September Magdalena

Magdalena de Kino destinations of Sonora is located in the northern part of the State of Sonora, 80 kilometers from the border, borders to the North with Nogales, to the South with the municipality of Santa Ana, to the East, Imuris and Cucurpe, and to the West with the municipalities of Tubutama and Saric. The municipality has an area of 1,460.23 km2, and the main towns are San Ignacio, San Isidro, Tasiacuri and El Sasabe. Main attractions Turisticosen which refers to tourism infrastructure, it has 6 hotels and restaurant-bar 6. Religious and cultural tourism is no doubt representing the largest contingent; festivities in October which are performed to venerate San Francisco Javier during the last days of September and early October, attracts a very significant influx of visitors. As main attractions include the plaza monumental, the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, the mausoleum of the Father Kino and San Ignacio’s mission. Are a lot of attractions, the most important are: Temple of Santa Maria Magdalena place where the image of San Francisco Javier, Santo’s wide recognition both in Sonora and in the neighboring state of Arizona is venerated.

Crypt of Father Kino honorable enclosure that jealously holds the mortal remains of the missionary Jesuit Eusebio Francisco Kino, evangelizer of the Pimeria Alta, who died in the year of 1711, in the mission which he founded and which was called Santa Maria de Magdalena de Buquivaba. Monumental Plaza built in 1966, after the discovery of the remains of Father Kino, today the crypt, the temple, Municipal Culture House, Museum and monument of Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta are found. Father Kino museum construction adapted by Mr. Marco Antonio Ortez, exhibiting various objects of indigenous cultures in the region, such as photographs, weapons and vestments. Mausoleum of spouses Colosio Riojas located in the municipal Pantheon, where the remains of who was candidate for the Presidency of the Republic and his wife are saved.