Mexico is one of the most visited countries in the world. Its wonderful Caribbean beaches, its famous gastronomy and its incredible culture are just some of the reasons to take a tour of this beautiful country.
It is so big and different that you are sure to find a place you will fall in love with. The Riviera Maya is the most popular tourist area, but this country has attractions in almost every part of its territory.
Which places to visit in Mexico?
Teotihuacan is a pre-Hispanic archaeological site located about 50 kilometres northeast of Mexico City, in the State of Mexico. The city was built around the 1st century AD by the Teotihuacan culture, one of the most important in Mesoamerica.
The site includes several monumental structures, such as the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, as well as temples, palaces and places.
Teotihuacan was one of the largest and most advanced urban centres of its time, with a population estimated at over 100,000 at its peak. The city reached its peak in the 4th century AD and was abandoned in the 7th century AD.
Teotihuacan is an important archaeological site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. In 1987, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Chichen Itza is a pre-Hispanic archaeological site located on the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico.
It was an important Mayan city that flourished between the 9th and 12th centuries A.D. and has monumental structures such as the Pyramid of Kukulcan, the Temple of the Warriors, the Platform of the Eagles and the Jaguars, among others.
The city was a centre of trade, religion and politics. It is noted for its advanced astronomical and architectural knowledge.
The Pyramid of Kukulcan, for example, has 365 steps (one for each day of the solar year) and is designed to create light and shadow effects during the spring and autumn equinoxes.
Chichen Itza is an important archaeological and tourist site, and has also been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tulum is a pre-Hispanic archaeological site located on the Caribbean coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico.
It was an important Mayan city that flourished between the 13th and 15th centuries A.D., and has monumental structures such as the Castillo, the Temple of the Frescoes and the Temple of the Descending God, among others.
Tulum is strategically located on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Tulum also boasts a white sandy beach and turquoise waters, making it a popular tourist destination.
It is also located in one of the areas of the Riviera Maya, which offers various tourist options, such as luxury hotels, theme parks, water activities and extreme sports.
Tulum is an important archaeological and tourist site, and of course, it has also been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Izamal is a city located in the state of Yucatan in southeastern Mexico. It is also known as the “City of the Three Cultures”, as it has important vestiges of Mayan culture, as well as Spanish colonial architecture and a Christian history dating back to the time of the conquest.
Izamal was an important Mayan city that developed between the 3rd and 12th centuries A.D., and has monumental structures such as the Pyramid of Kinich Kakmó, the Temple of the Hazards and the Temple of Itzamatul.
During colonial times, numerous churches and convents were built, such as the Convent of San Antonio de Padua and the Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.
For all these reasons, Izamal is an important tourist destination, especially for its colonial architecture and rich cultural history.
Holbox is a small island located off the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico.
The island is part of the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, in the state of Quintana Roo. Holbox is a popular tourist destination due to its beautiful white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and its relaxed and tranquil atmosphere.
The island is a haven for various animal species, such as flamingos, pelicans and sea turtles. Tourists can enjoy activities such as bird watching, diving, snorkelling and swimming with whale sharks in season.
The island also has a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops, where visitors can sample the local cuisine and buy handmade crafts made by the locals.
Holbox is a relatively quiet tourist destination and perfect for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.
Palenque is an important pre-Hispanic archaeological site located in the state of Chiapas in southeastern Mexico.
It was an important Mayan city that flourished between the 6th and 8th centuries AD, and boasts impressive monumental structures such as the Temple of the Inscriptions, the Palace, the Temple of the Cross and the Temple of the Sun, among others.
Palenque is known for its rich architecture, sculpture and reliefs depicting Mayan mythology and history. The archaeological site of Palenque is surrounded by a lush tropical jungle that is home to a variety of flora and fauna.
Palenque is one of the most important archaeological sites in Mexico and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
It is also located in a tourist region that offers a wide range of attractions, such as waterfalls, underground rivers, indigenous villages and a rich gastronomy.
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