Did you know that Durango has marigold fields where you can take free photos?


There are around 90 hectares “painted” in yellow due to the presence of marigolds, the flower that symbolizes the Day of the Dead in Mexico.

It is Villa Juárez, and is located approximately 12 kilometers from the municipal seat of Lerdo, in the Comarca Lagunera. Where there is also production of the flower known as lion’s hand.

These days are the perfect time to visit these most Instagrammable marigold fields in Durango, and those who wish can stop by and take photographs completely free of charge.

It is worth mentioning that in addition to Villa Juárez, there are other towns that offer these beautiful settings, such as Monterrey, Sapioriz, León Guzmán, 6 de Enero, Las Isabeles, El Sacrificio, La Loma and Los Ángeles.

If what you are looking for is to fill your reel with beautiful images, all you have to do is ask the producers for permission so that you can immediately take all the photographs you want.

There is no cost, but it is necessary to request permission, and follow the recommendations presented, which include not affecting the plantations.

The cempasúchil flower is native to Mexico, and according to experts, its name comes from the Nahuatl “cempohualxochitl” which means “twenty flowers” or “several flowers.” It is a flower considered a symbol of life or death.

Today, this flower is used to give color to textiles, make insecticides and even as medicine. And many years ago, they resorted to this flower against the discomfort of vomiting, indigestion and diarrhea.

Source: El Sol de Durango