Culiacán is full of surprises. Although it may not sound like a tourist destination, there are attractions that will make your stay in the city a memorable and fun time. Whether you’re traveling alone or with your family, this city has a little bit of everything for everyone.
These are the 5 activities in Culiacán that you cannot miss. Prepare your itinerary and enjoy your time in the capital of Sinaloa.
Forum Culiacán is a shopping center located in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico, in Desarrollo Urbano 3 Ríos, one of the largest districts in the city, next to the Culiacán River. The two-story complex includes many clothing stores, a pet store, a food court, and a movie theater. The quintessential meeting point for local people and the region.
It is the home of the Tomateros de Culiacán, a professional baseball team that participates in the Mexican Pacific League. The Tomateros stadium has been the scene of 3 final series, 3 Mexican Pacific League championships and 1 Caribbean series.
Also known as Estadio Carlos González y González, it is a soccer stadium for the Dorados de Sinaloa team.
A Day in the Botanical Garden
The addition of art and architecture to the natural beauty separates it from any other you’ve been to. In addition to having fountains, paths and buildings, there are authentic pieces of contemporary art that intervene in the space in spectacular ways.
Climb the Lomita
At the top of Cerro Monte Largo, the Sanctuary of Guadalupe is one of the great symbols of Culiacán. The church itself is spectacular, with its five impressive stained glass windows that recount the different biblical passages from the life of the Virgin Mary. Best of all is the panoramic view of the city from the viewpoint, unmissable!
Have Fun at EME Park
Whether you go for your dose of adrenaline to the amusement park area or you just want to relax and row a boat on the artificial lake, this park is perfect to forget about the city for a while and have fun in the middle of nature. You can also cool off in the pools and slides area or do some exercise on the courts and running track.
Visit the Sinaloa Science Center
Here you will find fun for the whole family. In the interactive museum, knowledge becomes a game. Learn about the universe and planet Earth as you touch, squeeze and be amazed at the different seasons that illustrate concepts like electricity, gravity and thermodynamics. In the planetarium, your imagination will travel to outer space. In the workshop area, there is always something new to learn.
Go to the Sinaloa Art Museum
The MASIN is the most important space dedicated to art in the entire state. What is good is that it has all kinds of art, from paintings made in the 19th century to contemporary art, including pieces by renowned painters such as Francisco Goitia, Juan Cordero, Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo and Pedro Coronel. If you only have time to visit one museum or cultural space during your trip, this has to be it!