San Francisco de Campeche

Campeche, Mexico

Ready for Pirates!

San Francisco de Campeche, also known as just “Campeche” is located in the state of Campeche, México, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of México. 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, México

Calakmul is located in the state of Campeche in southeastern Mexico about 22 milhas ao norte da fronteira Guatamalan. É um sítio arqueológico maia descoberto nas profundezas das selvas da região da Bacia de Peten. O nome foi dado o site por seu descobridor, Cyrus L. Lundell, e meios “Cidade das Duas Pirâmides adjacentes.”tem 6,750 estruturas antigas a maior é a grande pirâmide ea segunda pirâmide é também um dos mais altos das pirâmides maias.

Oaxaca Cidade

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca Cidade, México

Oaxaca Cidade, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, is the largest city and capital of the Mexican estado de Oaxaca. It is located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains from the base of the Cerro del Fortin to the banks of the Atoyac River. Oaxaca is a tourist town, featuring colonial-era buildings built with the native green stone and archeological sites such as Monte Alban, named a Patrimônio Mundial dentro 1987.

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Tlacotalpan

Tlacotalpan, Mexico

Colorful Tlacotalpan, México

Tlacotalpan is located in the eastern coastal region of the estado de Veracruz, México. 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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Cidade de Puebla

Cathedral in Puebla City, Mexico

Cathedral in Puebla City, México

Puebla City is located southeast of México City in the state of Puebla, México. 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. As atrações mais notáveis ​​são o Zocalo, uma praça cheia de árvore com muitas esculturas, cercado pela Prefeitura, Casa de los munecos eo Catherdral. Perto é El Parian um mercado de artes e ofícios. A toupeira mais conhecido é nomeado para esta cidade, Mole Poblano. E todos os anos no quinto de maio Puebla comemora a derrota dos franceses em 1862. Este feriado é comemorado também na U.S. mas não é amplamente observado no resto do México.

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Orizaba

Orizaba, Mexico

Orizaba, México at Dusk

Orizaba is located 20 miles from Cordoba, its sister city, na estado de Veracruz, México. 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 Tajin, México

El Tajin está localizado no município de Papantla, a noroeste da cidade portuária de Veracruz, in the state of Veracruz, México. El Tajin was named a World Heritage Site in 1992 por causa de sua arquitetura e importância cultural. Entre seus monumentos antigos é a famosa Pirâmide dos Nichos, o Grupo Arroyo, os Ballcourts Norte e Sul e os palácios de Tajin Chico. Tem sido o sítio arqueológico mais importante e atração turística em Veracruz, O nome El Tajin refere-se a um trovão ou um raio e os doze deuses do trovão habitam as ruínas.

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Cholula

Cholula, Mexico

Cholula, México

Cholula is a pre-columbian Mesoameican site dating back to the second century BC. It is located just west of Puebla City, Its great pyramid is the largest pyramid in the Americas and the largest pyramid by volume in the world.

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Tilaco

Mission in Tilaco, Mexico

Mission in Tilaco, México

Tilaco is one site of the Sierra Gorda Missions located in the central Mexican state of Queretaro. Foi construído pelo circa franciscana missionária Junipero Serra 1750 e é conhecida pelas suas fachadas coloridas e cantaria. They were named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO dentro 2003.

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Ruínas de Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan Ruins, Mexico

Ruínas de Teotihuacan, México

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. O nome “Teotihuacanis an Aztec phrase meaningplace where gods were born.

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