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Most Popular places to visit in mexico

Most Popular places to visit in mexico

1)Mexico City

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The Statue of Charles IV in Plaza Manuel Tolsá in Mexico City, one of the world’s largest cities with an estimated 20 million people living in the region.

2)Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres.

Isla Mujeres is an island in the Mexican Caribbean Sea, located 8 miles off of the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.

3)Oaxaca

Hierve el Agua,Oaxaca, Mexico

Hierve el Agua,Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexico – Monte Alban

Oaxaca, Mexico - Monte Alban

Petrified waterfall at Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico

Petrified waterfall at Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico

The city of Oaxaca is the capital city of the Mexican state of the same name. It is located in the Centro District in the Central Valleys region of the state, in the foothills of the Sierra Madre.

4)Cancun

Cancun, Mexico

Cancun, Mexico

Dzitnup Natural Well – Cancun

Dzitnup Natural Well - Cancun, Mexico

Riviera Maya ~ Xcaret, Mexico

Riviera Maya ~ Xcaret, Mexico

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Cancún is located on the northeast coast of the Yucatán Peninsula. It is a major world-renowned tourist destination, just north of Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort band known as the Riviera Maya.

5)Tulum Ruins

Mayan pyramid in Uxmal, Mexic

Tulum Ruins.

Tulum is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city. The ruins are situated on 12-meter tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea.

6)Cozumel

Chankanaab Lagoon

Chankanaab Lagoon

Sunset, Beach, Cozumel

Sunset, Beach, Cozumel

Cozumel is an island in the Caribbean Sea off the eastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula known for its balnearios, scuba diving, and snorkeling.

7)Izamal

Izamal

Izamal, Yucatán, Mexico

Izamal, Yucatán, Mexico

Izamal is known in Yucatán as “The Yellow City” (most of its buildings are painted yellow) and “The City of Hills” (though most of the “hills” are probably the remains of ancient temple pyramids.

8)Akumal

Akumal, Mexico

Akumal, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Akumal is a small beach-front resort community 100 km south of Cancún. Akumal means “place of the turtles” in the Mayan language.

9)Valladolid

Valladolid

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Valladolid is a city located in the Yucatan Peninsula and is known for its natural beauty, cultural riches, and historical relevance to the country.

10)San Juan Chamula

 

San Juan Chamula

San Juan Chamula, Chiapas, Mexico

San Juan Chamula is a township in the Mexican state of Chiapas.

11)Acapulco

Acapulco - Romantic Honeymoon Destinations For a Lifetime of Memories.

Acapulco Waterfall

Acapulco Waterfall - Mexico

Cliff divers, Acapulco, Mexico

Cliff divers, Acapulco, Mexico

Parasailing

Parasailing

Acapulco is the original Mexican resort town which came into prominence by the 1950s as a getaway for Hollywood stars and millionaires. Still, Acapulco remains a popular tourist destination especially among Mexicans and as a spring break destination among US college students. No visit to Acapulco is complete without watching the cliff divers perform their impressive jumps into ocean. They have been doing it since the 1930s, although today the divers are professionals.

11)Guanajuato

Guanajuato

Balloon Festival

Balloon Festival

Nestled in the mountains of the Sierra de Guanajuato lies the beautiful colonial city of Guanajuato. The city was founded in 1554 next to one of the richest silver mining areas of Mexico. The 16th-century mining boom led to the construction of beautiful haciendas and fine colonial buildings. Guanajuato streets and many colorful alleyways spread out in every direction while most of its traffic is served by a network of underground tunnels making it an excellent city for pedestrians.

12)Dias des los Muertos, Oaxaca

Dias des los Muertos, Oaxaca..

Dias des los Muertos, Oaxaca

Dias des los Muertos, Oaxaca.

The city of Oaxaca is well-known for having one of the best Dia de Los Muertos festivals in Mexico, a holiday celebrated in many parts of Latin America. In Mexico the festival can be traced back thousands of years ago to indigenous cultures such as the Zapotec and Aztec. In Oaxaca the Day of the Dead Festival starts at the end of October when families prepare the tombs for the return of the spirits. During this time tombs and home altars are decorated with flowers and families leave offerings for the spirits in the cemeteries.

13)Los Cabos

Los Cabos

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Secrets Marquis Los Cabos

Secrets Marquis Los Cabos

Los Cabos is a lively 20 mile beach area at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. The white sandy beaches backed by sophisticated resorts, restaurants, bars and other attractions run from spring break destination Cabo San Lucas down to the quieter San José del Cabo. Los Cabos is a great destination for water sport aficionados with some of the best all-around sport fishing in the world. In the winter, whales can be observed in the Pacific ocean.

14)Palenque

Palenque

Cascadas de Agua Azul , Palenque

Cascadas de Agua Azul , Palenque

Palenque is an archaeological site that was located on the western edge of the Maya empire in the present-day state of Chiapas, Mexico. Palenque is much smaller than some of its Mayan neighbor cities, but it contains some of the finest architecture and sculptures the Maya ever produced. Most structures in Palenque date from about 600 AD to 800 AD including the Temple of Inscriptions, the only Mesoamerican pyramid built as a funerary monument.

15)Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon.

Copper Canyon..

Copper Canyon

The Copper Canyon is in fact a network of canyons which together are several times larger than the Grand Canyon. The most popular way to explore the Copper Canyon is on the “Chihuahua al Pacifico” Railway. The track passes over 37 bridges and through 86 tunnels, rising as high as 2,400 meter (7,900 feet) above sea level featuring spectacular views of the canyons below.

16)Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan.

In the 2nd century BC a new civilization arose in the valley of Mexico. This civilization built the flourishing metropolis of Teotihuacán and it’s huge pyramids. The Pyramid of the Sun was built around 100 AD and is the largest pyramid in Teotihuacán and all of Mexico. The construction of the smaller Pyramid of the Moon started a century later and was finished in 450 AD. Seven centuries after the demise of the Teotihuacán empire the pyramids were honored and utilized by the Aztecs and became a place of pilgrimage. Mesoamerica’s greatest city is just 31 miles (50km) northeast of Mexico City and can be reached by bus or taxi.

17)Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

Hidden Beach, Marieta Islands, Puerto Vallarta

Hidden Beach, Marieta Islands, Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta.

Situated on the Bay of Banderas along Mexico’s Pacific Coast in the state of Jalisco is the popular vacation city, Puerto Vallarta. Landscapes of gorgeous beaches and lush jungle mountains envelope this picturesque town of colonial landmarks, first-class resorts, gourmet restaurants, fabulous shops and dozens of nightclubs.

18)Lechuguilla Cave

Lechuguilla Cave

19)San Miguel, Mexico

San Miguel, Mexico

20)Palacio de Bellas Artes

Palacio de Bellas Artes

  • Greg Kennon

    WOW! I truly did not know that Mexico had so many beautiful places to visit! Can’t wait to explore them all!