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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Tijuana

Tijuana, Mexico Cutural Hotbed

Tijuana, Mexico a Cutural Hotbed

Tijuana is the located on the northern and western edge of the Baja California Peninsula. It is the largest city in the state of Baja California and an industrial and commercial center. Sharing a 15 mile border with its sister city San Diego it has established itself as an international cultural metropolis. The San Ysidro Port of Entry is the busiest land-border crossing station in the world with over 300,000 a day.

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