel, a Ley Plaza (Super Market), restaurants, little boutiques and shoe stores. * '''Plaza La Campiña''' - A plaza little mall in eastern city, very near the Culiacán river. It offers Pavi, Coppel, a Mega Plaza Comercial Mexicana (Super Market), many boutiques, jewelers, and seasonally a Go Karts track. * '''Movie theaters:''' Cinépolis (1), Cinemex (2


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the growing population. Hoping to construct an edifice of truly magnificent proportions, the padres retained the services of ''maestro albañil'' (master stonemason) Isídro Aguilár of Culiacán. Camphouse, p. 30 Aguílar took charge of the church's construction and set about incorporating numerous design features not found at any other California Mission, including the use of a domed roof structure made of stone (Rock (geology)) as opposed to the typical flat wood


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Francisco Vásquez de Coronado set out from Culiacán to explore what is now the southwestern United States. Settlers from Europe came to Culiacán, and in the following centuries, Culiacán continued to be a quiet town. It was only after the federal government built dams in the adjacent areas in the 1950s that agriculture exploded and the city began to grow exponentially. Some of Mexico's largest agricultural conglomerates operate in the vast and fertile coastal plains. The agro-industrial


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* Imala's hot springs, which are about a 30 minute ride from the city and close to several dams and reservoirs where you can fish large mouth bass all year round. * Altata beach located 30 minutes from Culiacán, where there has been extensive development over the last couple of years. It has a "sister" beach called Isla Cortés (Cortes Island) or Nuevo Altata (New Altata) where this project of travel destination, has begun with some restaurants, and private areas. It is famous for its blue sea, white sand, modern restaurants and bars, nightclubs, and high sea waves. * The Cathedral, a 19th-century church which began construction in the 1830s. * Plazuela Alvaro Obregón, which was the place for social gatherings in the 1800s. * La Lomita or Templo de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe is the tallest church in Culiacán, situated on a hill with a view of the entire city. * The Centro Cultural Genaro Estrada, known by the locals as "Difocur", encompasses a theater, movie theater, a cafe and a group of museums specialized in local culture. DIFOCUR is also the home of the Orquesta Sinfonica Sinaloa de las Artes. The OSSLA performs a 42-week season (September to June) of symphony, pops, opera, ballet, and chamber music, and features musicians from more than fifteen different countries, including Mexico, the United States, England, Scotland, Canada, Romania, Argentina, and others. Working under the auspicies of the government of Sinaloa, the OSSLA also performs many outreach and educational programs around the state of Sinaloa, as well as throughout Mexico. * Regional History Museum in the "Parque Constitución", a large art museum downtown and a number of small art galleries owned by several of the local universities. * Botanical Garden and Centro de Ciencias de Sinaloa, a science museum that holds the fifth largest meteorite on earth. * A baseball stadium, the "Estadio Angel Flores" home of Los Tomateros de Culiacán, a bigger football arena called "Estadio Banorte" (Former Estadio Carlos González) home of Los Dorados de Sinaloa, Mexican Football Team, and several university stadiums. * In Downtown, the best preserved old street is the "calle Rosales", between Rosales square and the Cathedral. Attractions * '''FORUM Culiacán Mall (Forum Mall (Mexico))''' - Largest mall in Culiacán. It offers stores like Liverpool, Sears, Zara, C&A, Starbucks, Sanborns, Tous, Cinemex movie theater, MixUp, boutiques, kiosks, food area, and a HSBC. * '''Plaza Galerias San Miguel''' - Second largest mall. It offers Sears, Citi Cinemas movie theater, and mainly shoe stores. * '''Plaza Cinépolis''' - A modern plaza little mall in western city, and it is the only place in Culiacán where anyone can find the Cinépolis movie theater (Cinépolis). It offers many boutiques, some famous restaurants of the city, including Sushi Factory and Italianni's, the Antártica Ice Rink and Royal Yak casino right after the parking area, and the school supplies store Office Depot. * '''Plaza Fiesta''' - A plaza located on the center. It offers Coppel, a Ley Plaza (Super Market), restaurants, little boutiques and shoe stores. * '''Plaza La Campiña''' - A plaza little mall in eastern city, very near the Culiacán river. It offers Pavi, Coppel, a Mega Plaza Comercial Mexicana (Super Market), many boutiques, jewelers, and seasonally a Go Karts track. * '''Movie theaters:''' Cinépolis (1), Cinemex (2), & Citi Cinemas (2). * '''Gambling and casinos:''' Caliente (3), Royal Yak, Ermitage, Las Palmas (Nuevo León franchise), Lomas Play and Play City (2008). * '''Nightclubs:''' O'lydia's discothèque, Bilbao (closed temporally), Kuwa, Penthouse Klub * '''Antártica Ice Rink''' * '''Parks:''' ** Ernesto Millán Escalante Park (previously known as Culiacán '87): It has many pools, attractions, an artificial lake, gardens, sports courts, the longest water slide in northern Mexico, an open air Hellenic theatre, etc. ** Revolución Park ** Constitución Civic Center: Culiacán's civic center located in eastern city at the Malecón Viejo (Old Waterfront), facing the Tamazula river. It has the Culiacán Library, the Culiacán Zoo, the second Dancing Fountains in city where people go when it is hot, sports courts, a big run track and a Hellenic theater. ** Las Riveras Park (The Riversides Park): A park located around the Tamazula river, between Forum Culiacán Complex, the Isla de Orabá park (Orab Island park) the Malecón Viejo (Old Waterfront) and the Malecón Nuevo (New Waterfront). It has only pedal boats and a tyrolean across the river. Also a bike path, including recreational games. Here is celebrated Mother's Day, Father's Day, Children's Day and the Holy Week. * '''Water parks:''' Splash Club! is one of the largest water parks in the state of Sinaloa. * '''Nearby towns and villages:''' ** La Primavera (The Spring) is a small and private urbanized zone in the south of city. Contains many houses, two schools, a little mall next to a full of ducks channel, a sport club and a channels group connected to the biggest lake in Culiacán, where anyone can fish and go camping. ** El Conchal and other small villages with a population of 500 or less are located 8 kilometers from El Dorado. There people live on fishing and tourism. People charge 350 pesos to give boat group tours. Sports The city is home to two professional league sport teams: baseball with the Tomateros de Culiacán from the Liga Mexicana del Pacífico, two championships in Caribbean series in 1996 and 2002; and soccer with Dorados de Sinaloa, who play at the Estadio Banorte (Estadio Carlos González). Duck, dove and goose hunting season goes from early November through March. Culiacán also holds a yearly international marathon. Notable people from Culiacán Entertainment *Yolanda Andrade, TV host *Paul Rodriguez, Hollywood actor and talk show host *Chalino Sánchez, Corridos *Luis Campos, Drummer (Collinz Room, Noelia) *Sheyla Tadeo, actress, comedienne and singer *Cesar Millan, Dog trainer Sports *Julio César Chávez, boxer with six world championships in three weight divisions Wikipedia:Culiacán


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Hellenic theatre, etc. ** Revolución Park ** Constitución Civic Center: Culiacán's civic center located in eastern city at the Malecón Viejo (Old Waterfront), facing the Tamazula river. It has the Culiacán Library, the Culiacán Zoo, the second Dancing Fountains in city where people go when it is hot, sports courts, a big run track and a Hellenic theater. ** Las Riveras Park (The Riversides Park): A park located around the Tamazula river, between Forum Culiacán Complex, the Isla de Orabá park (Orab Island park) the Malecón Viejo (Old Waterfront) and the Malecón Nuevo (New Waterfront). It has only pedal boats and a tyrolean across the river. Also a bike path, including recreational games. Here is celebrated Mother's Day, Father's Day, Children's Day and the Holy Week. * '''Water parks:''' Splash Club! is one of the largest water parks in the state of Sinaloa. * '''Nearby towns and villages:''' ** La Primavera (The Spring) is a small and private urbanized zone in the south of city. Contains many houses, two schools, a little mall next to a full of ducks channel, a sport club and a channels group connected to the biggest lake in Culiacán, where anyone can fish and go camping. ** El Conchal and other small villages with a population of 500 or less are located 8 kilometers from El Dorado. There people live on fishing and tourism. People charge 350 pesos to give boat group tours. Sports The city is home to two professional league sport teams: baseball with the Tomateros de Culiacán from the Liga Mexicana del Pacífico, two championships in Caribbean series in 1996 and 2002; and soccer with Dorados de Sinaloa, who play at the Estadio Banorte (Estadio Carlos González). Duck, dove and goose hunting season goes from early November through March. Culiacán also holds a yearly international marathon. Notable people from Culiacán Entertainment *Yolanda Andrade, TV host *Paul Rodriguez, Hollywood actor and talk show host *Chalino Sánchez, Corridos *Luis Campos, Drummer (Collinz Room, Noelia) *Sheyla Tadeo, actress, comedienne and singer *Cesar Millan, Dog trainer Sports *Julio César Chávez, boxer with six world championships in three weight divisions Wikipedia:Culiacán


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. Another bus station is located near the border with frequent services to Ensenada (Ensenada, Baja California), and other major cities including Mazatlán, Culiacán, Hermosillo, and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco). Major bus lines operating in Tijuana include Azul y Blanco de Magallanes (Blue & White) and Transporte Efectivo Express de Tijuana - TEEXTI; modernizing system originally intended to phase out the other lines that partially introduced but ceased and merged with Azul y Blanco. record1 68-0 (55 KOs) hometown1 Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico recognition1 WBC World Junior Welterweight Champion - 2001 (2001 in baseball) Wikipedia:Culiacán

Culiacán

'''Culiacán''' ( .

The city is located in a valley at the confluence of the Tamazula (Tamazula River) and Humaya Rivers, where the two meet to form the Culiacán River, and is located 55 meters above sea level. It is located in the center of the state with almost equal distance to the other urban centers of the state: Los Mochis to the north, and Mazatlán to the south.

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