Uxmal

Uxmal, Mexico

Uxmal, México

Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located 38 miles south of Merida, the capital city of the state of Yucatan, México. A UNESCO Patrimônio Mundial, it contains one of the most important archeological sites of the Mayans, including the Pyramid of the Magician and the House of the Doves. It is a popular tourist destination with hotels and a museum within walking distance to the site.

Sian Kaan

Sain ka'an, Mexico

Sain ka’an, México

Sian Ka’an is a biosphere reserve in the town of Tulum, Quintana Roo, México. It became a UNESCO Patrimônio Mundial dentro 1987. Part of the reserve is on land and part is in the Caribbean Sea, including a section of coral reef. The reserve offers protection for the endangered species in the Riviera Maya and provides environmental education to the local communities to assist and train the residents working with ecotourism.

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.

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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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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