San Francisco de Campeche

Campeche, Mexico

Ready for Pirates!

San Francisco de Campeche, also known as justCampecheis located in the state of Campeche, Mexico, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico. Campeche serves as the Capital of the state of Campeche and has a population of over 200,000 people. The city has earned the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its preservation and the quality of the architecture. The city has retained most of the wall fortifications built to defend it from the pirates of the Carribbean.

Calakmul

Calakmul, Mexico

Calakmul, Mexico

Calakmul is located in the state of Campeche in southeastern Mexico about 22 miles north of the Guatamalan border. It is a Maya archeological site discovered deep in the jungles of the Peten Basin region. The name was given the site by its discoverer, Cyrus L. Lundell, and meansCity of the Two Adjacent Pyramids.there are 6,750 ancient structures the largest is the great pyramid and the second pyramid is also one of the tallest of the Maya pyramids.

Oaxaca urbem

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca urbem, Mexico

Oaxaca urbem, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexicanae maxima urbe et Capitolio status Oaxaca. Sita est in radicibus montes a radicibus Sierra Madre Cerro del Fortin Atoyac ad ripas fluminis. Oaxaca is a tourist town, Aliquam coloniae lapide viridi-era edificatis cavationibus sicut indigena Monte Albano, nominatur Mundus Heritage Site in 1987.

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Tlacotalpan

Tlacotalpan, Mexico

Colorful Tlacotalpan, Mexico

Tlacotalpan is located in the eastern coastal region of the status Veracruz, Mexico. Tlacotalpan is a World Heritage Site, chosen in 1998 because of the architecture which reflects the fusion of Spanish and Caribbean in its wide streets, houses in many colors, and beautiful old trees in both public and private spaces. The name is from the language Najuatl and it meansplace between two rivers.

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Urbe Puebla

Cathedral in Puebla City, Mexico

Cathedral in Puebla City, Mexico

Puebla City is located southeast of Mexico City in the state of Puebla, Mexico. It is the fourth largest city in Mexico and is an industrial hub and a World Heritage Site because of its history and architectural styles. Maxime notabilis attractiones sunt Zocalo, repletus multis platea lignum sculpturae, circumdederunt per urbem Hall, Casa de los Muñecos et Catherdral. Nearby est Deus artium et pario in foro. In hac civitate notissima nomine talpa, Mole poblano. Omni anno quinto Maii celebratur Puebla Francorum in proelio 1862. Hoc est etiam festum celebravit in U.S. sed non multa ceteris serventur Mexicum.

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Orizaba

Orizaba, Mexico

Orizaba, Mexico at Dusk

Orizaba is located 20 miles from Cordubae, its sister city, in the status Veracruz, Mexico. Its name comes from the Nahuatl language meaningvalley of happy waters.One of the notable sites of the city is El Palacio de Hierro (The Iron Palace). Designed by Eiffel and built with 600 tons of steel it is now longer used as the city hall but is a tourist attraction. Other tourist attractions include the Church of La Concordia and the State Art Museum.

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El Tajin

El Tajín, Mexico

El Tajín, Mexico

El Tajin is located in the municipality of Papantla, northwest of the port city Veracruz, in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. El Tajin was named a World Heritage Site in 1992 because of its architecture and cultural importance. Among its ancient monuments is the famous Pyramid of the Niches, the Arroyo Group, the North and South Ballcourts and the palaces of Tajin Chico. It has been the most important archeological site and tourist attraction in Veracruz, The name El Tajin refers to thunder or a lightening bolt and the twelve gods of thunderstorm inhabit the ruins.

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Sed perditus in Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan Ruins, Mexico

Sed perditus in Teotihuacan, Mexico

Teotihuacan Ruins are located 30 miles northeast of Mexico City, in what is now the San Juan Teotihuacan municipality in the state of Mexico. The site is known for having the most architecturally significant pyramids built in Pre-Columbian Americas. Also of interest are the anthropologically significant residential compounds, the Avenue of the Dead and beautifully preserved murals. The nameTeotihuacanis an Aztec phrase meaningplace where gods were born.

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