Top Tourist Destinations In Mexico

Top Tourist Destinations In Mexico

Mexico, a Spanish speaking country in North America, is one of the most popular tourist destinations with nice, warm and admiring people. From its unique authentic food, archaeological sites, ancient Aztec pyramids, museums, excellent weather from snowy mountains in Sierras, rainy jungles and deserts to the astonishing beach resorts on the Pacific and Caribbean Side, this country can got something for every sort of traveler.
Read on ahead to discover the top four tourist destinations in Mexico.

Mexico City

Mexico City, capital of Mexico, is one of the largest and most populous cities of the world, with maximum number of museums. Moreover, due to numerous State Houses, this city is also referred as “City of Palaces” by the tourists. From several historic buildings and Mexico Cathedral in its vicinity, it’s the magnificent architecture which attracts the tourists most.

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Here, you might visit the Catedral Metropolitana, which is the oldest and largest Cathedral in Latin America, Plaza de las Tres Culturas giving an idea about the fusion of Aztec, Spanish and Contemporary Mexican architecture, Arena Mexico famous for Mexican free wrestling, Temple Mayor which is another archaeological site in Zocalo located next to the Catedral Metripolitana, La Feria de Chapultepec which is a famous children’s amusement park, Angel de la Independencia commonly known as el Angel which is the symbol of victory, Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe which is considered as one of the holiest place of Catholicism in the world and this shrine is known to guard the shroud of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and finally after touring at last, you might sit down on the top of Latino Americana Tower and enjoy the panoramic view of this capital city.

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While you are travelling, for your tummies, there is typical Mexican cuisine like Quesadillas, Enchiladas Suizas, Tacos al pastor, Tamales, Atole made from sweet corn, along with the famous Mariachi Band Plays for your amusement.

Cancun

Cancun, a coastal city located at the Mayan Riviera in the easternmost state of Quintana Roo on Yucatan Peninsula, is the biggest resort area in the country of Mexico today, which previously was simply a long strip of forests flanked by the beaches. It is the island tourist zone being a part of the world’s second largest coral reef. It becomes a pleasure to visit the city in summer due to its beautiful, warm, soothing and tropical weather, though it has some casual rains during the months of June to December.

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This city is divided into three distinct areas of “Ciudad Cancun” or Cancun city which is a town on the mainland providing trendy nightlife and shopping along with appreciative and impressive hotel zone, “Isla Cancun” or Cancun Island more famous as the Hotel Zone, is a 15 miles long sandbar located on the offside of the mainland, and thirdly there lies a Nichupte Lagoon for boating excursions and jet-skiing, in between the island and the Cancun City.

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This city serves to be the heart of adventurous people, who love snorkeling, water-skiing, island hopping, parasailing, scuba diving and windsurfing by enjoying the beautiful white sandy beaches with gentle waves on turquoise water. Here, you might even catch a glimpse of bull-fight, or take a trip to the mangrove forests. It also has an interactive aquarium to visit.

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza, meaning “at the mouth of the well of Itza” is the largest of the Maya cities in the Peninsula of Yucatan and the second most visited archaeological site of Mexico. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the country. Moreover, it has “The Kukulkan Pyramid “locally known as ‘El Castillo’ or the castle, exactly 24m high, is one of the new seven wonders of the world along with The Great Wall of China, Petra in Jordan, Christ Redeemer in Brazil, Machu Picchu in Peru, The Roman Collesseum in Italy and The Taj Mahal in India.

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Other to-be visited sites are Juego de Pelota or the Main Ball Court, which is the largest and best-preserved ball court amongst the nine ball courts in the Mayan World, the North Temple with sculptured pillars as well as murals and sculptures, the Temple Of The Jaguars near the south-eastern corner of the ball court with carved panels and serpent columns, Temple Of The Skulls to the right of the ball court famous for the rows of skulls representing the heads of sacrificial victims carved into the stone platform, and Platform Of The Eagles next to it.

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Moreover, there are Platform Of Venus or Tomb of Chac-Mool, Sacred Cenote which is a great natural well extensively used for ceremonial purposes, Temple Of The Warriors, El Mercado, Tomb Of The High Priest, Temple Of The Grinding Stones, Temple of the Deer, Chichan-Chob or Little Holes and El Caracol. This city lies on highway between Merida and Cancun, and you might arrive at the city either via car or by bus from either city. Staying overnight can prove to be the best to enjoy and appreciate the site.

Acapulco

Acapulco, located on a deep semi-circular Acapulco Bay is the largest Mexican resort town and beach, as well as major sea port on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, lying 300kms south-west from Mexico City. Along with the luscious and enticing scenic beauty of the coastal areas, the seemingly postcard-perfect beaches prove to be the topmost tourist attractions, a romantic gateway and hot favourite for the younger generation during spring season.

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The ‘Quebrada Cliff Divers’ or “Clavadistas” are the most well known attractions, along with Fort of San Diego which is a museum and Zocalo, which is the main public square, populated with the Canadian tourists and has numerous shops and restaurants. It is famous for adventures like Bungy Jumping, Parasailing, Balloon Rides, Sky Coaster which is a giant swing, deep sea-fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving on blue waters, and a Cruise along the Coyuca Lagoon. For capturing beautiful views of the sunset, you might head towards a magical place ‘Barra de Coyuca’ which is a point where the bay meets the lagoon. The night clubs and restaurants on the hills in Las Brisas are worth to visit. In addition to all these, there are some water parks at Cici and El Castillo de Los Moyis.

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