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Things to see and do in Mexico

Mexico City

History. Culture. Architecture.

This cultural metropolis offers dramatic murals, ancient ruins and classical architecture. The Aztecs founded Mexico City in 1325 as Tenochtitlan. Later the city was conquered by the Spaniards and rebuilt. Today, the mountain-surrounded city is a busy metropolis with 20

million inhabitants. It’s a melting pot of European and indigenous culture, glorious Aztec ruins, classical European architecture, an established art scene and spicy delicacies. Walk down Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City’s version of the Champs-Élysées, home to a monument with a golden statue of the Angel of Independence. This wide street connects the National Palace with the Palace of Chapultepec (Castillo de Chapultepec), a hilltop estate overlooking the city. The Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) in Mexico City’s premier art institution. Explore the four-storey palace with its impressive marble facade, high ceilings and art deco interior. Discover the city’s ancient history at the National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología). See the reconstructions of temples, tombs and sculptures of the Maya, Aztec and other civilizations. Not far from the city centre are the ruins of Teotihuacan, the remains of a city destroyed in 100 BC. was built. You will find temples, murals, and the world’s third-largest pyramid in this location.

Guadalajara

History. Culture. Cuisine.

The intriguing architecture, Mariachi music and mouth-watering cuisine will make you fall in love with one of Mexico’s largest cities. Many praise this second largest city in Mexico, not only the cradle of Mariachi and tequila but also a modern, cultural city with extensive shopping

centres and urban parks and stately historic buildings. Guadalajara is the capital of the central Mexican state of Jalisco, and this sprawling metropolis is home to some 4.5 million people. Wide streets and modern office buildings characterize the highly developed city and show a rich cultural identity. Visit the 17th-century Catedral Metropolitana (Catedral Basílica de la Asunción de María Santísima), a striking building with Gothic Revival towers. Foodies who want to try authentic Mexican cuisine can indulge in the massive, covered Mercado Libertad, the freedom market. Here you can taste the most diverse snacks, from tamales with cheese and meat to the local delicacy ‘birria’, a delicious stew. If you also want to admire the city’s modern side, go to Plaza Tapatia, where a unique fountain forms the centre. Or indulge yourself in the many shops on Plaza del Sol. Also, visit the neoclassical Teatro Degollado, where folk dance performances are still regularly performed.

Puebla

History. Architecture. Cuisine.

One of the oldest cities in Mexico fascinates visitors with its Spanish colonial buildings, creative cuisine and artistic atmosphere. Puebla lies in a former Spanish colony with more than 2000 historical buildings in a valley between four volcanoes. Admire the authentic facades covered

with Talavera tiles, Baroque churches decorated with statues of angels, richly decorated towers and colonial mansions. Puebla was founded in 1531. In the heart of the Old Town is the Zócalo, the central rectangular square that has been there since the early years. Start your visit in the lively square. Every day thousands of people from the area come here to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Street musicians play folk music, street vendors sell their wares, and cafes and shops are good business. Admire the architectural style of the impressive Puebla Cathedral, which lies along the Zócalo’s southern side. The church is a mix of Baroque, Renaissance and Neoclassical styles. Look around the spacious interior with the elaborately decorated chapels. Climb to the top of one of the bell towers for impressive city views and volcanoes. Puebla is also popular as a gastronomic destination. The invention of mole poblano, a thick spicy sauce, is credited to the city. All over Puebla, you’ll find exclusive dining options as well as street stalls selling empanadas and molotes. Head to the Barrio del Artista for arts and crafts, where artists work in their studios and sell their works. On weekends, find even more art, locally crafted jewellery, carpets, clothing and amulets at the flea market in Plazuela de Los Sapos.

Cancún

Naure. Beaches. Cuisine.

Enjoy ancient Mayan temples, the world’s second-longest coral reef, endless beaches and even longer nights in this Yucatán city. This Caribbean Sea city on Mexico’s southeast coast is particularly popular with divers, fishers, history buffs, and fun-seekers. Cancún has been a

popular tourist destination since the 1980s, but it is no longer just for partygoers. With its extensive water sports facilities, the history and culture of the Mayans, Mexico and the Caribbean, Cancún is a suitable destination for all kinds of holidaymakers. Cancún is located on the Yucatán Peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico. Just off the shoreline is a massive coral reef that hosts some of the best dive sites in Mexico. Go snorkelling straight from the beach in Playa Tortugas to admire the colourful fish and plant species underwater. Take a boat from one of the many diving centres out to sea to go diving or swim with dolphins at Playa Delfines. The Gulf is a true paradise for fishers, and at Aquaworld, you can book a fishing trip by boat right from the beach. The area around Cancún was of great importance to the Maya, the region’s original inhabitants. You will find several archaeological sites of great historical value, such as the ruins of El Rey in the heart of Cancún’s hotel zone. Visit the state-of-the-art Museo Maya de Cancún to learn about the area’s rich history and discover why the Maya thought the world would end in 2012.

Baja California Sur

Nature. Cuisine. Beaches.

From the surreal desert landscapes in the north to the sensational cities in the south. This state has both culture and natural beauty. Located in the southern part of the Baja California Peninsula, the most obvious draw is its beautiful coastline. Head to the beach to relax on the

white sand, enjoy water sports and climb the huge rocks that rise from the water. If you want to get active, go kayaking, diving or snorkelling in Parque Nacional Cabo Pulmo. The shallow bay is teeming with colourful marine life and is one of only three living coral reefs in North America. Stately, mountains and desert regions stretch as far as the eye can see. For more natural beauty, head to the desert landscapes and the extraordinary, green lagoons of Desierto de El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve, one of the largest reserves in Latin America. Go mountain biking, hiking and camping here. You can see fantastic grey whales in the lagoon San Ignacio in the winter months. Travel south to enjoy the capital, La Paz. There is a lively atmosphere in this city, and there are many good seafood restaurants. Also, take a look at the calendar, which is always full of festivals. The most famous festival, Carnival, takes place in February. When you’re at the southernmost tip of the peninsula, unwind completely in Los Cabos. The shopping centres and golf courses clearly show that North America has influenced this resort. There are two distinct areas, San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, which are connected by a 33-kilometre highway. Both are definitely worth your time.

Oaxaca

History. Culture. Beaches.

Discover the enduring traditions and ancient wonders of native cultures and explore the charming colonial towns in this prosperous cultural state. The southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca is an ancient region known for its variety of indigenous cultures and its beautiful beaches on the

Pacific Ocean. The rugged and densely forested Valles Centrales are an essential centre for indigenous cultures, with the Zapotec and Mixtec being the most notable. Explore the highly cultural cities, enjoy regional cuisine and learn about the remarkable biodiversity of the state’s fauna and flora in its nature reserves. Oaxaca’s capital of the same name is an excellent place to start your adventure. The old town area of ​​the bustling city of Oaxaca is adorned with ornate colonial architecture, beautiful religious monuments and leafy plazas. Discover the rich variety of cultures of this region at the Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca or the Museo de Arte Prehispánico de México Rufino Tamayo. Immerse yourself in the views, smells, and flavors at Oaxaca’s Mercado Benito Juárez. Sample some regional culinary specialities such as bitter chocolate and crispy roasted grasshoppers. You can also find a lot of souvenirs and handicrafts on the market.

Yucatan

History. Nature. Beaches.

Yucatan is a popular holiday destination where you can admire famous pyramids and the remains of ancient Mayan civilizations. Discover bustling cities and completely unwind in the sleepy fishing villages. Yucatan is a Mexican coastal region known for its Mayan ruins and

beautiful coastline. The capital Mérida and the surrounding towns are great places to enjoy impressive architecture and scenic landscapes and enjoy fantastic entertainment options. Visit Chichén Itzá to admire the ruins of an ancient Mayan civilization. This is one of the most visited archaeological areas in Mexico, and some of the structures have been restored with great care. Take a look at the ball game field and the stone temples. Of course, you can’t avoid taking a look at the world-famous pyramid. Many people choose to stay overnight here and visit the excavations early in the morning or late in the afternoon to avoid the crowds and the heat during the day. Scattered across the peninsula are numerous other Mayan archaeological towns, such as Ek Balam, known for its well-preserved statues, and Uxmal, renowned for its elaborate ornamental facades. See if you can make your visit to Uxmal coincide with the impressive light and sound show. The Yucatan capital, Mérida, is a fascinating mix of old and new, brimming with colonial history and Mayan relics. Mérida is also known as the ‘White City’ due to its whitewashed limestone buildings. The centre is a maze of narrow streets that alternate with large squares. Stroll around the bustling markets and attend one of the many evening events held downtown. During the day, you can visit the museums in the city and admire the churches from the colonial era, for which objects from the Mayan temples were used during construction.

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This sprawling country south of the United States is ideal if you love fantastic beaches, history and cultural attractions. Mexico is a country of great historical heritage and natural beauty. Mexico City is the country’s capital and is one of the 15 largest metropolitan regions in Central America and the world. Palacio Nacional is ideal for learning about Mexican history, from its Aztec roots and independence from the Spaniards to today’s modern sophistication.

Enjoy pleasant temperatures, friendly people, handmade products and delicious cuisine throughout Mexico. Nice souvenirs are silver jewellery or colourful pottery. Also order gorditas, tostadas, enchiladas and mole. These authentic dishes are tastier than the Mexican restaurants north of the border. Enjoy your visit to this welcoming country. Mexico offers lots of sunny and exciting destinations. Enjoy the excellent nature and cuisine for which Mexico is so famous in every city. Don’t miss out on this beautiful country.

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